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RUNNING: Sour Grapes Half and Half Saturday at arboretum

The 11th annual Sour Grapes Half and Half Trail events are scheduled Saturday at Northland Arboretum in Brainerd/Baxter.

The four-event day kicks off with 1-mile and one-half-mile kids races at 8 a.m., followed by a mass start for the half marathon run and 10-kilometer run/walk at 8:45 a.m.

Kids’ races are limited to ages 12-under. Age classes for adult events are listed on the website.

More information is available at the arboretum or online at

In-person late registration will be at the arboretum from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Kids’ registration closes at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The race will be limited to 500 adult registrants.

In conjunction with the event, Black Bear Lodge and Saloon is offering a bottomless pasta plate for $9.99 all day Friday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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