Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Run/Walk/Bike events have been becoming increasingly popular across the United States.  In the Iron Mountain area, we have a growing number of these events that are both long running and brand new. We will be updating this list throughout the year so you can always check us out here, on our website, or even our facebook page.

 33rd Annual Norway Spring Classic- (April 20, 2013)15K, 10K, 2-mile run/walk, 8-mile bike ride starting in Norway Michigan.

3rd Annual Northwoods Triathlon:  (June 30, 2013) The Northern Lights YMCA is excited to once again host a local triathlon favorite.  The swim will take place in beautiful Lake Antoine, a clear and calm lake; the bike and run will be scenic routes surrounding the lake.  There will be three events including a Youth Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon, and an Olympic Distance Triathlon.  

M.A.Y Mentor a Youth: ( July 20, 2013) M.A.Y Run is a 1mile, 2mile and 5k walk/run event. Partnership with Anytime Fitness, Hannahville learn and serve project and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area serving Dickinson County.

Lake Antoine Classic: (August 3, 2013) A benefit for Special Olympics. 15K Run and Bike travel through Fumee Lake Natural Area. The course is mostly flat, unpaved scenic trails. The 5 Mile Run, 5 Mile Walk and 2 Mile Run/Walk are around beautiful Lake Antoine. The course is flat and paved (will accomodate strollers). All events start and finish at Lake Antoine County Park, Iron Mountain, MI.

YMCA Mountain MudderGet ready to get muddy! This family-friendly event will take place at Pine Mountain Resort in Iron Mountain, Michigan on Saturday, August 10. The course will include a variety of obstacles sponsored by businesses in our community. It is a fundraiser event to help support the Northern Lights YMCA.

Tour De Dickinson: (August 17, 2013) Whether You are a Hardcore, Serious Rider or Just Someone Who Loves to Ride a Bike, You Will Have a Great Time Riding Down Scenic Roads and Soaking in the Sights of Rivers, Country Land, Fumee Falls, Natural Water Springs and Much More. 6 different routes to suit your level of riding.

Out of the Darkness Walk: (September 7, 2013) The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are 3-5 mile walks taking place in hundreds of communities across the country this year, with the proceeds benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). 

Iron Mountain Road & Trail Half Marathon: (September 14, 2013) The Iron Mountain Road & Trail offers a diverse 13.1 mile course with scenic diversity as it travels through historic downtown Iron Mountain, over the Chapin Mine Pit, alongside beautiful Lake Antoine, dipping into the picturesque Fumee Lake Natural area, back out and around the rest of Lake Antoine and back to downtown Iron Mountain.

We will be posting any updates and additions to this list. 

3rdk, 5k, 2 mile run/walk, 8 mile helmeted Bike Ride
Saturday, April 20, 2013 10:30 am cst-staggered start
Norway, Michigan

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