Grand Marais Triathlon – September 2

August 27, 2018

Grand Marais, MI – Contestants will begin with a 200-yard swim in Grand Marais Bay. The swim float line will be moved out into approximately six feet of water depth and wading will be almost impossible. A noodle flotation aid will be allowed to aid the adult swimmers, however, they must start one minute after the last swimmer has left the beach to begin their swim in each class, men or women. For those that are unfamiliar, the bay is open to Lake Superior and the warmest it gets is Labor Day Weekend. The swim will definitely wake you up for the start of the race!

Next is a 13.6 mile bike race through the beautiful Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, west of town on a newly paved asphalt road passing by waterfalls and Grand Sable Lake in the shadow of the Grand Sable Dunes; remember, this is a race so don’t let the scenery slow you down!

The final leg of the race, a 5K run going east of Grand Marais, begins and ends at Bayshore Park in downtown Grand Marais. This route takes runners along Grand Marais Bay, through magnificent stands of timber on a secluded country road, and back to town along the same route.

Craft Beer Week – September 3-7

August 27, 2018

Marquette, MI – Marquette Craft Beer Week takes place September 3-9 throughout Marquette. Numerous local restaurants and bars will be celebrating wonderful craft breweries found throughout the great beer state of Michigan. Check out our website for the complete schedule of the events taking place throughout the week, which culminates with U.P. Fall Beer Fest, taking place on September 9 in Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette, MI.

41st Annual Lake Gogebic Fall Walleye Tournament – September 7-8

August 27, 2018

Lake Gogebic, MI – Catch & Release Walleye Tournament. Registration $50 ($75 after Aug. 31) 1st place prize $1000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $200 up to 10th place. Daily prized for Largest Smallmouth Bass, Perch and Northern. Free fish fry on Sunday evening for participants. Mail name, address,email, phone to LGACC, P.O. Box 114, Bergland, MI 49910