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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.

Featured Event
Sep
30

Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge

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Oct
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Moon Walk Wisconsin

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Upcoming Events
September 09, 2017
Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball Tournament. Stevens Point is a city that has a great following for the sport of basketball. From its nationally known High School boys basketball team, to its multiple national championship winning men's and woman's basketball program from UW-Stevens Point. Please come visit small town basketball USA and be a part of a great community event!

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September 09, 2017
9/9 12:00 PM Volleyball vs Gustavus Adolphus College Volleyball vs Gustavus Adolphus College\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6365
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September 10, 2017
9/10 1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Illinois Institute of Technology Women's Soccer vs Illinois Institute of Technology\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6344
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September 10, 2017
9/10 1:00 PM [W] Women's Soccer vs Illinois Institute of Technology [W] Women's Soccer vs Illinois Institute of Technology\nW 3-0\nStreaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/uwsp/\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6344
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September 15, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - Ladies Night

Adult GA Ticket: $12.00
Seniors 65+ Ticket: $9.00
Kids 6-12 GA Ticket: $7.00
Kids 5 And Under GA Ticket: Free
Family Pass (2 Adults, 4 Kids): $30.00
Pit Pass: $30.00

Pit Gates Open: 3pm
Fan Gates Open: 5pm
Time Trials: 6:30pm
Racing Starts: 7:45pm

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September 16, 2017
Pointoberfest/Blubber Run

Blubber Run
3 PM start-time, Packet pick-up at 1:30 PM
Start this exciting day with a 5-K Fun Run! Put on your running shoes and funny costumes and join the fun. Featuring a "Point Beer Stop" half-way through. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Limit of 500 runners!  The 4th annual Blubber Run 5K includes a t-shirt, admission to Pointoberfest, live music, and 30+ beers/hard ciders to choose from. Make sure to dress up for the Costume Contest! Trophies will be given for "Best Group Costume" and "Best Costume," as well as fastest female and male runners!
Run Registration -  $25 Advance, $35 Day Of (includes Pointoberfest admission)

OCTOBERFEST
Dust off your lederhosen and dirndl dresses! It's time for our 6th annual Pointoberfest celebration, held across the street from the historic Stevens Point Brewery. Choose from 30+ Point Craft Beers and Ciderboys Hard Ciders, and enjoy with a souvenir event mug, food, and friends. Live music kicks off at 4 PM with Stetsin and Lace! This WI powerhouse features two of the Midwest's finest vocalists, the high-octane drumming of John Barnes (Road Crew), former Sweet Tarts members Gus Alvarez Jr. and Eric Kaplan Nestor, and veteran touring/session guitarist Angelo Petropoulos. Expect toasts in between. Prost!

Tickets
 $25 Advance, $30 Day Of
Purchase Online, at Point Brewery Gift Shop, UWSP Ticket Office & Trig's Cellar 70.
 *Proceeds benefit Pints for Prostates.

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September 16, 2017
Gilbert Brown and Friends Meet and Greet

Gilbert Brown and friends will be joining us to raise funds for the Gilbert Brown Foundation.

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September 17, 2017
9/17 1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Ripon College Women's Soccer vs Ripon College\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6346
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September 17, 2017
9/17 1:00 PM [W] Women's Soccer vs Ripon College [W] Women's Soccer vs Ripon College\nW 3-0\nStreaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/uwsp/\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6346
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September 18, 2017
UW-Stevens Point Golf Outing

UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics is hosting a scholarship golf outing and networking event. Join them for a 18 hole scramble with a cart at the Wisconsin River Golf Course. 

  • Registration and free range practices begins at 10 a.m. 
  • Shotgun starts at 11 a.m.
  • Box lunch included
  • Limited to the first 144 golfers 
  • Hors d'oeurves to follow
  • Networking from 4-6 p.m.

Golfing Rates

  • General $75 per person
  • Student $70 per person

Registration is due by September 13th.

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September 20, 2017
9/20 4:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Carroll University Women's Soccer vs Carroll University\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6347
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September 22, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - Championship Night

Adult GA Ticket: $12.00
Seniors 65+ Ticket: $9.00
Kids 6-12 GA Ticket: $7.00
Kids 5 And Under GA Ticket: Free
Family Pass (2 Adults, 4 Kids): $30.00
Pit Pass: $30.00

Pit Gates Open: 3pm
Fan Gates Open: 5pm
Time Trials: 6:30pm
Racing Starts: 7:45pm

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September 23, 2017
9/23 4:00 PM Football vs Adrian College Football vs Adrian College\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6329
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September 23, 2017
Spud Run

SPUD RUN 2017
Once again the highlight of this year’s Spud Bowl is the fifth annual Spud Run - 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, Point Root Beer, and a ticket to the football game with all proceeds going to fund Spud Bowl scholarships.

We are offering an opportunity for children (12 and under) to run for FREE with the purchase of an adult.
Tailgaters can join the festivities by enjoying complimentary potatoes and fries after the race.

Race Schedule:
Parking in the old Mid-State Technical College Lot
1:00-1:50 p.m. Run Packet Pick-up (includes bib number, T-shirt and game ticket) at the NW corner of Goerke Track
2 p.m. Race Start
2 p.m.-4 p.m. Potato/French fry feed in the stadium
4 p.m. Kickoff: UW-Stevens Point football home opener vs. Adrian College

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September 24, 2017
9/24 8:30 AM Women's Tennis vs Lawrence University Women's Tennis vs Lawrence University\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6469
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September 24, 2017
9/24 3:00 PM Women's Tennis vs Milwaukee School of Engineering Women's Tennis vs Milwaukee School of Engineering\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6470
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September 27, 2017
9/27 7:00 PM Volleyball vs UW-Stout Volleyball vs UW-Stout\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6380
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September 27, 2017
9/27 3:30 PM Women's Tennis vs UW-Whitewater Women's Tennis vs UW-Whitewater\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6471
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September 29, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - Eve of Devastation

Adult GA Ticket: $12.00
Seniors 65+ Ticket: $9.00
Kids 6-12 GA Ticket: $7.00
Kids 5 And Under GA Ticket: Free
Family Pass (2 Adults, 4 Kids): $30.00
Pit Pass: $30.00

Pit Gates Open: 3pm
Fan Gates Open: 5pm
Time Trials: 6:30pm
Racing Starts: 7:45pm

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September 30, 2017
9/30 Football vs UW-La Crosse Football vs UW-La Crosse\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6330
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