In August of 1969, Dr. Thomas Rosandich who ran an intensive training camp in the north wood of Iron County Wisconsin, gathered 70 of his athletes and charted a course that took them 26 miles, 385 yards north of Hurley. The beginning of the Paavo has brought us to 50 years later and the being the "Longest Running Marathon in Wisconsin"
$1,000 cast prize for Overall Top Male and Female Marathon Finishers
Sponsored by The Hurley Chamber of Commerce
7:30 am - Marathon Start
7:30 am - 5 Person Relay Start
7:30 am - 2 Person Relay Start
8:00 am- Half Marathon Start
11:00 am - Awards