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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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January 06, 2022
Judo - A martial art for everyone

Judo is the number one individual sport practiced world-wide. It is a Japanese martial art with both throwing and ground work as well as self-defense. Adults and children aged 5 and up are welcome to participate. The first class is free, so come give it a try!

Photo by Mats Sommervold on Unsplash

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January 08, 2022
Flow Yoga
Join Ana Marie Yoga Saturday mornings and give yourself the gift of movement. Flow through creative sequences to elevate your mind, body + spirit. Strengthen, align + define as you enhance your yoga practice in this lovely spa setting.
Walk-ins are always welcome! Single class passes and 5 or 10 class packages available for purchase in person or online.
Photo from the Wellness Spa
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January 30, 2022
Walk for Life

The annual Portage County Walk For Life, hosted by the Portage County Right to Life, will be held in Stevens Point on Sunday, January 30th. The walk will begin at 2 pm in front of the Portage County Court House located at 1516 Church Street. You can park right across the street and take the shuttle back after the event.

New this year, the walk will proceed to Saint Peters Catholic Church located at 800 Fourth Avenue. If you want to park there prior to the walk, arrive by 1:30 pm and use rear parking lot as the shuttle bus will before and after.

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February 26, 2022
Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe, and Hike

Join us for a family-friendly evening of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking on groomed park trails lit by candlelight. Choose from several trails lit by over 700 luminaries.

After your hike, stop by the warming fires for hot chocolate and a game of Hammerschlagen.

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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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March 26, 2022
Flow Yoga
Join Ana Marie Yoga Saturday mornings and give yourself the gift of movement. Flow through creative sequences to elevate your mind, body + spirit. Strengthen, align + define as you enhance your yoga practice in this lovely spa setting.
Walk-ins are always welcome! Single class passes and 5 or 10 class packages available for purchase in person or online.
Photo from the Wellness Spa
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May 06, 2022
Mother's Day Celebration

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 Ijaz Rafi on Unsplash

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May 21, 2022
First Annual O'so Honor Flight Fun Run/Walk 5k

Join O'so Brewing for their first annual O'so honor flight fun run/walk 5k. 

Photo by Malik Skydsgaard 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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