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MECCA Trails host Winterfest ski races


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MERCER, Wis. - Saturday drew a crowd to Mercer early in the day, as cross country skiers made their way to the MECCA Ski Trails for the annual Winterfest live races.

"It turned out great, about twice as many skiers here than last year, said Mike Shouldice, one of the organizers of the event, "The 30K race that we just added was the most popular race this year, which was great."

The 30K ski race loop involves two passes at the 15K loop, according to Shouldice.

Shouldice explained that there were around 75 people that came out to participate in the races,...

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