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Due to family concerns, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the race in 2016. Circumstances are such that we need to devote our time and energy to family matters.  We truly appreciate your support and participation in our race and fight for a cure for ALS.  

Mike and Colleen Millonig


Candlelight Snowshoe events in Wisconsin - 2016


  • Jan. 9, Kohler-Andrae State Park, Sheboygan: Hike, ski or snowshoe a 2-mile trail lighted by torches. Refreshments to follow. 6-9 p.m.
  • Jan. 16, Horicon Marsh, Horicon: Hike or snowshoe by candlelight and enjoy a bonfire, marshmallows and warm refreshments after. Snowshoes available to borrow. 5-9 p.m.
  • Jan. 23, Governor Dodge State Park, Dodgeville: Ski, snowshoe or hike and enjoy hot beverages and a bonfire after. 6-9 p.m.
  • Jan. 30, Hartman Creek State Park, Waupaca: Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight, then enjoy snacks around a bonfire. 5-8 p.m.
  • Jan. 30, Lapham Peak, Delafield: Ski, hike or snowshoe a 1-mile loop. Hot chocolate, cider, food and a bonfire to follow. 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Jan. 30, Stower Seven Lakes State Trail, Amery: Candlelight ski, snowshoe or hike along two miles of the trail off County Road C. Hot chocolate or apple cider to follow. 5-7 p.m.
  • Jan. 30, Whitefish Dunes State Park, Sturgeon Bay: Ski a 1.5-mile trail through the dunes, or hike or snowshoe a 1.5-mile loop, both lighted by candles. Warm up with refreshments after. 5-8 p.m.
  • Jan. 30, Black River State Forest, Black River Falls: Ski a 1.5-mile trail or hike/snowshoe a 1-mile trail and warm up with hot chocolate and hot dogs around a bonfire after. 6-9 p.m.


  • Feb. 6, Blue Mound State Park, Blue Mounds: Ski 1- or 2-mile groomed candlelit loops, or snowshoe or hike a 3/4-mile loop. Bonfire, free hot drinks and marshmallows to follow. Trail fees are waived, but you need a state parks sticker. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Copper Culture State Park, Mellen: Snowshoe or hike along the river, lighted by candles. 6-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Crex Meadows, Grantsburg: Walk or snowshoe the 1.25-mile trail behind the Visitors Center which will be lighted by luminaries. Snowshoes available to borrow. 6-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Flambeau River State Forest, Winter: Six hundred candles light the way on a 1.8-km trail for skiing, snowshoeing or hiking. Warm up at a bonfire after. Trail fees waived. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Harrington Beach State Park, Belgium: Ski, hike or snowshoe guided by tiki torches around Quarry Lake. Chili, beverages and treats to follow. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Mirror Lake State Park, Baraboo: Ski, hike or snowshoe a 1-mile trail lighted by torches. A bonfire and refreshments for sale from the Friends of Mirror Lake will follow. 6-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek: Ski or hike a 1-mile candlelit trail. Bonfire and refreshments to follow. 5:30-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 6, Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Two Rivers: Snowshoe or hike along a candlelit trail, plus enjoy a bonfire, warm beverages and live music. Snowshoes available for borrowing. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 12, Norskedalen, Coon Valley: Hike a 1.6-mile trail lighted by candles and enjoy a fire and hot cocoa after. Snowshoes available for rent. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Book Across the Bay, Washburn: Ski or snowshoe 10 km across Chequamegon Bay as ice luminaries light the way. Bonfires at every kilometer, chili feed to follow. 6 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Interstate State Park, St. Croix Falls: Ski on the Skyline Trail, snowshoe the Ojibwa Trail or hike along the St. Croix River; all will be lighted by candles. Warm up at bonfires near the trailheads and listen to live music in the Ice Age Center after. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Kohler-Andrae State Park, Sheboygan: Hike, ski or snowshoe a 2-mile trail lighted by torches. Refreshments to follow. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Lake Wissota State Park, Chippewa Falls: Ski a 1- or 2-mile trail lighted by candles, or hike or snowshoe a 3/4-mile trail. 5-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Newport State Park, Ellison Bay: Ski, hike or snowshoe a 1.2-mile trail lighted by candles. Bonfire, and refreshments to follow. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Pike Lake, Hartford: Ski, hike or snowshoe a 3/4-mile trail lighted by luminaries, then view the night sky through telescopes with the Northern Cross Science Foundation. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, Rib Mountain State Park, Wausau: Hike or snowshoe by candlelight. Hot chocolate and bonfire to follow. 5-7 p.m.
  • Feb. 20, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo: Snowshoe or hike through the park and warm up at a campfire after. Snowshoes available to borrow. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 20, Governor Thompson State Park, Crivitz: Ski, hike or snowshoe a candlelit trail. Warming fires and hot chocolate to follow. 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 20, Lake Wissota State Park, Chippewa Falls: Hike, snowshoe or ski candlit trails through woods and prairie. Bring hot dogs and marshmallows to cook over the fire after. 5-8 p.m.
  • Feb. 27, Loop Around the Lake, Minocqua: Ski or snowshoe 5K across on Lake Minocqua. Food, music, bonfire, hot air balloon rides and more after.

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