Firemans Ten Mile Road Race a Thunder Bay Tradition

Luka Kip Kemoi catches his breath after a very fast ten mile win in the 2015 Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Luka Kip Kemoi catches his breath after a very fast ten mile win in the 2015 Firemans Ten Mile Road Race

Fantastic Day of Racing in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The Firemans Ten Mile Road Race is a tradition in Thunder Bay. Despite chilly and wet conditions, runners headed out to compete on the road race this morning.

The race covers ten miles across Thunder Bay Streets.

Luka Kip Kemoi Won the 2014 Race in a time of 50:12

As of the 2015 race, it will have been 105 years since the inaugural running of the Ten Mile Road Race here at the head of the Great Lakes.

Racers getting ready at the start of the Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Racers getting ready at the start of the Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Luka Kip Kemoi catches his breath after a very fast ten mile win in the 2015 Firemans Ten Mile  Road Race
Luka Kip Kemoi catches his breath after a very fast ten mile win in the 2015 Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Team Sandy Lake at the Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Team Sandy Lake at the Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
To the runners go the medals
To the runners go the medals
Firemans Ten Mile Road Race
Kate McGee – Women’s winner from Duluth … cool temperatures and fast running

Race Starter for the past forty-seven years reflects on this year’s race