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Ironwood to Bessemer and Back

September 25, 2021

What?

Bridges & Bluffs is back with in-person and virtual events!

FROM IRONWOOD TO BESSEMER AND BACK!

We have some exciting things in store for the 2021 edition of Bridges & Bluffs!

First, we will once again be able to have an in-person event featuring our Half Marathon, Relay, and 2-Mile events.  We had so much fun giving those who didn't want to run an opportunity to support the Iron Belle Trail with the 0K Couch Potato Race that we are bringing that back too!

We will also have the option of competing virtually this year for those who can not attend in-person! That means we have an option for just about everyone!

The other exciting news is that we are moving the start and finish of the race to the Downtown Ironwood City Square!  This new park is the centerpiece of Ironwood and provides ample room for all types of events. Stay tuned to see how we will be using this space to make Bridges and Bluffs Even Better!

13.1

Half Marathon

13.1

Relay

2 Mile

Run

2 Mile

Walk

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Are You Ready?

When?

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Half Marathon & Relay Start: 9:00am
2-Mile Start: 9:30AM

Virtual Events can be run any time from September 1 through September 25!

  • HALF MARATHON - $50
  • HALF MARATHON RELAY - $80
  • 2-MILE RUN/WALK - $25
  • 0K - Couch Potato - Support the Trail from your couch - $25

Discount available for UPRRC Members - Join Here

Where?

For 2021, we will once again be having an in-person event!  We will be following all guidelines if anything changes, but we expect to be able to have a full event in-person.  Plus, we are giving those who can not attend the opportunity to compete in our Virtual event which can be completed anywhere from September 1 through September 25!

For this year, we will be having a new start and finish area in Downtown Ironwood at the new Downtown City Square on the corner of Lowell and Aurora Streets.  The races will continue to the Depot Park and along the Iron Belle Trail and back.  Turnaround in Bessemer will be on the Iron Belle Trail behind the Bessemer City Hall.

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In Partnership with the Gogebic Range Health Foundation

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Train and Compete with us on Strava!

Train for your Half Marathon or 2-Mile race along with other competitors in our Strava group!  Strava is also a great way to track your run if you are competing in the virtual event. We encourage you to track your race using Strava and join our Strava Club to share with other participants.  Here you can train along with others and post the results of your race in September.  We also encourage you to share your tracking, photos, and stories to our Facebook page.

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KEEP IN TOUCH

Have a question? Interested in being a sponsor or want more info? Drop us a line and we'll get back to you right away. Also make sure you like the Bridges and Bluffs Half Marathon on Facebook and let your friends know so you can all share in the fun!

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