2018 Brooksie Way Half Marathon will Close Streets on Sunday

The 11th Annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon will be Run this Weekend The race begins Sunday September 23 at 8:00 a.m. The half marathon starts and ends at Oakland University. The race is an opportunity for well over 4,000 runners to experience the streets and┬átrails of the area. The first runners will start arriving in the City at approximately 8:30 a.m. and will be leaving by 11:00 a.m. Race Marshalls and Police Officers will make every effort to move traffic across the race route when it is … [Read more...]

Falcon Marching Band Drum Line at the 2017 Brooksie Way

The Falcon Marching Band Drum Line played for the runners at the 10th annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon. The Drum Line was stationed at Mile 7. Runners waved, cheered, and danced a little as they headed up the long hill on Tienken Road. … [Read more...]

Brooksie Way Benefits Three Oakland County Groups

Three Oakland County Groups to Share more than $4,800 as Brooksie Way Minigrants Top $171,000 since 2010 A soccer program for children with autism and their siblings and an initiative to provide bike helmets to second graders in Waterford and Pontiac were among three programs which will share more than $4,800 in Brooksie Way Minigrants. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced the winners during a Brooksie Way event at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester. "The Brooksie … [Read more...]

Rochester Fall Bucket List

Fall is a great time of year. Michigan summers are so wonderful, but I truly enjoy the fun of visiting cider mills, the changing leaves on the trees, and all the great events in the area. Here is my Fall Bucket List of 20 things you should try this fall. Enjoy! Take a bite out of the Art & Apples Festival, Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8 Ride your bike or take a walk down the Paint Creek Trail and collect different colored leaves. Visit the Rochester Cider Mill. They … [Read more...]