Osceola’s teacher Race Rolling takes first again in Stower Half-marathon

b51df2e7-0926-45c9-aeb6-cbae32ff3019Top finishers Race Rolling, Tammi Braund and Greg Attickson ran the Stower half-marathon with times at 1.20.51, 1.32.02 and 1.33.45. The event sponsored by Friends of Stower Seven Lakes State Trail is the second half-marathon which is gaining popularity.  Bill Zager, President of the Friend’s group said “The momentum for trail events such as the half-marathon is building at a fast pace.”  In addition the the half marathon, the Power Up event, just prior to the race not only brought out 120 kids but CHOMP the carrot. Upcoming events include the 6th Triathlon on June 11beginning at Soo Line Park in Amery.  Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Amery/StowerSevenLakesTriathlon.

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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