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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

Walk Wisconsin

Held annually 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, 3/4, 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 include a combination of wood chips, crushed granite, road surface and wood boardwalk.

Please be at the Pfiffner Park bandshell 1/2 hour before transportation starts for your event.

Comfort stops are open based on official start times and are available approximately every 3 miles. If you start earlier than the scheduled time for your specific event, there is no guarantee of food/beverages at the stops and transportation is your responsibility.

No strollers or pets for any marathon event.

Finish line picnic/entertainment at Pfiffner Park Bandshell: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Event check-in will take place at the Pfiffner Park building, 501 Franklin Street, along Stevens Point's downtown riverfront.

All registered attendees are required to check-in before walking. At check-in participants will be given a sports sack, t-shirt, course map, event information and participant number/wristband.

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Upcoming Events
March 12, 2015
D2 Boys Basketball Sectional Semi-Finals Thursday 3/12/15

D2 Boys Basketball Sectional Semi-Finals
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March 14, 2015
Soccer Jam Session Saturday 3/14/15

Soccer Jam?s introductory workshop is led by founder and choreographer, Kelly Knauss, is $10, and has limited space. Each workshop will progressively introduce new workouts and is open to 11 participants ages 11 and up who have played soccer for at least a couple of years. To register, download the registration forms from our website, www.soccerjam.org and mail them in to the address on the form. Or bring them to the workshop day of. Please email or call to let us know that you're coming so we can make sure there is a spot for you.
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March 15, 2015
Clancy's Shamrock Shuffle Sunday 3/15/15

Fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer's. Music, Food and awards.
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March 20, 2015
WRKC Agility Trial Friday 3/20/15

Dog Agility Trials
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March 21, 2015
Pointers Men's Hockey hosts NCAA Tournament Game Saturday 3/21/15

For the first time in 21 years, the UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team (21-6-1) will host a home NCAA Division III tournament playoff game, as the Pointers will take on Hamline (14-10-4) in the quarterfinals of the 2015 men's ice hockey championship on Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at K.B. Willett Arena. The winner of Saturday night's quarterfinal will face the winner of the quarterfinal between Amherst and Norwich in the national semifinals March 27 at the Frozen Four in Minneapolis. Tickets for the quarterfinal game are available for $8 for adults, $4 for those college-age and under. Tickets can be purchased through University Information and Ticket office on campus in the Dreyfus University Center from 10 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m. daily via phone at 715-346-4100.
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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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March 28, 2015
Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club presents: Broadway Blades! Saturday 3/28/15

2015 Ice Skating show Tickets can be purchased at cwtickets.com or at the KB Willet office window on Tech or Dress rehearsal evenings or one hour before the performances at the west entrance
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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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April 18, 2015
Reeder's 8 mile Charity Ruck Saturday 4/18/15

8 Mile Charity Ruck, participants to provide 35Lb backpacks 9 will be weighed at the beginning and the end) Goal is to raise funds for the Alex Reeder Memorial Scholarship. www.facebook.com/reedereruck
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April 24, 2015
Timber Ridge AKC Agility Trial Friday 4/24/15

Dog Agility Trials
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April 25, 2015
Standing Rocks Open Disc Golf Tournament Saturday 4/25/15

April 25 Recreational/Intermediate Amateur weekend is a non sanctioned event for Amateur players. We will play the two 21 hole pro course layouts and everyone plays two rounds on Saturday only. This weekend will include heaps of giveaways including a 2-disc players package for all who register by Friday, CTP giveaway plus a contest to win a basket . It will be a fun time.
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May 01, 2015
AKC Agility Trial Friday 5/1/15

Dog Agility Trials
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May 02, 2015
Standing Rocks Open Disc Golf Tournament - Pro/Advanced Saturday 5/2/15

May 2-3 pro/advanced weekend is a PDGA B-tier event for pro and Advanced players-We are planning a fun event with 3 rounds on two courses at Standing Rocks park. We will be using new 21 hole West course consisting of permanent holes and have a 21 hole East course consisting of permanent and temporary holes. All divisions play two rounds on Saturday and one on Sunday, followed by a skins match between the top 4 scorers on the west course.
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May 06, 2015
Take a Step 5K Wednesday 5/6/15

The Take a Step 5k is a community event that benefits domestic and sexual abuse victim services provided through CAP Services' Family Crisis Center. CAP Services has been providing sevices to the community since 1978. Services are provided 24 hours a day by a team of professional staff. All services are free and confidential.
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May 09, 2015
St. Paul Scamper Saturday 5/9/15

Join us for this fun family event on Saturday, May 9. Registration opens at 8:30 am, Kid's Fun Run at 9:30 am, and 5 K run/walk at 10:00 am. New this year is professional timing by Tortoise and Hare Race Management. Cash prizes for overall winner and prizes for age groups. The run will start and end at St. Paul Lutheran School, 1919 Wyatt Ave. Stevens Point. Register at www.stpaulscamper.com or at the school. Register before April 9th for T-shirt guarantee.
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May 13, 2015
Poky Pizza Pedal Wednesday 5/13/15

Bike Fun with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point. Slow 4 mile loop urban bicycle ride returning to a downtown pizza place. Socialize with other Poky Pedalers over food and beverages. Visit PokyPedalingStevensPoint.org for more details.
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May 17, 2015
Great Strides Stevens Point Walk Sunday 5/17/15

This event raises money for further research and treatment of Cystic Fibrosis, a disease that affects over 30,000 in the United States and several within Portage County. It is a long-standing event in Stevens Point and the money raised directly benefits patients in this area. Come meet some great people and enjoy a beautiful Spring day with us!
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May 17, 2015
Sets-In-The-City Sunday 5/17/15

The Central Wisconsin Tennis Alliance is sponsoring" Sets in the City. Are you looking to play tennis, but don't know where to start? This is your chance to play and learn about league opportunities. Open to Adults 18+.
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May 19, 2015
Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic Tuesday 5/19/15

Bike Fun with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point. Slow, under 5 mile bicycle ride to a mystery park location ? different each ride. Bring food or drink to share (no alcohol). Visit PokyPedalingStevensPoint.org for more details.
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May 23, 2015
Bike to Shop Day Bingo Ride Saturday 5/23/15

Bike Fun with Poky Pedaling Stevens Point. Celebrate Bike to Shop Day with shopping-based Bingo. Slow loop bicycle ride with 8- and 15-mile options on calm streets and multi-use paths. Visit PokyPedalingStevensPoint.org for more details.
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