The Ultimate Hugh Heward Challenge starts at Belle Isle in Detroit on April 17; the annual Hugh Heward Challenge 50 miler takes place on Saturday April 25. You can find more information about the two events on the Kruger Canoes blog and the Verlen Kruger Memorial website. Here are the links:
The Wisconsin River flows 430 miles across the state from Lac Vieux Desert in northern Wisconsin to its junction with the Mississippi River ar Wyalusing State Park in southwestern Wisconsin. Known as "the nation's hardest working river," it has many power dams and resevoirs, mainly on its upper and middle portions along the lower stretch with beautiful scenery and numerous islands.