Monthly Archives: August 2013

Posen Potato Festival 5-K Run/ Walk

tumblr_m9ifxfqbHi1qkj4r4Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Registration at 8:00 am @ Posen High School
Race starts @ 9:00 am Walk starts @ 9:15 am
Fee to enter $20.00 per person or family of four $75.00
For more information please call, Carrie Sobeck (989) 766-2308
tumblr_m9ifxfqbHi1qkj4r4Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Registration at 8:00 am @ Posen High School
Race starts @ 9:00 am Walk starts @ 9:15 am
Fee to enter $20.00 per person or family of four $75.00

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The 62nd Annual Posen Potato Festival

2463630This annual festival is one that you should not miss.  Great fun for you and the family.  It runs from Sept 6th to Sept 8th.
Sept 6, 2013
5:30 PM to 1:00 AM
Downtown Posen

Posen, MI 49776

Contact & More Info

Phone: (989) 766-8128

5:30p.m. – Opening Ceremony for 62nd Annual Potato Festival – Polka Pavilion – flag pole area

6p.m.-1p.m. – Vendors Open

6p.m.-11p.m. – Maple Leaf Amusements Open (Family night armbands, $12)
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TBTA Members Meeting-

meeting2Hope you had a good summer. TBTA is starting up the monthly meetings. Sept. 4th there will be a monthly meeting held at Alpena Community College room 106 of the Center Building at 6 p.m. Discussion will involve the upcoming Chippewa Hills Mountain Bike race to be held on 9/14/2013, the Norway Ridge and Chippewa Hills sign project update, and October work bees at both trails. Hope to see you at the September 4 meeting.

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Next up for Championship Point Series: Addison Oaks Fall XC Race

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Addison Oaks Fall XC Race

What: Addison Oaks Fall Classic Chapter Benefit Race
Who: Presented by CRAMBA-IMBA
Where: Addison Oaks County Park, Leonard, MI
When: Sunday, September 8, 2013

The Course
The course consists of fast and flowing sections with some tight and twisty sections to challenge your skills. The course is approximately 6.6 miles long and is ~70% single track. A map of the trail with the 2013 race route highlighted can be found here.
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A New Batch Of Trails Is On The Way

Summertime is upon us and when you live in Michigan, you know what that means: it’s construction season!  Michigan’s Summer-2013-for-WEBtrails are no exception! Trails in Michigan are constantly being extended and new trails are being built. Whether you’re a biker, runner, or simply enjoy walking Michigan’s trails, check out all of the updates in Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance’s newsletter!Summertime is upon us and when you live in Michigan, you know what that means: it’s construction season!  Michigan’s Summer-2013-for-WEBtrails are no exception! Trails in Michigan are constantly being extended and new trails are being built. Whether you’re a biker, runner, or simply enjoy walking Michigan’s trails, check out all of the updates in Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance’s newsletter!

Aliferis Memorial Race endorsed by Governor’s council

PRESS RELEASE FROM ALPENA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER:0704130856b

The Development Council’s 12th Annual Aliferis Memorial Race has been recognized as a quality physical activity event by the Governor’s
Council on Physical Fitness.

The 12th Annual Aliferis Race, hosted by the ARMC Development Council’s Business Relations Committee, takes place Saturday, August 31.

The race has been named in memory of longtime Alpena General Hospital Pathologist, Dr. Peter Aliferis. His work at the hospital of 37 years touched many people and the race is in appreciation of his contributions to the hospital and to the community. Dr. Aliferis retired in July of 2000 and passed away from cancer March 13, 2002.
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8th Annual Maybury Time Trial

The Motor City Mountain Biking Association is pleased to announce the 8th annual Maybury Time Trial on August 17th, mcmba_1000px_logo2013, brought to you by the good folks at Cycle to Fitness and RACING GREYHOUNDS.

  • This is the 8th race in the MMBA Championship Point Series and counts towards the Time Trial Series – free signup for this series is available here.
  • 2013′s race will follow the proven Time Trial format as previous years with individual start times. It’s you against the clock, with minimal passing and no excuses!
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U.S. House & Senate Attempting Curtailment of Bike/Walk Funding – Need Your Help!

According to the Rails to Trails Conservancy, the adversaries are at it again!”While the Senate inches closer to a vote on Senator Rand Paul’s harmful cuts to biking, walking and trails programs, the U.S. House will take up its transportation spending bill as early as today.A series of amendments to the House bill is expected to also slash future investment in biking and walking – that’s why we need your help to protect the already-dwindling funding for bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects and the Recreational Trails Program.Please write Congress today to support vital funding for biking, walking and trails.Trail-Riders-e1375194017791
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