Hope Starts Here Challenge

On Saturday, May 12, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m., the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will be hosting the annual “Hope Starts Here Challenge”. Events will include a kids 1 mile run and 5k, 10k, and half marathon runs, a duathlon, and a family-friendly walk and bike ride on the multi-use path.

The kids 1 mile run, the duathlon 5K runs, and the 5K and 10K runs start at Lakeview Arena then head east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue, then north along the multi-use path toward Presque Isle Park. The 1-mile run will turn around before the intersection with Wright Street. The 5K turns around near the Dead River Bridge. 10K race continues to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use bike along Pine Street and then cross Pine Street to return to Lakeview Arena.

The half marathon starts at Lakeview Arena then heads east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue before crossing Lakeshore Boulevard and proceeding south on the multi-use pathway. The course continues south on the multi-use pathway to the turnaround at the Carp River. The course then returns toward Lakeview Arena, going past Lakeview Arena and continuing to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use bike along Pine Street and then cross Pine Street to return to Lakeview Arena.

The duathlon will consist of a 5k run, 10-mile mountain bike, and 5k run. The 5k run will follow the same route described above. The 10-mile mountain bike race will start at Lakeview Arena, cross Pine Street and enter the Berry Events parking lot, then proceed through NMU to the pedestrian corridor located west of Lakeshore Boulevard, in the process crossing Wright Street, Hawley Street, Schneider Mill Road, and Powdermill Road.

The family-friendly walk and bike ride will start at Lakeview Arena and will use the sidewalk along Fair Ave to NMU crossing at Presque Isle Avenue. The turnaround is at the discretion of the participant.

No roads will be closed; however, the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.

 

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Please come and voice your views on tourism in Marquette County. Two community conversations will be held in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Library in Marquette on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 3:30 or 6 p.m. Coffee and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 906-630-5477.

If you cannot attend either of these meeting times please fill out the online survey about Marquette County Tourism by visiting this link: nmu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9QOYTjQFVOqaI97
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Downtown Marquette Farmers Market
Farmers Market under the Big Top, tomorrow. We are in the U.P. and have to adapt to the weather. Too much going on not to. So tomorrows market will be set up under 2 large event tents on the Commons plaza. The market cashier and some vendors will be inside the building. The fireplace will be on too. Winter squash tasting and Power of Produce tomorrow. Lots to see and do, plan to come downtown in the morning. Market accepts cash, debit/credit cards, SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project FRESH and Senior Market FRESH and Hoophouses for Heath.
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Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, Oberstar, Inc. will be proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacements on Third Street between Fisher Street and Mather Street. This
work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last less than one week for this phase of the project. Access to Mather Street will be available by means of Fourth Street.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
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City of Marquette - Municipal Government
On November 6, 2018, voters in the City of Marquette will be asked to approve a change in the City Charter. The proposal would change the way PILT is calculated between the City of Marquette and the Marquette Board of Light and Power (BLP). Both the City and the BLP worked together to develop this change.

For more information, please visit: www.marquettemi.gov/charteramendment/
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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

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