‘Strongman’ site moved

CRYSTAL FALLS – The U.P. Strongman Competition has found a new home.

The seventh annual U.P. Strongman Competition, set for Saturday, Aug. 3, will move from Runkle Lake Park to the Nylund Food Center. Start time is noon.

Contestants will be split by four men’s divisions – featherweight, 175 pounds; lightweight, 200; middleweight, 230; heavyweight, over 230 – and women’s open.

Several weightlifting events are on the docket, with a deadlift hold the new tiebreaker.

Pre-registration fee is $20 – $25 at the door. Parental consent is needed for minors competing.

To register or try the events, call Jim Butler, 906-875-4266; Bill Santilli, 875-6020, or Lee Nylund, 875-4296.

Proceeds from the U.P. Strongman Competition go the Forest Park High School football program.