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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!

Active Portage County News
Upcoming Events
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 08, 2014
41st Annual YMCA Ski and Sports Swap Saturday 11/8/14

The Swap is a very affordable way for people to buy or sell new or pre-owned equipment - downhill and cross country skis, snowboards, boots, clothing, ice/in-line skates, sports equipment, camping gear and more. If you are interested in selling there is an equipment check-in on Friday the 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday the 8th from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sellers name their own price and will receive 85% percent of the sale. Obsolete ski bindings are not allowed in the sale.
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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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November 15, 2014
6-Mile Kettle Walk Saturday 11/15/14

Join the Salvation Army/Stevens Point Hope Center in a non-competitive walk event. The 6-mile course will travel to 5 select kettle donation sites throughout Stevens Point and Park Ridge. The Salvation Army Hope Center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin is an emergency shelter for men, women and families. Its goal is to provide clients with the tools to resume an active and productive life. All clients meet regularly with the Case Manager who directs them to resources for overcoming their difficulties. The Hope Center offers Bible studies for spiritual growth. They also offer employment referrals, financial, legal and medical issues. The Hope Center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for more information. 1600 Briggs Street Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 341-2437
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November 27, 2014
Turkey Trot Thursday 11/27/14

8:45am kids Fun Run/Walk 9am Non Competitive 5K Run Walk. For more information call Karlyn Krautkramer at 715-345-5432 Pr-registration is not necessary but RSVP's are appreciated.
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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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January 09, 2015
Community Parks Hockey Classic Friday 1/9/15

Friday: 5pm - Mosinee and Waupaca 7:15pm SPASH and Appleton United Saturday: 5pm - Appleton United - TBD 7:15 - SPASH - TBD Awards after championship game
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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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April 11, 2015
Great Northwest Basketball League 8th Grade Boys Basketball State Invite Saturday 4/11/15

8th grade boys basketball state invite. Tournament takes place in the UWSP Quandt/Berg/MAC, Pacelli Gym and SPASH Fieldhouse.
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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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June 06, 2015
Walk Wisconsin - Walking Marathon Saturday 6/6/15

A non-competitive walk held on the Green Circle Trail, with comfort/nutrition stops along the way.
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June 28, 2015
Humane Society of Portage County Walk for Wags Sunday 6/28/15

Join us for a fun day of activities including kids games, demonstrations, contests, basket raffles and much, much more.
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August 07, 2015
Annual Midwest Recumbent Rally Friday 8/7/15

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 08, 2015
Boys and Girls Club Bike-a-thon Saturday 8/8/15

You can get involved as an individual rider or as a team. Cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride one of the four planned routes. Sign up today and support youth of Portage County. Pledges raised support the ongoing mission of the Boys and Girls Club of Portage County to provide programs that inspire and enable our youth to realize their full potential.
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