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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
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25

Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge

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Oct
16

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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October 07, 2021
Prenatal Yoga 3-Week Series

Connect mind, body, breath, and baby!
In this 3-week series, Ana shares the most beneficial yoga postures, sequences, and breath techniques to support pregnant women at any trimester.
The ambience at The Wellness Spa provides a sanctuary for self-care, confidence, and connection that you and baby will love coming back for week after week!
Prenatal yoga helps improve sleep, reduce stress, decrease low back pain, nausea, and headaches.
Let all of your tension and anxiety go, and embrace the strength, flexibility, and endurance needed for childbirth.
Register online at: https://www.anamarieyoga.com/prenatalyoga.html

Photo by sippakorn yamkasikorn on Unsplash 

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October 22, 2021
The Friends of Standing Rocks Lite the Nite 5K Fun(d) Run

Come help the Friends of Standing Rocks Park Do More for the Rocks! Trail Run on the Pankowski Lighted Trail. Assorted Beverages, Snacks and Food will be on the Patio at the Behnke Olson Outdoor Recreation Center (BOORC). No Pre-Registration, just show up and run!  We will time non-competitive runners if you want. Walkers are welcome! Awards will go to top male and female runners. Start and Finish will be at the BOORC. This is a low key run aimed at helping the Friends of Standing Rocks Park improve the park for outdoor recreation. Donations will be accepted by the Friends Group.

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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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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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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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September 17, 2022
Pointoberfest and Blubber Run 5K
Pointoberfest returns for its 10th outing. With over 20 brews on tap, dust off those lederhosen and join in on the fun!
 
Pointoberfest
There's nothing better than your favorite frosty brews in a boot glass while listening to live music! Enjoy 20+ Point brews, Whole Hog beers, Ciderboys hard ciders, and Tea Runner hard iced teas with special tappings on the hour.

• Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
• Time: 4PM – 8PM
• Location: Point Brewery Parking Lot
 
Must be 21+ to participate. Ein prosit!
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Pointoberfest Blubber Run 5K
Oom-pah-pah your way over to the beer tent by participating in the 5K Fun Run. Upgrade your Pointoberfest experience as registration to the Blubber Run includes admission to Pointoberfest, a t-shirt, and a Point Beer Stop half-way through the race with polka music. Don’t forget to dress-up for the costume contest! Limited to 500 runners. Awards given out to first place male and female runners and best individual and team costumes.
Must be 21+ to participate. Bier laufen!

• Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
• Time: Packet Pick-Up at 2PM, Race Time at 3PM
• Location: Start & Finish at the Point Brewery
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March 04, 2023
Point Bock Run

The Point Bock Run is a 5-mile out-and-back road race.

Date - Always the first Saturday in March,
Field - Limited to 2,000 runners
Age Group Records - All runners setting a new age group record receive a complimentary entry to the subsequent year's run.
Age Group Winners - All age group winners are guaranteed entry into the subsequent year's run.
Post-race party - Located in the large heated tent immediately adjacent to the finish line.

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