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Bay Trail Fun Run features Lake Pend Oreille views

A group of hikers pauses atop Scotchman Peak above Lake Pend Oreille in Bonner County, Idaho in the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. Senator Jim Risch of Idaho introduced legislation to designate the area as Wilderness on December 8. (Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilde)
A group of hikers pauses atop Scotchman Peak above Lake Pend Oreille in Bonner County, Idaho in the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. Senator Jim Risch of Idaho introduced legislation to designate the area as Wilderness on December 8. (Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilde)
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Registration is now open for the Bay Trail Fun Run in Sandpoint, Idaho, where a few hundred folks run or walk the 5K and 10K courses along scenic waterfront trails.

The family-friendly fun run is scheduled for June 9, starting at 9 a.m. at Sandpoint City Beach. The run, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, follows the Bay Trail out and back for the 5K course and continues on the Creekside Trail, alongside Sand Creek, for the 10K route.

Approximately 400 runners and walkers are expected to register.

All participants will be entered into a drawing for two Festival at Sandpoint season passes, while the top finishers will receive prizes. All participants will receive T-shirts and goody bags that include a coupon for a discounted post-race lunch at Trinity at City Beach.

On-line registration is open until noon June 8 for $25 per person over 13 years old. Kids 12 and under are free. Race-day registration is $30 per person over 13 years old, starting at 7 a.m. Early registrants can pick up packets from 4 to 6 p.m., June 8 at the tent by Trinity at City Beach.

For more information and to register go to pobtrail.org.

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