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Iron Belle's second annual trail fundraiser goes well


September 24, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

GETTING A great start Saturday are participants in the Iron Belle Trail Bridges and Bluffs 2-mile run/walk, which started on Mary Street in Bessemer. Don Peterson of Ironwood, who is No. 560 in front, said this was his second year as a participant.


BESSEMER - Despite a fall chill in the air, Saturday's Iron Belle Trail Bridges and Bluffs half marathon and 2-mile run/walk drew enthusiastic participants to the starting point on Bessemer's Mary Street.

Race director Phil Strong had to stay home due to illness, but Jonathon Rulseh said, "all the volunteers" joined forces to replace him. "We all pulled it together," he said gamely of the second annual event, which was a fundraiser for the Friends of the Trail group.

The half marathon started at 9 a.m., and Rulseh said 93 runners in that race took th...

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