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Three area road races set in July

July 5, 2012
By John Vrancic , Daily Press

ESCANABA - Running and walking events are scheduled in three area communities this month.

The Manistique Paper Chase five and 10-kilometer run/walk is set for July 14 at 9 a.m. Registration will take place from 7:30-8:30 at the Manistique Senior Center.

Races start at the Pearl Street entrance to the Senior Center and finish at the marina.

Entry fee is $12 through July 12, with Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club members receiving a $2 discount. Late entries cost $15. For more information contact Wilbur LaBar (341-2321) or Roger Pratt (341-5557).

The Field Stone 5-K trail run/walk takes place July 21 at 9 a.m. on the Beauchamp Cross Country Course in Flat Rock. Registration begins at 7:30.

Entry fee is $25 through Monday. Late entries cost $35. Contact Deborah Parrett (399-2258) or e-mail to

The 11th Annual Escanaba Lighthouse run/walk is set for July 28 at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 7:30 at the Ludington Park bandshell.

Entry fee is $13 for U.P. Road Runners Club members and $15 for non-members through July 20. All late entries are $20.

Also included is a kids' 400-meter dash, which is free of charge. T-shirts, however, can be purchased for $10.

For details contact Mary Feuerbach (280-0601) or e-mail to



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