Just a quick note to point out a few brand spankin’ new trail races in the North Woods! All three of these events provide short distances for those who’d like to give trail running a try:
June 4: Buffalo River 5K & 10K at Buffalo River State Park in Moorhead, MN. Support the Regional Science Center at Minnesota State University, which provides science and environmental education for schools, teachers, and the general public.
July 9: Namekogen Art Fest 5K & 10K in Seely, WI. Proceeds from this event will go towards the Central Cross Country Ski Association, a non- profit organization to support opportunities for talented athletes to pursue athletic excellence in the Winter Olympic Games.
August 16: Battle at the Creek 5K and Half Marathon at Battle Creek Regional Park in St. Paul, MN. Put on by the Sisu Nordic Ski Foundation, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting and developing active outdoor lifestyles for all ages and abilities.