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MECCA hosts 2nd annual Turtle River Pursuit


February 17, 2020

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

Kim Green finishes the second leg of the Turtle River Pursuit cross country ski race Sunday at the MECCA trails in Mercer.


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MERCER, Wis. - Pursuit racing was back in the Northwoods for another year this weekend as the MECCA trails in Mercer hosted the second annual Turtle River Pursuit cross country ski race.

"(It was a) fantastic result. The community came out, the skiers loved the course and it was an overwhelming success," MECCA President Mike Shouldice said.

Pursuit racing features two days of racing - an 11-kilometer classic leg Saturday and an 11K freestyle leg Sunday - with the two times combined to determine the overall winner.

Along with the two-leg pursuit...

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