Weekend Top 5! July 17-19


1. The Color Dash

Saturday, July 18, Saint Louis Park


Serious family fun alert! Curious about a family 5k? This is a great one to start with. Pretty, dirty fun. And – the group organizers have donated back over million dollars since inception.

2. The Iron Cowboy

Saturday, July 18, Waconia


Get inspired! Cheer on the Iron Cowboy.

Who is The IronCowboy and What Is 50-50-50?“ I am an athlete.  I am a husband.  I am a proud father of four daughters and a son.  I compete in endurance races and Ironman Triathlons.  Currently I hold two world record in 70.3 and 140.6 triathlon racing.  I am not satisfied.  What’s next?  The seemingly Impossible…..” 50 Ironman courses, 50 consecutive days, through all 50 States.

3. Conquer Your Mountain Bike

Times Vary, Iron Range


Avid mountain bikers are buzzing about the state-of-the-art network of mountain bike trails at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area at Crosby, near the Brainerd Lakes area. This 22-mile trail network winds through a landscape created by 70 years of iron ore mining. This man-made terrain consists of old mining pits and tall piles of ruddy rock excavated from the pits. Nature is working on reclaiming the area: water has filled the pits and turned them into 15 deep lakes, and trees and shrubs have taken root on the rugged landscape. As it turns out, it’s a landscape perfect for crafting a maze of trails to conquer by bike.

4. Glow Run

TONIGHT! Thursday, July 16, Hastings


This is the 2nd Annual Glow Run for the kickoff to Hastings Rivertown Days.  This family fun event takes place at the Hastings YMCA where we will have glow paint, obstacle course, a GA-GA pit, arts & crafts, and ice cream from Schoolhouse Scoop.  Of course the race will be in there too!  We have a 2k family fun run as well as an 8K race as well.

Dress to glow and enjoy this super fun family event where all the proceeds will benefit the Hastings YMCA Annual Campaign… by making youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in our community more affordable.

5. Free Yoga in the Park

Saturday, July 18, Stillwater


As a part of a long list of fun activities for Stillwater Log Jam days – join a few hundred of your closest friends for free yoga in the park. In Lowell Park – Presented by Studio One Yoga & Massage. All levels welcome!


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