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Hauge Memorial Tourney returns

MASON CITY | The second annual Matt Hauge Memorial co-ed slow pitch softball tourney will be Sunday, Sept. 24, at Frederick Hanford Softball Complex. The tournament begins at 9 a.m.

The tournament is held in honor of Hauge, who died of an enlarged heart on July 4, 2016. Proceeds from this year's tourney will help Beckett Peterson, 9, Clear Lake, and his family.

The draft-style tourney will be played in a double-elimination format. Each inning will be played with different rules. There will be a home run derby, music, food, drinks and raffle prizes.

Deadline to enter is 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Cost is $20 per person. For more information, contact Ben Hauge at 641-512-6018 or

Timber Trot set for Oct. 7

MASON CITY | The annual Lime Creek Nature Center Timber Trot run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 9 a.m. at Lime Creek Nature Center, located just north of Mason City off Highway 65.

A $25 entry fee includes refreshments and a shirt. Registration deadline for a guaranteed shirt is Thursday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. Registration the day of the event is $30.

Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place for both male and female runners in the following age categories: 20 and under, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.

This 5-mile trail run is for everyone from those who enjoy competing against others to those who just want to take a leisurely jog for some great scenery and exercise.

To register call Carrie Berg at 641-210-7005 or download a registration brochure at: (click on “departments” then “Lime Creek”). A map of the route is also available at this website.


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