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Mush for A Cure on the Gunflint Trail - March 7 and 8

Mush For a Cure
Mush For a Cure

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WTIP's Ann Possis talks with Sue Prom about the 8th Annual "Mush for a Cure," being held on the Gunflint Trail this weekend (March 7 and 8).  It is the mission of Mush For a Cure to raise awareness of and raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer through annual pledge/tribute runs by dog team.

Ana Genz, Cory Christianson, and Craig Horak are this year's "Bald, Brave and Beautiful" participants.  More information and a donation link are at the "Bald, Brave and Beautiful" website here

Festivities begin Friday, March 7, with registration and the Pink Pasta Feed at Trail Center. The Pink Zombie Party follows from 7 to 11 pm at Windigo Lodge, featuring the Bald, Brave, and Beautiful Contest at 9:30. 
Events on Saturday will take place on Gunflint Lake in front of Gunflint Pines Resort, beginning with a pancake breakfast open to all from 8 to 11 am. The short course begins at 10 am at the Cross River Gravel Pit, and the long course begins with a "sourdough start" at noon in front of Gunflint Pines. The awards ceremony is at 3:30 pm.