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The 18th Annual Anishinaabe Sobriety Run View Full Blog


The 18th Annual Anishinaabe Sobriety Run, a 4-day event, began in Red Lake, MN on Tuesday, July 30, 2014. During their trek, they have passed thru Bemidji and Cass Lake communities, so far. The cities of Grand Rapids and Floodwood are the next waypoints, and arriving at their destination on Friday, August 2nd, at Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fond du Lac. Any and all runners were encouraged and welcome to participate in any and all of the run or join up at any time during the 200 mile relay. If you'd like more information or interested in running/support this great cause, visit the event's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/344029232411196/

Run Agenda:

Day One: 10:00 a.m. Opening ceremony and smudging of Staffs. (Chemical Health Program Red Lake) 10:30 a.m. Depart for Leech Lake Veterans Memorial Grounds

5:00 p.m. Arrive at Leech Lake Pow-wow Grounds for feast, and camping

Day Two: 10:00 a.m. Depart Leech Lake for Grand Rapids Camp Grounds

3:00 p.m. Arrive at Grand Rapids for picnic, and Camping

Day Three: 10:00 a.m. Depart Grand Rapids and end at Floodwood Minnesota

5:00 p.m. Arrive at Floodwood, and return to Grand Rapids Camp Grounds

Day Four: 9:00 a.m. Depart Floodwood for Fond du Lac. Arrive at the Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds around Grand Entry for the start of the 36th Annual Celebration of Sobriety.