Pioneer Days Classic held Saturday

MARQUETTE -The 32nd annual GO BIG for Kids Pioneer Days Classic 10K and 2 Mile Run/Walk is set for Saturday in Negaunee.

The race starts at 8:30 a.m., registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the entrance to the Iron Ore Heritage Trail next to the Negaunee Senior Center in downtown Negaunee.

The 2 mile and 10K courses will take participants through Old Towne Negaunee along the heritage trail.

The Pioneer Days parade immediately follows the run with Big Brothers Big Sisters serving as this year’s Grand Marshal. Proceeds from the event go toward Big Brothers Big Sisters community based mentoring program.

Big Brothers Big Sisters was formed in Negaunee in 1969, celebrating 45 years of service to children in Marquette County.

To register and for more information call 475-7801 or visit