Selected Community Events
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.
Jeanne Richie Memorial Puddle Jump
Phoenix Park, Eau Claire WI
The Jeanne Richie Memorial Puddle Jump is a 5k fun run/walk that raises money for Longfellow Elementary student
scholarships for community programs, and for the after school program, Community Learning Center
(CLC). If you would like to support the Puddle Jump you may do so by making a donation to the
Jeanne Richie Memorial Puddle Jump at Longfellow Elementary (500 Balcom St., Eau Claire
WI 54703) or to the Jeanne Richie Memorial Puddle Endowment Fund, held at the Eau Claire
Community Foundation, 306 S. Barstow, Suite 104, Eau Claire WI 54701 . Thank you very much!
Holly Larson, email@example.com or 715-852-3841
La Crosse YMCA Color Dash 5K
Onalaska Omni Center 255 Riders Club Road Onalaska, WI 54650
Try something new. Try the COLOR DASH. Coming to Onalaska, the Color Dash is an exciting event, great for friends, families or those looking for a way to stay active. Participants run (or walk) the traditional 5K distance, though they do so while receiving showers of bright colors along the way. Make sure to stick around after the Dash for the COLOR EXPLOSION finale and don't forget to check us out on Facebook
more information and registration: http://www.laxymca.org/events/color-dash-5k/
La Crosse YMCA, 608-782-9622
Woodmohr 4H Fun Run
VFW Hall 118 E 13th Ave., Bloomer
4 Mile Run, 4k run/walk, free kids run
Stephanie Homann 715-456-2022 or 715-568-5596
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.
"Half is Good Enough for Me" Half Marathon & 5K
The Highground, W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville WI
Half-Marathon & 5K, all proceeds go to the Persian Gulf Tribute honoring those who served in The Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan. $11 entry - 5K, $22 entry - Half Marathon
Theresa Hebert, 715-743-4224, firstname.lastname@example.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