The Fourth Annual Fall Color Classic (formerly Cobble Gobble):

Saturday September 26, 2015




The Fall Color Classic (previously Cobble Gobble) is a 8k run/walk put on by the North Woods Conservancy as a fundraiser for the Save Keweenaw Beaches effort. A fun romp through the woods and along the shore, the race starts and ends at the NWC Gratiot River North Trailhead (pictured upper right). The course winds its way through parts of NWC Dore Woods, NWC Gratiot River North, the Gratiot River County Park, and includes 1.4k of cobble beach along stunning Lake Superior (see below).

There are 3 easy registration options:

To register online using credit card via PayPal, please click on one of the photo buttons below (students please provide the name of your high school or your college ID number in the comments section of your form).

To print the form and pay with check or cash, click 14 FCC.pdf.

(until we replace it, OK to use 2014 form -- just write in “2015”).

To register the day of, please show up to the course between 8 and 9 am eastern time and pay with cash or check. Same day registration will be $30 for students, $35 for everyone else.

Runners will begin at 10 am eastern time. Walkers will start at 9 am eastern time.

Prizes will be given to the overall male/female winners, as well as to the top male/female in each age group.

Refreshments and snacks will be

available before and after the race.

Each participant will receive a 2014

Fall Color Classic cotton

T-shirt (M/W sizes) and be entered into

a drawing to be held after the race.

For more information on the Conservancy, its natural areas, and the SMP Fundraising effort, please visit or email Jane at Please follow the link on the bottom of the page to print out directions to the GRN Trailhead.

If you are interested in volunteering for the event in any capacity, please email or call Jane at 906 370-3248. We need people to help on race day, clear brush, advertise, etc.

                            WE NEED A RACE DIRECTOR FOR 2015 : )


Printable GRN Trailhead map and directions

Entry fee $30

Student entry fee $25