Run, log roll, saw, fish, eat, compete in Grand Marais

Sports & Leisure Judy Griesedieck · ·

1 Autumn Pechan of Little Falls threw herself in to the Cross Cut Saw Competition and won second place in the women's competition. 
2 In the early morning before the crowds arrive to pack the beach, a child runs on the quiet shore of Lake Superior. 
3 Arts and crafts tents open early in downtown Grand Marais, awaiting the crowds. 
4 The 9-12 year old group take off on the one mile Fisherman's Picnic Trail Run on the Pincushion Mountain Trail. 
5 Instructors from the Grand Marais YMCA teach a Zumba dance class on the shore early Saturday morning. 
6 Libby Magnone, 6, warms up for the Minnesota State Championship Logrolling Championship in a tank on the shore of Lake Superior. Libby, from Wauconda, Ill., won the World Championship competition for her age range last week in Hayward, Wisc., and won her age group Saturday as well. 
7 The feet of a competitor in the Minnesota State Logrolling Championship, part of the 85th annual Fisherman's Picnic festival. 
8 Craft booths attract crowds Saturday. 
9 Music in Harbor Park on the shores of Lake Superior featured a backdrop of boats, water and a lighthouse. 
10 After the Minnesota State Logrolling Championships, the female competitors joined hands to take a dip in Lake Superior. The logrolling took place in a tank in downtown Grand Marais in warmer water. 
11 It only took 46 seconds for Paul Wanous of Mound, center, to eat a half pound of herring to win the pickled herring eating contest sponsored by Sven and Ole's Pizza. 
12 A determined Lilija Smith, 4, of Grand Marais, competes in the Kids Tractor Pull on Wisconsin St. 
13 North House Folk School's sailboat "Hjordis" cruises by a man relaxing on the shore of Lake Superior during the Fisherman's Picnic.