Thanks for all the race help

To the Editor:

The 2nd annual Fall Color Classic 8k fun run-walk was held at the Gratiot River North trails in Allouez Township on Oct. 5, 2013. The heavy rain forecast held off until evening, and the participants enjoyed the trails through the colorful woods and along the Lake Superior shoreline. The race results are available at Our thanks to the major event sponsors: Ahmeek Streetcar Station, Calumet Golf Club, Fitzgerald’s Restaurant, Habaneros Fresh Mexican Kitchen, Library Restaurant and Brew Pub, Pat’s Foods, Trailside Lodge Motel, and The White House Motel. Also many thanks to those who donated raffle prizes and food: Ace Hardware Calumet, Ahmeek Streetcar Station, Applebee’s, The Bike Shop, Copper Isle Printing, Cross Country Sports, Down Wind Sports, Econo Foods, Habaneros Fresh Mexican Kitchen, Keweenaw Co-op, The Laser Lady, Toni’s Country Kitchen, and the White House Inn.

Also, a thank you to Mr. Svoke at the Houghton wood shop for making the award plaques for the race, 16 in total.

Event proceeds go to paying down the mortgage on this fun hiking/ biking/horseback riding/skiing/snowshoeing trail. Donations can be made at Open during daylight hours 365 days/year, no fee. Maps and directions at Save the date for the 2014 Fall Color Classic 8k Fun Run/Walk: Saturday October 4, 2014. See you then!

Kate Griffith,

FCC Race Director