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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.

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Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge

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Moon Walk Wisconsin

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Upcoming Events
January 05, 2021
Free Tai Chi

Join Deborah Adams in a weekly Tai Chi class. “Movements are easy and flowing, and as she says, if you are doing something, you are doing it right.” No previous experience necessary. Free and open to the public. 60 minutes – Free

Clinically shown to:

-Reduce Stress & Boost the Immune System
-Lower Blood Pressure & Aid in the Healing of Major Illnesses
-Reduce Anxiety and Depression and Open Clarity in the Mind
-Reduce Joint Pain
-Improve Balance and Coordination and Increase Full Range of Motion
-Enhance Restorative Sleep

Ages 10 & Up

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September 25, 2021
Flow Yoga

This vinyasa class will guide you to build strength, balance and flexibility as you synchronize your breath with movement. Center your mind and experience vibes of renewal in a lovely spa setting. Offered at The Wellness Spa, located at 3916 Water Street, Stevens Point, WI.

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December 12, 2021
Yoga 4 Paws
Yoga 4 Paws is back in person and in a new location!
Your $25 donation to The Humane Society of Portage County includes a Yoga 4 Paws t-shirt and the event yoga class held Sunday, December 12, 2021.
Register online by December 2 to guarantee a t-shirt printed in your size.
Help make the 8th Annual Yoga 4 Paws our best year yet! 100% of proceeds benefit HSPC!!
Photo by Justine Farnworth on Unsplash
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March 05, 2022
Point Bock Run

The Stevens Point Brewery is proud to announce its 19th annual “Point Bock 5 Mile Run” Saturday, March 5, 2022. The run will begin at the brewery, Saturday afternoon at 12:00 noon. The Point Bock Run will draw 2,000 runners of all ages and abilities, with proceeds donated to promote and support the sport of running and healthy lifestyles in Central Wisconsin. After the run, enjoy brews from the Stevens Point Brewery in the heated tent across the street.

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May 06, 2022
2022 Color Run/Chalkfest at Rivers Edge

Celebrate the lovely ladies who are the reason we exist! Come down to River's Edge Campground and have a great time with the family. With lots of activities planned, Mother's Day weekend is sure to be a blast!

Photo by Nqobile Vundla on Unsplash

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June 04, 2022
Walk Wisconsin: A Walking Marathon

Held annually on the first Saturday in June each year, Walk Wisconsin is the premier walking event in the Midwest! This is a non-competitive event, encouraging walkers of all ages and ability levels. The full, 1/2, and 1/4 marathon events utilize the scenic Green Circle Trail which passes the Wisconsin River, Plover River, several lakes, and unique ecosystems. The trail base for all routes includes a combination of wood chips, crushed granite, road surface, and wood boardwalk.

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June 10, 2022
2022 Color Run/Chalkfest at Rivers Edge

Have fun with friends and the whole family at River's Edge for the Color Run! Participate in the color run, where you get covered in colored powder while being cheered on as you race, chalk drawing, or both this weekend down at the river.

Photo by Nqobile Vundla on Unsplash

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July 15, 2022
Christmas in July

Can't wait till December for Christmas? Celebrate early with River's Edge Campground during their Christmas in July weekend. Enjoy the decorations, food, and activities that Christmas offers with none of the cold weather to bring down the mood.

Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash

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July 16, 2022
2022 Pedal Point Rally

The Boys & Girls Club of Portage County and the Hostel Shoppe will be hosting the 14th annual Pedal Point Rally (formerly Bike for Boys & Girls Club) 

Those who complete their free, month-long challenge from June 1st - June 30th and raise at least $25 in donations or pledges will receive a t-shirt and water bottle. Awards will also be given out to the participant who bikes the most miles and the participant who raises the most in pledges or donations.

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August 13, 2022
Hustle Smore for Lions Camp

Sign up to participate in our 5K or 10K run/walk, 15 mile bike ride or 1 mile donut dash. Our certified 5K course winds through our scenic trails while the bike ride starts and ends at Camp and takes you through the beautiful back roads of central Wisconsin. All races are chip-timed (except the donut dash) and participants will have the opportunity to earn medals. Our 13th year is our lucky year - we'll be offering additional fun with instant scratch off tickets, swag and a find the logo scavenger hunt. Join us to support a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities.

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August 26, 2022
Forest Family Fun Run/Walk

Celebrate the summer at Boston School Forest by participating in our annual Forest Family Fun Run/Walk. This non-competitive event travels along the BSF trails which are a combination of gravel, dirt, grass, and wood chip trails. Look for registration online or on the BSF Facebook page.

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September 10, 2022
Walk for Hope 5K

Join your friends and neighbors by walking to provide HOPE towards preventing suicide and creating AWARENESS of mental health.

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