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Inside SOTW Mag: Thunderstruck in Boyne City

There’s one surefire way to determine if a poker run has legs. Look at the people who come back year after year to support the event. If participants don’t let the weather or anything else deter them from returning to the run then something must be working.


An impressive fleet of boats took to Lake Charlevoix in the Boyne Thunder Poker Run. Photo by Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix

Based on that assessment alone, the Boyne Thunder Poker Run in Boyne City, Mich., has legs, and some mighty fast ones at that. When boaters such as Tom Borisch, John Frohlich, Steve Gordon and Mark Witkowski are signing up well in advance to make sure they get a spot every year, that’s a good sign.

To read the entire article, download the July/August 2014 issue of Speed On The Water Digital Magazine at no charge by clicking here.