The changing fall colors on my left and on my right are the cascading hills along the Minnesota border, which is right across the Mississippi River. There is just something about the sun shining through on this moody overcast day and seeing the bright beams of light as it ripples acrossContinue Reading

By Patrick Shea – Bicycle Touring came into my life during my college years. I attended a small school on Lake Superior’s south shore, where the deciduous and boreal forests meet and mingle. From Northland’s campus in Ashland, Wisconsin, I spent four years in an ever-widening spiral of aimless pedaling.Continue Reading

REGISTRATION OPENS  Schedule of Events Friday5pm-7pm – Packet Pickup6:30pm – free Mini-Mines Kid’s Trail Race! Saturday6:15am-7:15am – Packet Pickup7:30am – Half marathon start followed shortly after with 7mi/4mi start Please stick around after the race and join us for our famous post-race party complete with fresh brick oven pizza andContinue Reading