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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

Join us for the 10th Annual Walk Wisconsin Walk Marathon, Saturday, June 7th!

Featured Event
Oct
11

Moon Walk Wisconsin is just around the corner!

Save the date to join us on October 11, along the moon-lit Tomorrow River State Trail. The Tomorrow River State Trail begins in Plover, Wisconsin (behind the Copps Market on Highway B) and extends through eastern Portage County. The moon reflects off of the limestone trail, providing a partially lit path. Carved pumpkins light the mile markers. Like the summer Walk Wisconsin event, snacks, beverages, portable toilets and rest stops are available along the course.

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September 06, 2014
UWSP Spud Run/Walk Saturday 9/6/14

Spud Run/Walk - a pre-game 5K run/walk starting and finishing in the stadium with a tailgate celebration. Race registrants will receive a T-shirt, choice of a baked potato or French fries at the finish line, and ticket to the football game with the proceeds going to Spud Bowl scholarships. Tailgaters can join the festivities by enjoying complimentary potatoes and fries after the race.
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September 06, 2014
Youth Soccer Challenge Saturday 9/6/14

Youth Soccer Challenge Knights of Columbus Council 1170 Boys and Girls ages 9-14 as of 9/1 Saturday, September 6 9 am PCYS Soccer Complex 701 Badger Avenue Open to all children 9-14. No cost Call for registration form or Register at event 715-340-8725
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September 13, 2014
Influential Citizen Ride Saturday 9/13/14

Bike Fun with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point. Visit locations honoring historical figures who shaped Stevens Point. Slow 13 mile loop bicycle ride on calm streets and multi-use paths. Visit PokyPedalingStevensPoint.org for more details.
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September 13, 2014
Mid State Sisters of Skate Saturday 9/13/14

The Mid-State Sisters of Skate Flat Track Roller Derby. Seating is limited so feel free to bring a chair or those over 18 can sit track side in our Suicide Seating. Visit us at www.midstatesos.com for more details.
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September 13, 2014
2014 Walk for Hope Saturday 9/13/14

Annual walk for suicide prevention and mental health awareness in Portage County. Registration 8:00 A.M., Presentation of Hope Award 8:45 A.M., 5K Walk Begins 9:00 A.M, Refreshments served 10:30am https://www.facebook.com/pages/Suicide-Prevention-and-Mental-Health-Awareness-Coalition-of-Portage-County/514441328612633
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September 14, 2014
Walk MS 5K Sunday 9/14/14

The first ever Walk MS: Stevens Point will be held on Sunday, September 14th at the UW-Stevens Point campus. More than 250 walkers are expected to come out and help raise the goal of $15,000. Funds raised will support direct services for the more than 11,000 children, women and men in Wisconsin diagnosed with MS and their families, as well as MS research to find a cure for this chronic disease of the central nervous system. People can participate in Walk MS individually or as a team. Volunteers are also needed.
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September 20, 2014
Wellers Walk - One Well at a Time Saturday 9/20/14

Wellers Walk is a unique, non competitive, family Friendly event that offers participants the opportunity to walk in the footsteps, of the village of Cameroon, making their way to the river to fill an empty container and then haul it back to the starting point. During this event participants will not only be walking but also carrying a container of water as it is done in villages of Cameroon. Jugs will be provided, but participants can bring their own, especially for kids to collect water in.
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September 20, 2014
2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's Saturday 9/20/14

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2 mile Walk includes raffles, lunch and prizes. Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association. About The Greater Wisconsin Chapter:
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September 27, 2014
UW-Stevens Point Homecoming Saturday 9/27/14

10am-Homecoming Parade-Fourth Ave. 11-2pm All Campus Picnic-DeBot Field FREE 2pm - Football game - Georke Field
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September 28, 2014
Ciclovia Wisconsin Sunday 9/28/14

Open to the public, non-competitive community bike/walk event around the city of Stevens Point. Includes walking and biking rest stops, the Green Circle, vendors, entertainment, kids' games, and more...
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October 04, 2014
Maple Ride Saturday 10/4/14

Bike Fun with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point. A colorful fall day seeking out streets named ?Maple?. Slow 8 mile loop bicycle ride on calm streets and multi-use paths. Visit PokyPedalingStevensPoint.org for more details.
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October 11, 2014
Moon Walk Wisconsin Saturday 10/11/14

Enjoy a moonlit walk along the Tomorrow River State trail. 12 mile starts at 6pm,4 and 8 mile start at 7pm. Carved pumpkins mark your way. Halloween costumes are welcome.Port-a-Potties and refreshments availible along the trail.
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October 11, 2014
Letties Central Waters River 5 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk Saturday 10/11/14

5 Mile Run, 2 Mile Walk, Kids 1K Falcon Fun Run so there are walking and running events for everyone. Food, Beverages and Activities. Fall Fun Festival 10:30-1:30pm. For additional info see the website.
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October 12, 2014
St. Brons Marathon Sunday 10/12/14

The St. Brons Marathon will be an annual event A premier event, offering competitors the opportunity of running either a full or half marathon in the Plover area. The race will be promoted through our marathon website (stbronsmarathon.com) and active.com, which is a well-known and established event management and promotional support site. Registration is now open, and can be accessed through our web site link or our Facebook page link. Our course, which starts and finishes in Woyak Park. All event proceeds will go directly to St. Bronislava Parish to aid in her ongoing ministries, which are well known locally and throughout the Diocese of LaCrosse.
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November 15, 2014
Point XC Challenge Saturday 11/15/14

Race location: Standing Rocks Park, 7695 Standing Rocks Road, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Course description: Rolling, grassy terrain on a dedicated XC course! Awards: Awards to the top male and female finishers in the following categories: 8 and under; 9-10; 11-12; 13-14; 15-16; 17-18; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65 and up. Mission: To support youth running in central Wisconsin. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Standing Rocks Park. Entry cost: For preregistered runners- $10 for the 1 mile; $15 for the 2 mile; and $20 for the 5K. Fleece cap option: add $15. Race day registration- $15 for the 1 mile; $20 for the 2 mile; and $25 for the 5K. Fleece cap option not guaranteed for race day registration. Registration: Preregistration is open now and will close at noon on Friday, November 14. Race day registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Preregister here.
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December 06, 2014
39th Annual Frostbite Road Race Saturday 12/6/14

Presented by Community First Bank.5 mile Walk (non-competitive) 5 and 10 mile Races - Races Chip Timed. For details on walking in this event, see the website.
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February 07, 2015
Play4Kay Saturday 2/7/15

The Project Embrace Fund at Saint Michael?s Foundation supports oncology patients being served at Ministry Saint Michael?s Hospital by offering each patient a warm, fleece blanket as a means of comfort during their cancer treatment journey.
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March 07, 2015
Point Bock Run Saturday 3/7/15

A scenic out-and-back, flat and fast, 5-mile run that runs along and crosses the scenic Wisconsin River twice and starts and finishes at the Stevens Point Brewery. Electronically timed (chips in bib), Age groups, Big Bock and Dopplebock divisions. Registration includes long-sleeved shirt, complimentary snacks and Point Brewery products at the post-race party and awards ceremony. Capped at 2,000 runners.
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March 28, 2015
Great Northwest 8th Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday 3/28/15

8th Grade Girls Division 1, 2 and 4/5 in Stevens Point
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June 04, 2015
Special Olympics State Summer Games Thursday 6/4/15

State competition in Aquatics, Powerlifting, Athletics, and Soccer. Detailed schedule to be finalized.
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