Gunflint Trail Canoe Races

It’s that time of the year and the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races are here again.  This Wednesday evening folks will gather at Gunflint Lake to raise funds for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.  There will be food, raffle prizes and of course the annual canoe races.  Come support the GTVFD, cheer for the Voyageur Crew and have a great time at the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races.

Gunflint Trail Canoe Races – A Northwoods evening of family fun!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Gunflint Lodge Waterfront
143 S. Gunflint Lake
Grand Marais, MN 55604
This is a fundraiser for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.

All proceeds go to the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department
The event times are as follows:
4:00 pm-7:30 pm Silent Auction
4:00 pm Kids Fun events begin
4:30 pm Food service begins
6:00 pm Canoe Races begin with the long distance race followed by many age and gender races with gunnel pumping as the finale.
Race registration is at the waterfront.
6:00 pm General Raffle

The Canoe Races are sponsored by the Gunflint-Seagull-Saganaga Property Owners Associations and Chris Steele of Seagull Lake is the 2014 chair. Proceeds from this top summer Trail event go to the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department which provides fire, emergency and rescue services to keep residents and visitors safe. The deparmnet is completing a long term program that has upgraded facilities at all three stations along the Trail and welcomes funds to maintain these buildings and equipment.

For more information contact:
Julie Henricksson, the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races Committee at 218-388-2246.

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