Half Marathon




Seven Lakes Half Marathon

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RACE DATE/TIME Saturday, May 7. Arrive by 8:30am, race STARTS at 9:00am
REGISTRATION Online: search for event on RunSignUp.com OR 7:30-8:30am on race day at Amery City Hall
LOCATION/COURSE Amery, WI. Course runs on the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail. The course is out and back, starting and finishing near the Amery Pavilion/Soo Line Park.
ENTRY FEE $40 prior to May 1, 2016, $50 on race day
INFORMATION Tony at 715-268-3295 (admeyers@bremer.com) OR Chelsea at 715-554-1089 (cwhitley@amerytel.net)
AWARDS All finishers receive medals and long sleeve dry-fit shirts; awards to top finishers

Power 2K

RACE DATE/TIME Saturday, May 7 Arrive by 8:45am, race STARTS at 9:15am
REGISTRATION Online: search for event on RunSignUp.com OR 7:30-9:00am on race day at Amery City Hall
LOCATION/COURSE Amery, WI. Course runs on the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail. The course is out and back, starting and finishing near the Amery Pavilion/Soo Line Park. (2K = 1.24 miles).
ENTRY FEE Free! Open to all kids & families who want to walk or run. Strollers and dogs ok too!
INFORMATION Katy at 715-268-0290 (katherine.j.ellefson@amerymedical.com)
AWARDS All finishers receive medals

Fun Adventure Triathalon

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Bike portion of the event will start at the Pavilion and make a loop of approximately 16 miles. It will  end at the Amery beach where the attendees will continue on the canoe/kayak event.
Canoe/Kayak around South Twin Lake.
The event will end with the run on the trail which will start at the beach and end at the Pavilion. Running portion is approximately 3.1 miles and held on the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail.(Route may be subject to change.)
Teams will consist of 1, 2 or 3 people.
Timing by Performance Timing, LLC.

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Upcoming Classses

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Candlelight Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe and Fat Bike event

Extra Vol 8 No 1 January 2016 -page-001Candlelight Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe and Fat Bike event set for January 30 beginning at 5:30 Soo Line Park, Amery
This is the perfect time of year togather with family, friends and neighbors to venture out after dark to cross country ski, snowshoe, fat bike, or pull a sled. Ski/snowshoe starts at 5:30 and Fat bike ride from 7-9 pm..
Luminaries will light two miles of Stower Seven Lakes State Trail from Soo Line Park to County Road C. Bring your supper or some snacks as the tables under the pavilion will be available. Hot chocolate and cider will be ready for you before you start out or after your return. And, as was last year, a warming fire will keep those fingers and toes toasty warm. In
the event temperatures drop below zero, the event will be rescheduled for February 6.
Trail passes are required for users 16 and over and will be available at the event  If you are interested in geocaching there are 65 sites along the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail. Check it out at geocaching.com.