MARQUETTE - The 2014 Noquemanon Ski Marathon weekend wrapped up Sunday in Marquette with the Wild Side of the Noque's three races - the 24-kilometer snow bike, 12K Animoosh Skijor and 10K snowshoe.
Marquette's Jason Vayre won the 24K snow bike race from Plum Creek to the Superior Dome in 1 hour, 12 minutes, 13 seconds, edging out Scott Veldhuizen of Green Bay by three seconds. Ryan Grim of Marquette took third in 1:12:51.9.
Betsy Schnell of downstate Boyne Falls was the lone female participant, clocking in at 1:53:35.1.
Deanna Clark of Madison, Wis., races with her two dogs in the Animoosh Skijor 12-kilometer race as part of the 2014 Noquemanon Ski Marathon. She finished third with a time of 30 minutes, 59.8 seconds on Sunday. (Journal photo by Amy Treloar)
Jon Billman of Marquette competes in the 24K snow bike race on Sunday. He took third in 14:45.1. (Journal photo by Amy Treloar)
In the Animoosh Skijor 12K from the Forestville Trailhead to the Superior Dome, Richard Kisseloff of Algonquin, Ill., won the men's two-dog race in 26:58.9 and Adrian Swanson of Minneapolis won the one-dog race in 28:31.8.
On the women's side of the Animoosh, Deanna Clark of Madison, Wis., won the two-dog race in 30:59.8 and Sharon Hughes of Verona, Wis., won the one-dog race in 37:00.9.
Marquette's Andrew Grosvenor took first in the 10K snowshoe race from Forestville to the Dome in 48:39.7. He and Jacob Thurner (53:22.7) of Wauwatosa, Wis., were the only two competitors to finish in under an hour. Gwinn's Ronald Tervo won the 55-64 age group and took third overall in 1:02:35.3.
For the women, Cindy Harwood of Houghton won the 10K snowshoe in 1:06:12.0. Ishpeming's Pamela Malmsten took second (1:07:12.9) and Marquette's Adrianne Wolf (1:07:56.7) was third.