Saturday, Aug 5, 2023
This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 5, 2023

Event Details

Fisherman’s Picnic Trail Races, 5 Mile Run/Walk, 5k Run/Walk and Kids Races ¼ and 1 Mile Walk/Run

Date: SATURDAY, August 5th, 2023

Location: Fisherman’s Picnic Trail Run. Pincushion Mountain Trails - 2mi. north of Grand Marais off the Gunflint Trail, Co. Rd 12.

Start Time: 8 am - 8:45 am Race Packet & Bib Pick Up

9 am Kids Races 1/4 Mile Walk/Run or 1 Mile Walk Run $10 (parents can run with kids)

9:30 am 5 Mile Walk/Run or 5k Walk/Run $35

Register at through Aug 4th until 5 pm. No race day registration.

5 Mile Run/Walk - All Ages

5K Run/Walk - All Ages

¼ Mile Kids Run/Walk - 7 and Under

1 Mile Run/Walk - 12 and Under

The trails at Pinchushion are wide and grassy. There are no tight turns or switchbacks. There are rolling hills with steep climbs. These trails are used for cross country skiing in the winter. The course is challenging and rewarding. There is one aid station located at the approximate halfway point for the 5 mile race.

Runner FAQ's

What shirts will be provided?
Our shirts are unisex, short sleeve and 35/65 blend.

Will there be chipped timing?
This event is not chip timed.

I signed up, but now I can’t run this event; can I get my money back?
No refunds will be issued.

Will this event be cancelled due to weather?
Only if conditions are considered extremely dangerous (severe lightning). Announcements will be made via the North Shore Ski and Run Club Facebook page.

Can I run with a stroller?
Due to the nature of the trail (mowed grass, dirt) running with a stroller is not advised.

Can my kids run?
Yes! Kids are welcome to run if registered. Any kids running/walking will need to register for liability reasons–no exceptions.

Race Transfers (“I signed up for the half marathon, but I want to run the 10K instead,” etc.)
All transfer requests require race director approval. Please contact us at

I have another question you didn’t answer here!
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Dog FAQ's
Can I bring my dog?
Please don’t. Dogs are allowed on Pincushion Trails so you can, technically bring them.Pets pose a problem for some participants, though. It'd be best if you leave yours behind for this event. Thank you for your cooperation!

Event's current local time: 11:46 PM CT


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