By CHARITY SMITH
MERCER, Wis. — Officials with MECCA Trails have announced they will host their first Winterfest fundraising event in collaboration with the Gogebic Range Health Foundation from Dec. 18 to Feb. 21, 2021.
While the skiing will be real, the event will be virtual, as participants will have the better part of two months to complete races. Winterfest will include the third annual Turtle River Pursuit — made up of 11K classic and 11K freestyle races — as well as three other events on the trail system.
“We are expecting a great turn-out because pe...