Love chocolate? This run is for you! The Chocoholic Frolic 5k/10k is coming to Appleton, Wisconsin and it's fun for all! Are you competitive? The 5k and 10k are chip timed and you will be rewarded with chocolate at the finish line. Just want to take your sweet time? Run, jog, or walk your way through these courses and enjoy two chocolate stops along the way from VandeWalle's Candies! At the finish line you will be greeted with melted chocolate with treats for dipping and Rebecca's Sweets Boutique will be providing double chocolate cupcakes at the finish line. Kids can join in too! Each kid recieves a race shirt, tote, and a finisher cookie. Each participant will receive a techinical quarter zip jacket, race tote, and a Chocoholic Frolic Finisher Bar.
Make your way down Main Street in Maple Grove, passing Town Green, the government center and charming Main Street shops. Finishing this year in the brand new Central Park.
Runners, joggers and walkers are invited to an evening run followed by a night on the town like no other. Happy hour begins with a fun 5k or Fitness Jam and ends with a post-race lifestyle market of festive proportions! Salute your success with a drink at our bubbly bar, enjoy tapas and treats, and rock out to energetic tunes whiles browsing our bustling community night market showing fresh produce, local artisans, creative projects and more!”
"Strong Park Strong Community" All proceeds go to the Centerville Parks and Trails. Celebrate the Centerville Fete des Lacs festival with an 8K/5K run.
All 8/5K runners receive a tshirt, pizza, live seedling to plant. First to third place overall male and female awards. Free Kids Run,all kids receive a medal and tshirt.
7AM packet Pickup, 8AM 8 & 5K start, 9AM Kids Run start.
Fees 8K/5K $25 thru August , $35 on race day. Kids Run Free.
Final Stretch has proudly been presenting Waseca Triathlon since 2010. These races will get you out in the country, where you can see plenty of rural Minnesota. You will start and finish at the beautiful Clear Lake Park in Waseca. Waseca triathlon was on the chopping block in 2016 but the event was brought back due to the overwhelming support from the City of Waseca! The event has evolved into the Waseca Sprint Triathlon, which now includes a Super Sprint event which is a distance for everyone. The Super Sprint consists of a 200 yard swim, 6 mile bike, and 2 mile run and is a great opportunity to tri your hand at multisports! To encourage youth participation we have a discount for all athletes 19 and under!
Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners in each age category: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Up. There will also be awards for the top 3 overall male and female athletes, top 3 relay teams, top 3 Clydesdales, and top 3 Athenas. The award ceremony will begin after the race concludes. Must be present to win.
Gear West Giveaway:
Stick around after you finish your race because Gear West Bike and Triathlon and Final Stretch will be giving away great door prizes for lucky winners that are PRESENT!
Strive Scholarship Taco John's Run Baby Run 5K and 10K
White Bear Lake, MN
Strive Scholarship Taco John's Run Baby Run 10K,
Strive Scholarship Taco John's Run Baby Run 5K,
10K Run, 5K Run/Walk.
Race Day Registration is $35.
This race starts at Lions Park (4200 Lake Ave S, 55110 across the street from Kowalski's) on beautiful White Bear Lake. The course is flat and fast, 5K runs north along the lake to Matoska Park and then back to Lions Park. The 10K continues to West Park then Ramsey County Park and then into the White Bear Lake neighborhood before returning back to Lake Ave, Commercial Bay and the finish at Lions Park. The registration includes an event T-Shirt and race packet goodies. Rotary Volunteers are at the Start/Finish and on the course supporting the runners. All of the proceeds of the race go to the Strive Scholarship Inc Fund which is a 501c(3) tax-exempt, non-profit entity.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female in each group.
Race starts at 8AM. Race Fee $30, $40 on Race Day. 100% of race fee goes to Strive Scholarship Fund.
15 and under 16-19, 20-29, 30-39
40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and up.
As well as top male and female overall.
Bike MS: Sioux Falls Ride is a must-do for any South Dakota cyclist. More than 200 riders choose their own challenge — biking 25, 50, 80 or 100 miles through southeastern South Dakota for one cause: a world free of MS.
The Bike MS team is ready to give you all we've got: choice urban routes, an exciting start and finish, free T-shirts, stocked rest stops, route support, live music and fun photo opps.
For the fun, for the challenge, for the cause — let's ride.
The Sioux Falls Ride raised nearly $92,000 last year! Your fundraising supports programs and services that help people affected by MS live their best lives.
If you’re interested in finding out more about Bike MS: Iowa Ride or want to register for the ride, visit here: http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/MNMBikeEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=27539.
Tour de Tonka is unlike other bike rides in the state and in the Upper Midwest. This year, riders can choose from seven distances: 16, 28, 40, 48, 57, 67 or 100 miles. All ages and all abilities – from families and recreational bicyclists to cycling teams and serious athletes –enjoy what Tour de Tonka offers them.
The 67 and 100-mile rides begin at 7 a.m. at Clear Springs Elementary. All other rides begin at Minnetonka High School. All rides end at Minnetonka High School.
These certified 10K and 5K courses take place around the scenic Birch Lake in White Bear Lake. All levels of runners are welcome. Register as an individual, or bring a whole team!
The Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Runs are part of the annual Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic which is a tennis tournament benefiting cancer research at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The Pine Tree Runs will be held Sunday, August 7, 2016 around beautiful Birch Lake in White Bear Lake, MN. They are a great way for the whole family to actively participate in the Pine Tree weekend. The 10K Run, 5K races take place on a scenic, certified course and will be chip-timed. There is a Kids Fun Run which is 1/2 a mile for children 9 and under.
Since 2010 the Graniteman Triathlon in Big Lake has grown to be one of Minnesota’s favorite triathlons. Graniteman Big Lake is the last race in the Graniteman Triathlon Series that begins in June with the Buffalo Triathlon. Our Big Lake race takes place at Lakeside Park located right on HWY 10 and is just 30 minutes from the Twin Cities and St. Cloud. Offering both sprint and olympic distances, you will swim in the clean and clear waters of Big Lake, get your seasons PR on one of the flattest and fastest bike rides in the state, and enjoy a lakeside run that starts and finishes in the park. There is also a new playground for the kids, great music, plenty of food, fantastic race swag, and awesome award and door prizes!
Get ready to represent your state in this epic 5k & half marathon showdown! These races start in Stillwater, Minnesota and finish in Wisconsin shortly after crossing the I-94 bridge over Lake St. Croix. Runners will battle for the lead and the honor of bringing home the win for their state as they race over the river into Hudson, Wisconsin. Just like the long standing rivalry between Minnesota and Wisconsin, this race has a strong history and has been taking place annually since 1997! Come for the spirit of friendly competition then stay for the food and festivities in the park.
Battle for the Border:
The winner of the border battle is determined by adding up the first 5 finishers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and other states. The group with the lowest total is crowned champion and the top 5 runners from that state receive a special Final Stretch duffle bag. There will also be a State Spirit Award given to the participant who displays outstanding pride for their state, so be sure to wear your face paint, costumes, or anything that will display your state pride!
Awards to top male and female overall winners. Age group medals, (12 & under, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 10+) Tech Tshirts for 5 and 10K. Kids run for children 10 and under. All children receive a finisher's medal. Door prizes, pies and more. $27 preregistration until 8/6/16. Then $30.
You Crazy Monkey is an obstacle course designed for all you crazy monkey's out there! Youth age 5 - 13 get a chance to run, climb, crawl, balance and maneuver their way around this obstacle filled course! Registration limited!
The 811 Run returns to Minnesota on 8.13.16 to promote calling 811 before any digging project. All proceeds from the 811 Run will go to Twin Cities Operation Warm, an organization that provides warm winter coats to children in need. The 5K run/walk will take place around beautiful Lake Calhoun at 8:11 AM followed by a FREE kids fun run. After the race winners will be announced during the FREE safety fair event. Whether you're a runner, walker, or supporter of this great cause, stop out and help us save a life. All runners/walkers receive free locates for life!
Miles for Melanoma Twin Cities is a 5k run/walk that encourages participants to support and raise funds for the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF). Funds raised by Miles for Melanoma runners/walkers support the melanoma research that's zeroing in on important breakthroughs that people fighting melanoma so desperately need. Last year, 675 participant raised $70,000 for melanoma research, education, and advocacy. This year, our goal is to raise an incredible $80,000 at this fourth annual event!