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Wolverine fundraiser well-attended

 

February 5, 2018

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

MACKENZIE BACKMAN on the left, beat Signe Buerger on the right to the finish line for the 5K victory at Saturdays YooperBeiner held at the Wolverine Nordic Trails. Both young ladies were spotted warming up together in solidarity before the race began.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The YooperBeiner Snowshoe Race Saturday at the Wolverine Nordic Trails complex is designed to raise funds and promote area health, while giving people an excuse to get off the couch on a Saturday and hit the wood line. The race has three components, a kids pre-race event with its own subdivided age divisions, a 5K race or walk, and a 10K competitive race with many competitors also attached to teams for an overall time.

Race organizer Sue Spaete said they had over 120 pre-register for the event this year and 17 kids for the Kid...



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