Hundreds of runners will take to the streets this weekend for the Journeys Marathon in Eagle River. It’s a race known for its scenic beauty.
It’s the 18th year of the annual race, and organizers are proud of the fact that Runner’s World magazine voted it one of the five best kept marathon secrets in the year 2000.
Kim Emerson is Events Coordinator at the Eagle River Chamber of Commerce. She says the race attracts people from all over the country who want to run in a natural setting.
The weather didn't cooperate as desired, but an organizer for Cranberryfest in Eagle River said the event went well.
The event is held the first weekend in October at the Vilas County Fairgrounds. The Chamber of Commerce's Kim Emerson talked to WXPR's Ken Krall about the two-day event.
Emerson says volunteers were again critical to the success of Cranberryfest and she thanked them all.