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Munger Trail Celebration and Ribbon Cutting

The Munger Trail portion from Grand Avenue to Becks Road has been stabilized and repaved. The Munger Trail portion from Grand Avenue to Becks Road has been stabilized and repaved. |  Photo: Northlshore Inline Marathon

Created: May 11, 2018 04:02 PM

DULUTH - A popular five-mile stretch of the Willard Munger Trail is being reopened. The portion from Grand Avenue to Becks Road has been stabilized and repaved. The area was damaged during the flash flooding in June 2012.

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To celebrate, NorthShore Inline Marathon Inc. is organizing a free group skate, ride and run on Sunday.  There will be a short announcement and ribbon cutting ceremony prior to the reopening of the trail. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Willard Munger State Trail Northern Trailhead on Grand Avenue and 75th Ave. behind the Willard Munger Inn.

The community is welcome to bring their Inline skates, bikes, and strollers and try the new portion of the trail.

DNR area supervisor, Marty Torgerson will be on hand as will Ken Larson, President of the Northern Lights Foundation, the charity partner of NorthShore Inline Marathon. 

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