Videos to watch

Clark Lake 2017 – Four seasons in 15 minutes
Thanksgiving – Being thankful for Clark Lake (2 minutes)
Veterans at Clark Lake – Veterans tell you their own story (16 minutes)
Andy Scott’s Video – First published on Christmas Eve 2015, it includes two years of Clark Lake in action


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Crab Races 2018 – The Big Winners

The three heats stoked the flames for the final competition tonight at the Great American Crab Races.  Below watch the crabs do their thing, and the winners grab their cash. Here are the winners for the 27th running of...

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Kids Triathlon and Family Fun Day

It will be about the thrill of victory and fun for all for this year's Kids Triathlon.  The competition begins with a swim, followed by the bike ride, and then, the run.  Kids, 12 and under, will complete for the gold, bronze and silver medals.    The event takes...

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Bikes Enhance the Spirit Trail

Clark Lakers are noticing permanently parked bikes at various locations around the Spirit Trail.  And not just any bikes.  These bikes have been painted and decorated for effect. The idea started when sisters Tricia Boyers and Annette Fink were in Florida escaping a...

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Clark Lake Triathlon and Duathlon

This annual event takes place Sunday, July 15, at the Clarklake Beach and Boat Club.  The Triathlon consists of a half-mile swim, 13.5 mile bike ride and 4.25 mile run. The Duathlon includes a 2 mile run, 13.5 bike ride, and 4.25 mile run. For sign up and other...

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Run Clark Lake Happens August 4th

One day before Raft-O-Rama, the Clark Lake Spirit Trail will be the site of the 43rd Run Clark Lake.  Interested in participating in this competition that benefits the Spirit Trail?  Check out the latest information. How did it go last year? Run Clark Lake 2017...

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