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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
July 07, 2017
Junction City Picnic

Community-wide event featuring softball and horseshoe tournament, great food and drinks, live bands on Saturday and Sunday, with a parade on Sunday at 11:00 am. For more information visit their Facebook page or website.

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July 14, 2017
Point Fastpitch Girls Softball Tournament

Point Fastpitch torunament held at Goerke, Zenoff, Mead and Iverson Parks.

Check website for details

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July 14, 2017
2017 Point KIDS' Duathlon presented by Cellcom

Compete for the Cause! The Stevens Point Area YMCA will host the 2017 Point Kids' Duathlon presented by Cellcom to benefit the YMCA's chronic disease programing. This race consists of two courses: 7-9 year olds will complete a 1/4 mile run, 1.5 mile bike, 1/4 run, and 10-12 year olds will complete a 1/2 mile run, 3 mile bike, 1/2 mile run. Routes take kids through the beautiful UWSP campus, and all racers will be chip timed. All participants will receive an event shirt, and top three finishers for each age group by will receive an award. The race begins at the Allen Center on UWSP campus. It will be a great time for the whole family!

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July 14, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - Wisconsin Challenge Series

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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July 15, 2017
Central FC Showcase

Portage County Youth Soccer welcomes you to the 3rd Annual PCYS Central FC College Showcase July 15-16, 2017 at the PCYS Soccer Complex in Stevens Point, WI.  Central Wisconsin’s premier club brings you a premier event. Games will be full time on premier fields. College coaches love our complex, and your teams will too. Applications will be seriously considered to ensure the correct competition is available. Profiles will be provided to the coaches with contact information. Get registered early.

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July 15, 2017
2017 Point Duathlon presented by Cellcom

Compete for the Cause! The Stevens Point Area YMCA will host the 2017 Point Duathlon presented by Cellcom to benefit the YMCA's chronic disease programing. This race, formerly the United Way's Run Bike Unite, consists of a 2 mile run through UWSP campus, 16.5 mile bike on scenic country roads north of Stevens Point, followed by another 2 mile run through beautiful Schmeeckle Reserve. Test your athleticism individually or as part of a relay team. The race begins at the Allen Center on UWSP campus.

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July 18, 2017
Humane Society of Portage County Golf Outting

18 Hole - 4 Person Scramble - Shotgun start at 10AM  |  Registration opens at 8AM
Practice tee is available for golfers to warm up prior to golf.
Includes 18 holes with cart, lunch/beverage credit, entry into door prizes, gift and Social Hour (appetizers only)
*SentryWorld Dress Standard
- Proper golf attire in good taste and condition while on the golf course and practice areas is required.
-Shirts with collars (golf shirts without a collar must have sleeves), slacks, shorts, skorts or capris of appropriate length – no denim, cutoffs or gym shorts.
-Golf footwear: Golf shoes with soft spikes are allowed – no metal spikes. Athletic shoes and shoes without heels are acceptable
Your spot is only guaranteed when your reservation form and payment is received (space is limited).
Checks will be returned if tournament is filled. No phone reservations accepted

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July 21, 2017
Greater Boys Open - Weekend 1

Teams are encouraged to register early, as these tournaments fill very quickly. Teams 8U-15U can register. Schedules to be posted on the event website.

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July 22, 2017
TeamFirst Soccer Academy

The University of Wisconsin-­Stevens Point campus will be hosting the Team First Soccer Academy featuring Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini Hoch.

Registration for the camp is currently open with limited availability. The two-­day camp costs $300 and each participant will receive a Nike soccer ball, Nike t­shirt, autographed player card and a camp team photo. Youth ages 7­-18 are welcome to register and the camp is open to both boys and girls. Mia Hamm, Kristine

Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini Hoch have combined for five Olympic Gold Medals, five World Cup Championships and 12 NCAA titles. The three also combined for four­straight Hermann Trophy recipients with Lilly winning in 1991, Hamm in 1992 and 1993 and Venturini in 1994.

Click here to see a video welcome from TeamFirst.

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July 23, 2017
Camp Shutout

One of the biggest and best Goal keeper clinics in the US. Camp Shutout is open to goalkeepers ages 10-18, male or female and any ability level. Find more information and available clinics on the website.

 

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July 28, 2017
Greater Boys Open - Weekend 2

Teams are encouraged to register early, as these tournaments fill very quickly. Teams 8U-15U can register. Schedules to be posted on the event website.

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August 04, 2017
Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally

World's Largest Recumbent Bike Rally. Fri: Registration and check in, ice cream ride, ice cream social. Sat: morning biking tour, test rides, swap meet, lunch, self-guided tour. Sun: breakfast buffet, super tour, lunch. Events, prices, times are subject to change.

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August 04, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - CWRA

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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August 05, 2017
Bike for Boys & Girls Club

Your pedals power great futures, so put rubber to the road for Boys & Girls Club kids!

This event brings family, friends, co-workers and neighbors together for a fun-filled ride through picturesque Portage County. Donations and sponsorships support the ongoing mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County to provide programs that inspire and enable our youth to realize their full potential.

You can get involved as an individual rider or as a team. Cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride one of four planned routes (4, 13, 20, or 62 miles). Hundreds of riders will pedal their way across the finish line and into the post-ride party of cool drinks, a sandwich, and activities for the whole family. Sign up today to support local youth.

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August 11, 2017
Golf Fore Life

Join First Choice Pregnancy Resource Center at the Wisconsin River Golf Club on August 11 for the annual Golf Fore Life. This best ball scramble style, 18 hole golf tournament brings together fun, sun, and community all in one! The event will begin by shotgun start at 10am. Fees include cart, course fees, lunch, awards and hors devours. Silent auction will be available after tournament.

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August 12, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - ARCA Midwest Tour

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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August 14, 2017
SPASH Hoops Golf Outing

We are excited to announce the first ever SPASH Hoops Golf Outing.

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August 25, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway - Back to School 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 02, 2017
9/2 1:00 PM Football vs St. Norbert College Football vs St. Norbert College\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6327
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September 03, 2017
9/3 1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs St. Norbert College Women's Soccer vs St. Norbert College\n http://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=6341
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