38th Annual IDS Climb
March 2nd, 2019

Join us on March 2nd for our 38th Annual IDS Climb, which is our chapter's longest running event! This challenging and unique fitness event allows participants to climb over 1,200 steps up the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis! Whether climbing to improve timing or to simply cross the finish line, this event is a great way to spend the day with co-workers, friends and family while “Adding Tomorrows” for people with cystic fibrosis. At the end of the climb, participants will celebrate at a finish-line party complete with delicious food and great entertainment!

Fight For Air Climb Milwaukee
March 8th, 2019

When you participate in a Fight For Air Climb event, you are stepping up to make a positive impact for those affected by lung disease. You will raise funds to support the American Lung Association's mission while climbing the stairs of a skyscraper.

Whether you are climbing alone or with friends and family, for a healthier lifestyle or in honor of all those who are affected by lung disease, you will achieve a sense of personal accomplishment when you reach the top. Defeating the physical challenge and reaching the height of your fundraising potential will be a gratifying experience. Every Step Counts as we move forward in our fight for healthy lungs and clean air!

US National Snowshoe Championships
March 8th - 10th, 2019

The US Snowshoe Association of Corinth NY is pleased to be partnering with our friends at Lakewoods Resort in Cable WI to present the 19th annual 2019 Dion Snowshoes US National Snowshoe Championships March 8th-10th, 2019 on the shores of Lake Namakagon. Some of the finest winter endurance athletes from across the US and Canada, will be joining in the competition. Events include a Kid's Kilo, the Hot Air for Hearts Citizen's 5km Snowshoe Run/Walk, the Junior National Men's and Women's Snowshoe Championship, the 10km Senior Men's and Women's National Snowshoe Championships, the Men's and Women's Snowshoe Half Marathon Championships, a 4 x 2.5km Snowshoe Team Relay and the Men's and Women's Snowshoe Marathon National Championship. USSSA membership is required to compete in the National Championship events. Membership is not required to participate in the Kid's Kilo, Hot Air for Hearts Citizen 5km and the 4 x 2.5km Snowshoe Team Relay events. The USSSA is very pleased to be working with the Anderson Race Management team this season. All questions can be directed to the USSSA Sports Director at 518-420-6961 or  usssasnowshoeguy@gmail.com . Event information can be found at: 

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Outdoor Ventures Shamrock Shuffle
March 16th, 2019

The 7th Annual Outdoor Ventures Shamrock Shuffle 5k/1K takes place in Hayward, WI on Main Street, March 16, 2019. Join us for a 5k/1k Run/Walk at 10am & 1k Kids race at 9:45am or Team Up for the 5 person Team Challenge and compete for the fastest team award. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, teams and the best costumes. This is a fun event for individuals and families. A great start to the race season. Sign up today!

Everybody's Irish
March 16th, 2019

It's a long way to Tipperary...but not to the BEAUTIFUL  "Loch Harriet " for the annual Minneapolis  "Everybody's Irish"  running tradition! All participants receive a Brooks Running Technical Podium Shirt and an awesome finisher’s medal. Post-run party with treats and beverages. The reward of winter running is looking forward to the beautiful green spring. Embrace the green and become  "Irish for a Day"  on March 16th, 2019 presented by Fleet Feet Minneapolis! Join Brooks Running and Anderson Race Management to kick off the spring with a chip-timed 5K or 10K at Loch Harriet.

Luck Of the Irish
March 23rd, 2019

Join us for the sixth annual Luck of The Irish Run and Walk to benefit John Ireland School in St. Peter MN. This run is a loop course which starts and finishes at John Ireland School. This is a flat, fast course! There will be T-shirts and medals for all 7K participants and T-shirts and ribbons for all Kids Race participants. This is a fun run but will be tag timed! Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female overall finishers.

Fools Five Road Race
April 7th, 2019

We are a Minnesota certified 8K race, as well as a 1-mile race. Both are known for being very competitive as well as for amateurs, walkers, and wheelchairs.  Visit  foolsfive.org  to register and donate as well as find information about the auction. Since 1979, 100% of your donations have been given to cancer research!
Courage, Strength, Hope

Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
April 13th, 2019

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is returning to Minneapolis on April 13, 2019! Start and finish in Boom Island Park amongst the biggest chocolate aficionados in Minneapolis. This year, train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

Earth Day 5K Bee Run/Walk/River Cleanup
April 20th, 2019

HELP SAVE OUR BEES! Save the bees and celebrate Earth Day with the GREAT RIVER COALITION, the NATIONAL PARK SERVICE and the MINNEAPOLIS PARKS. The annual event, held at Boom Island Park in Northeast Minneapolis, kicks off with an Earth Day 5K fun run/walk that meanders through the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, the country's only National Park along the Mississippi River. Following the 5K, join neighbors and friends for an organized river cleanup, live music, and other Earth Day festivities plus MANY PRIZES.

Maple Grove Half Marathon & 5K
May 11th, 2019

The Maple Grove Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is a community race held annually in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. The Maple Grove Half Marathon and 5K offers three events in 2019: a half marathon, a 10K, and a 5K run/walk. Each race begins and ends at the Maple Grove High School stadium.

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Abria Life Is Wonderful
May 11th, 2019

Join 1,000+ members of the community Mothers’ Day Weekend at Upper Landing Park in St. Paul to support Abria Pregnancy Resources! The “Life is Wonderful” Family Fun Run/Walk and 5K race will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2019. The event will feature a chipped-time 5K along the beautiful Mississippi River.

Wild Hog Grand Forks Marathon
September 26th - 28th, 2019

Come join us September 26-28, 2019, for the 8th year! This year's event will feature a marathon, 1/2 marathon, Relays for the marathon & 1/2 marathon (2, 3 & 13-person), 10K, 5K, and a Family Run. Completing the 5K on Friday night and another event on Saturday will earn you the title of going "HOG WILD"! All of the races start and finish between the Choice Health & Fitness Center and the Wild Hog Smokehouse at 4401 S Washington St.

Mankato Marathon
October 18th & 19th, 2019

The 10th Annual Mankato Marathon is the Midwest’s boldest race, showcasing a dynamic course and determined runners. This year the full marathon will be on a new course with an urban feel, highlighting the beautiful Minnesota River Valley. Don't miss out on the Pork Power Bacon 5K and the perfect 10K, flat and downhill. Our cheer teams are sure to keep you motivated. After your run enjoy the post-race music and party designed just for you.

Chocoholic Frolic Road Map | Next stop - Iowa City, IA!  
Love chocolate? This run is for you! The Chocoholic Frolic 5k &10k races are chip timed runs that reward you with chocolate at the finish line. Just want to take your sweet time? Run, jog, or walk your way through these courses and enjoy chocolate stops along the way! At the finish line you will be greeted with melted chocolate and treats for dipping. 

Iowa City
March 30th, 2019
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area

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