Weekend Top Five! August 15/16

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Run for the Melon 5K/10K Walk/Run Race

Saturday, August 15

The Run for the Melon 5K and 10K Walk/ Run is located on the Otter Trail Scenic Byway in Vining, Minnesota. The race course takes the participant through the rural Otter Tail County countryside with rolling hills, lakes and fields of fresh cut alfalfa and grain fields as a back drop.

http://minneapolisrunning.com/event/run-for-the-melon-5k10k-walkrun-race/?instance_id=1480#.VcyKU5xRH4g

 

Yoga at Tettegouche State Park

Free – Wednesday mornings

Namaste! Tettegouche State Park held its first FREE Lake Superior yoga session this morning, and will continue to offer free Wednesday morning sessions for 8 weeks.

The class consists of gentle postures and slow movements to help the body get back in balance. A mat, blanket and water bottle are recommended. The sessions are led by Kim Josephson, a RYT500 and Certified Yoga Therapist from the International Yoga Institute Yoga North.

Next week’s event details: http://bit.ly/1HGLe3j

Passport Club Challenge

Free – Hike at your own pace.

This is a fantastic way to get outdoors all season long, plus an inspiring story!

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/clubs.html

Congrats to Sue and Olive for camping and/or hiking in all of Minnesota’s state parks and recreation areas, A-Z, and completing the Passport Club!

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Cyclists of Gichee Gumee Shores – COGGS

Duluth Traverse Trail

Free – Bike at your own base

The Duluth Traverse Trail recently received International recognition. Get on your mountain back and day trip.

http://coggs.com/

Tonka Paparazzi

Big Island and Back Paddle

Saturday, August 15

Big Island and Back paddle event Saturday, August 15th presented by Excelsior Brewing Company. Get a canoe, kayak or paddleboard, start at Excelsior Beach and enjoy a friendly race around Big Island. All ages, any skill level. After party, door prizes, awards and music at Excelsior Brewery. Register at www.bigislandandback.com. Proceeds benefit ICA Food Shelf and Freshwater Society. Don’t miss this one!

http://www.tonkapaparazzi.com/

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