The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Mild weather draws crowd to 4th annual DOVE Color Run

 

May 6, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

AT FAR LEFT, Gogebic County Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope continues to hold his arm up after shooting his starter gun for the fourth annual DOVE Color Run/Walk around Wakefield's Sunday Lake on Saturday morning. Standing to the right of Pope is announcer Luke Penrose, while a couple of "Star Wars" characters stand between them amidst the crowd.

By P.J. GLISSON

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WAKEFIELD - The fourth annual DOVE Color Run/Walk had a sunny, warm welcome with Saturday temperatures that grew from the 50s to nearly 70 degrees.

"It's just awesome," said Jeanine Winkowski, executive director of Domestic Violence Escape, Inc., a women's shelter in Ironwood.

The fundraiser, which was based at Wakefield's VFW Post 9084, featured untimed runs or walks around Sunday Lake, as well as prizes, a 50/50 raffle and a pancake breakfast.

The event lived up to its name in that participants were given packets of nontoxic colored powders that th...



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