International Wood Tick Race

Wisconsin International Wood Tick Race

The world famous International Wood Tick Race is held annually, in May, at the Oxbo Resort, in Oxbo, Wisconsin where hundreds of contestants vie for a money prize, champion trophy and the biggest honor of all -- the title of Wood Tick Racing Champion. More than 30 years ago, in the bar of the Oxbo Resort, a man named Dick Kuhnert pulled a tick off of his arm, put it on the bar and watched as it scuttled around. Maybe Dick had spent too much time in the Northwoods, but the idea of a Wood Tick … [Read more...]