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Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce hosts second annual Forest Frenzy Winter TriathlonSubmitted: 02/16/2019
Adriana Michelle
Adriana Michelle
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Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce hosts second annual Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon
BOULDER JUNCTION - Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce members are looking to bring more visitors to the area.

One way they plan to do this is by adding more outdoor events like the Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon. 

Saturday, they held their second annual triathlon headquartered at Camp Manito-wish YMCA.

People from all over the country cross country skied, snowshoed, and fatbiked. 

"With the triathlons we have found that we're reaching a new market that hasn't been to Boulder Junction before and we got a lot of new faces," said Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Theresa Smith.

This wilderness endurance event featured race courses tucked in the woods. 

Smith said it took 40 volunteers to make sure the courses were ready for the racers. 

"We've been working hard at grooming the trails since the snow started falling in December, especially after that foot of snow that we received earlier this week," said Smith. "It was quite a rush to try to prepare those trails so that it was packed down enough for skiing and mountain biking."

There will be another race in the spring.

It will be a paddling, biking, and running event. 

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