Selected Community Events
Imagine No Malaria Walk
Altoona United Methodist Church 428 1st Street West Altoona, WI
9:00 am Registration
10:00 am Walk
A walk to help end Malaria!
$10 per person
or $30 per family
428 1st Street West Altoona, WI 54720
2nd Annual Jackson County 4-H Clover Chase
Lincoln Elementary School, Merrillan, WI
Saturday, August 22, 2015
First race starts at 7:00 a.m.
The Clover Chase is a running event that includes a Half Marathon race, 5K race, 3 mile fun run/walk and ½ mile kid’s race. The event is a fundraiser for all of the participating 4-H Clubs in Jackson County. It will also be celebrating the unity of 4-H Clubs in Jackson County as well as family health and fitness. It will be held at Lincoln Elementary School in Merrillan, WI on Saturday, August 22, 2015. You can check out our website for more information: http://jc4hcloverchase.weebly.com
2nd Annual Angel Wings of Love for Brains Golf Tourney and 5K
5K Run/Walk: 9:30am
Donut Dash 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile Walk
Flag Hill, Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls
The Donut Dash is back! Join us on Saturday, May 16th for a sweet challange! Our 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk is fun for the whole family. Enjoy kids races, face painting, a dessert buffet, and more! All proceeds go to support Partners for Ethiopia's clinic project in Duber, Ethiopia.
Brooke Lukowitz, 715-456-5656, firstname.lastname@example.org
UV Splash 5k
ECCT TO HOST UV SPLASH 5K
Eau Claire, WI – The UV Splash 5K will take place on Friday, June 19, at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls.
The UV Splash by Colordash is a night-time 5K benefitting the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre. With over 800 runners, last year’s UV Splash was ECCT’s second largest fundraising event of the year and helped to raise over $15,000 for the organization. Billed as "The Night's Brightest 5K," runners will start with a clean white shirt and be splashed with colored water that glows at black light stations along the race route, and will be covered with glowing color by the end of the race. Packet pick-up runs from 7-9 p.m. with the dash beginning at 9:30 p.m. This year’s UV Splash will feature a new course, three times the black lights, and prize drawings at the after party.
Runners may register online at www.cd5k.com. Call 715-839-8877 or email email@example.com for more information.
225 Edward Street
Karner Blue 5K-10K-Half Marathon
120 N Water St, Black River Falls, WI 54615
11th Annual 5K – 10K – Half Marathon
Saturday – July 18, 2015
Half Marathon begins at 7:00 a.m.
5K & 10K begin at 8:00 a.m.
Kids Race begins at 9:00 a.m with a Recess Jams program immediately before the race
Awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
Start for 5K & 10K at Chamber of Commerce. Start for Half Marathon is on the Foundation Trail at Marks Field Little League Diamond – one mile from Chamber office. All races finish at the Chamber of Commerce.
The route for the Half Marathon is a VERY challenging hilly route through the beautiful countryside. Note the different start line for the Half-Marathon. Please be here early to check-in and get to the starting location prior to 7:00 a.m. Maps of the route are available at the Chamber of Commerce.
For the safety of our runners no dogs, strollers or rollerblades will be allowed on the course!
***Course will close at 10:00 a.m.***
Entertainment, Food, Refreshments
TAKE THE CORPORATE CHALLENGE!!!
5K - Teams of five can run to win the Traveling Trophy!
Age & Gender Categories: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 overall male and female finishers in each race! Timing results will be posted for each of the following categories:
Male & Female Categories for 5K & 10K – 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+. Male & Female Categories for half marathon – 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+. Finisher medals will be given to Half Marathoners only.
Registration Forms are availabe at:
Chamber of Commerce Office, Haag Gym, Plaza 24/7 Fitness, River Country Fitness, Lunda Community Center, Black River Memorial Hospital
or online at www.blackrivercountry.net
Black River Area Chamber of Commerce - Chris Hardie or Amanda Gunn. 715-284-4658
Walk for Hunger Nyre You
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2245 Hayden Ave. Altoona
3rd Annual Walk for Hunger Nyre You will be held on Saturday, May 2nd at Bethlehem Lutheran Church (2245 Hayden Ave, Altoona) in Altoona. Registration on the day of the walk begins at 9:00 a.m. with the ½ mile or 3 mile walk starting at 10:00 a.m. Join us for a silent auction, bake sale, food stand, and Zumba at 9:45 a.m. to warm us up for the walk. Cost is $10 per person or $30 for a family.
Feed a Child Nyre You is an outreach program that supports the weekend food bag programs for students at Pedersen Elementary school in Altoona. All funds raised will go to support this program as well as the lunch program for the summer Rail Camp. For questions please contact Jennie Childs at 715-829-7024 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennie Childs 715-829-7024
Augusta 5k Beaver Bolt Run/Walk/Bike
8:00 a.m. Race day registration and packet pick-up
8:00 a.m. Race day registration and packet pick-up
8:30 a.m. Kids 400 meter race
9:00 a.m. 5K bike ride
9:30 a.m. 5K run/walk
2nd Annual Augusta School 'Beaver Bolt' 5K Bike Ride, 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid's Race.
Race day packet pick-up/registration at 8:00 a.m. in high school cafeteria.
Pre-Race day packet pick-up/registration 4/24 3:30-7:00 p.m. in Elementary gym.
8:30 a.m. Kids 400 Meter race on track.
9:00 a.m. 5K bike ride.
9:30 a.m. 5K run/walk
Pre-register by April 17, to insure you get a t-shirt.
Find registration form on http://www.augusta.k12.wi.us/schools/elementary/beaverbolt.cfm
The proceeds of this event will go towards the Augusta Elementary to defer costs of field trips, supplies, and items for classrooms. A portion will also go towards Augusta Athletics.
Audrey Boettcher, 715-286-3308, email@example.com
Stroll in the Park for Epilepsy-2015
Irvine Park,CChippewa Falls, Wisc.54729
This is a great event and fundraiser for the Epilepsy foundation of Western Wisconsin. The Stroll on May 9th,2015 ,is a 1.5 mile walk around the animal cages, followed by a bountiful picnic and incentive prices for donations received! Strollers can bring in pledges and donations , come as an individual and/or a team. For a $25 donation you can receive a t-shirt and the deadline for ordering is April 20th! We have celebrities lead the Stroll, clowns and Face painters plus raffles and games for the kids! All donations received help EFWW provide client services and community education for all clients and families who deal with the challenges of epilepsy throughout our 22 county service area! It is a fun and exciting day so please join us for the Stroll in the Park!
Epilepsy Foundation of Western Wisconsin-1812 Brackett Ave.Suite 5 ,Eau Claire, Wisc.54701
715-834-4455-website-www.epilepsywesternwi.org-my event registration
UW-Eau Claire SATA Spring Thaw 5k Run/Walk
UW-Eau Claire McPhee Recreation Center, Eau Claire
This is an event put on by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Athletic Training, and we do this as a fundraiser to help us with funding research and helping us become active in the Athletic Training community.
Heather, 608-780-1487, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pace & Pedal Duathlon
Wazee Lake Recreation Area, Black River Falls, WI
BRMH Pace & Pedal Duathlon – May 30th, 2015
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A FUN ACTIVITY FOR YOURSELF OR THE WHOLE FAMILY?
For the second year in a row, Black River Memorial Hospital, the Ho-Chunk Nation, Jackson in Action, UW-Extension and Jackson County Public Health are hosting Jackson County Fitness Day, May 30th, 2015. There will be food vendors, fun activities for the entire family, and fitness events to help provide healthy choices for Jackson County residents and visitors.
As part of Jackson County Fitness Day, Black River Memorial Hospital will be sponsoring the Pace & Pedal Duathlon. This race consists of a 5.5 mile run around Lake Wazee and a 10 mile bike ride near the Lake Wazee area. Participants may register individually or in a team of two; one to run and one to bike. Besides the Duathlon, there will also be a 2.7 mile fun run/walk and a 1.1 mile youth race available.
Visit http://www.brmh.net/paceandpedal/ for more information AND to register!!
Anna Jotham, Marketing Assistant
Direct Number: 715-284-1325
2015 Point Kids Duathlon Presented by Cellcom
UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
Kids Duathlon is on Friday evening on August 21. The duathlon is also a chip-timed event that will take place at UW-Stevens Point. The event consists of a 1/4 mile run, 1.5 mile bike ride, and a 1/4 mile run, and ALL participants receive an event T-Shirt! Different age classes are determined into ages 7-9 and 10-12. The event starts at 6:00 pm at UW-Stevens Point on Friday August 21.
Emily Starke; 715-342-2980 ext. 306; email@example.com
2015 Point Duathlon Presented by Cellcom
UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
2015 Point Duathlon presented by Cellcom is Saturday August 22. This is a chip-timed event that starts in Parking Lot Q at UW-Stevens Point. The duathlon consists of a 2 mile run, 16.5 mile bike ride, and a final 2 mile run to the finish line! There are two types of running terrain. The first course is on paved streets and sidewalks through the UW-Stevens Point campus. The final running course takes place in the shaded trail through Schmeekle Reserve on the Green Circle Trail. The biking course covers a flat region throughout rural scenic areas. Age divisions ranging from under 20 years to 70+ along with relay teams up to three people are eligible to participate. Registration forms will be available after April 1 online or at the Stevens Point Area YMCA. The event starts at 8:30 am with a mandatory pre-race meeting at 8:15 am. Event day pick up and registration runs from 6:30- 8:00 on August 22.
Emily Starke; 715-342-2980 ext. 306; firstname.lastname@example.org
Eau Claire County Humane Association- Fido & Friends Fun Run
Carson Park- Pine Pavilion Eau Claire,WI
The 29th annual Fido & Friends Fun Run/Walk benefiting the Eau Claire County Humane Association on Saturday, May 16,2015. $20 registration fee includes a Fido t-shirt and dog tag(pre-registrants are guaranteed a fido shirt). Entry form and pledge form is available at ECCHA, online at www.eccha.org, and at event vet sponsors. Participants may raise pledges before the event for opportunities to win great prizes. Pet are welcome.
Eau Claire County Humane Association 715-839-4747 ext.21 www.eccha.org
Got Energy Triathlon
Swarthout Park in West Salem, WI
The 12th annual Got Energy Triathlon takes place in the beautiful Lake Neshonoc and surrounding West Salem neighborhood. It is a great fit for any ability, from beginners to elite. This event allows people to test their abilities at open water swimming, road cycling, and running. Athletes can compete individually or as teams.
La Crosse Area Family YMCA, 608-782-9622,
From Couch to 5k
10th St. Recreation Center, Corner of 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona, WI 54720
From Couch to 5k is the perfect way to become that runner you have always wanted to! The class will meet on Mondays & Thursdays and participants will be given a "homework assignment" to be completed over the weekend. This program will gradually take you from being a couch potato to a 5k runner in just 8 weeks! Class will conclude with an optional 5k run on Sunday, May 31st.
To register stop by the Altoona Parks & Recreation office or call 715.839.5188. Registration deadline is Thursday, April 2nd.
Altoona Parks & Recreation Department
Color-A-Thon - Chippewa Fair Grounds
Northern WI Fairgrounds - Chippewa Falls, WI
Parkview and Southview Elementary Schools in Chippewa Falls are sponsoring our first annual Community Color-A-Thon Event! This event is open to the community!
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Run/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m
The money from this fun and healthy event will be used to fund extra activities, projects and field trips not covered by school budgets.
The cost to register for this walk/run is only$30 and includes a FREE T-shirt
After the event, there will be a Color Blast After Party with music and Big Blasts of Color!
Register at www.schoolathon.org/find-a-thon.
Click on Parkview/Southview Elementary found under the Wisconsin school/group
Jennie Swoboda - Parkview PTO
Run for Hospice
Fabiano Brothers, Weston, WI
8:00 - 9:15 AM Same-Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up; 9:15 AM Opening Ceremony; 9:30 AM Run/Walk Begins
The Run for Hospice supports the Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services in the greater Wausau Area. Event Activities:
-5k or 10k run or walk
-Kids Carnival and Bounce House
- Free Kids Runs 100yd & 1/2 Mile
- Live Band
- Memorial Opportunities
- Beer Tent!!
- Food by Burachos for sale
- Free Parking, both on street and some lot parking available
Aspirus Health Foundation at 715-847-2470
Cheri Uelmen's Fantastically Fun Kid's Race
Carson Park, Eau Claire WI
Half-mile course geared for 2-5 years old and a 1-mile course for 5-10+ years old. The course takes runner's through Carson Park and ends with a BANG! Runners will receive a race t-shirt, runner's bib, finisher's medal, plus other goodies! Register online www.eauclairemarathon.com
Stanley Watermelon Fest 5k run/walk
Chapman Park, Stanly WI
The fourth annual Stanley Lion’s Club Watermelon Fest 5k Run/Walk will be held this year at Chapman Park on Sunday July 26th starting at 9am. This 3.1 mile fun run/walk is in coordination with the Stanley Lion’s Club Watermelon Festival. Chip timing. Registration starts at 8am at the Rod & Gun Club Building. Pre-registration is $15, day of registration is $20. All proceeds from the 5k go towards supporting local, state and international Lion’s Club projects. The first 200 participants will received a pair of “Running Watermelon 5k” socks. Division and overall m/f awards. Come support the Lion’s Club!
Adam Smit 920-819-9804
Eau Claire Marathon
Carson Park, Eau Claire, WI
Full marathon, full relay marathon, half-marathon, 5k run/walk. All races start and end in Carson Park. register online at www.eauclairemarathon.com
Girls on the Run 5K
Owen Park, Eau Claire
A celebration of family, fun and running! Girls on the Run motivates girls to reach their limitless potential. Please join us for this family friendly 5K at Owen Park on May 9th. Fun & games begin at 9am, Run starts at 10am. Register online.
Salute A Solder 5k/1k Fun Run/Walk
Marshfield WI 54449
Join us as we Salute all of our Soldiers with this 5k/1k fun run/walk. Registration from 7-8:30AM. Race begins at 9AM and will start and end at the Marshfield National Guard Armory. Course winds through WildWood Park, is well marked and terrain is gentle hills. Post race food and events for the whole family. Pets and strollers are welcome, however, no dogs please.
Great Steps 4NF Hosted by Alex & Cora of Today's WAXX 104.5
Irvine Park Main Pavilian, Chippewa Falls, WI
ANNOUNCING…..the 2nd annual Chippewa Falls Great Steps 4NFTM Walk hosted by Alex & Cora of Todays WAXX 104.5! Join us for a great day at Irvine Park at the Main Pavilion with other individuals and families that also strive to find better treatments and a cure for NF. We will start off with a 3 mile walk, take your pick of 2 routes with one being shorter and handicapped accessible. Food and drawings will round out the event, but plan on staying to enjoy the Zoo at this beautiful, historic park. Check-in is at 10 am and the walk starts at 11 am. This community-based event is organized by a local family that is committed to helping other NF families by raising awareness and funds for the neurofibromatosis cause.
Be sure to sign up early to start raising funds for your team. The top team wins a prize and there are prizes for various levels of fund raising.
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a complex, often devastating set of genetic disorders with possible complications throughout the entire body that may also hold the genetic mystery to a host of other human ailments. Affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people or 2 million people worldwide, it appears equally in all races, ethnic groups and both sexes.
A common complication for a person with NF is the growth of tumors on the nerves anywhere in and on the body. To find out more about NF please go to nfmidwest.org.
ALS Walk and Wheel-a-thon
Jun 8, 1014 - Jun 8, 2014 Registration: 10:30
Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds in Chippewa Falls
Registration starts at 10:30
A picnic will be held at 11:15
The walk starts at 1:30