Five ways to get Outdoor and Explore


  1. Jay Cook State Park Walk

Saturday, September 19 – 9 am – Carlton, MN

Walk with family, friends and neighbors on trails throughout this beautiful state park. Two loops totaling 10km (6 miles) or walk whatever distance you are able. Non-competitive walk with rewards for any participant wishing one for a small fee. Registration site: Picnic area by River Inn Interpretive Center. Event times: Start any time after 9 a.m. and finish by 5:00 p.m. Trail marker removal will begin at 3:00 p.m.

2. Log Run 10 Mile and 5K

Saturday, September 19 – 8 am – Stillwater, MN

The last race of our 2015 season is right around the corner. The Freight House Stillwater Log Run is September 19. This race brings performance to a new level on a gently sloping decent through the beautiful St. Croix valley ending in scenic downtown Stillwater. On this site you’ll find all the information you need about this premier St. Croix Valley running event.

3. Joe’s Ski Swap and Sale

September 17-20

Stop by to deal hunt!

4. Guided Hike – Cascade Falls – Lake Superior

September 19, 10 am

Linking people with nature by footpath along Lake Superior’s North Shore.

2015 SHTA GUIDED HIKE PROGRAM: The 2015 SHTA Guided Hike Program offers hikes throughout the year on different sections of trail, Join a guided hike, experience different sections of the trail, and meet others who enjoy the sport of hiking!

5. Yoga at Aamodt’s Apple Farm – FREE!

Monday, September 21 – 6 pm – Stillwater, MN

Enjoy a beautiful evening on the lawn of an orchard, with Studio One Yoga and followed by Happy Hour. How can you miss this?


Fab Friday – Ideas and Inspiration for the Weekend

Our picks to keep you fierce, fit and fabulous this weekend.

Yoga for Runners

Saturday, September 27 – 9:00 am at the Union Depot in St. Paul

Increase your run time with FREE runner’s yoga. Strengthen your legs to get ready for your run at this yoga class at Union Depot taught by Studio 925 Yoga. Union Depot is the official transit hub of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and will be hosting this specialized yoga flow to open your hamstrings, hips and lungs for maximum performance on race day.

CrossFit – Check it Out!

Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 – White Bear Cross Fit

Try out a free CrossFit workout Friday and Saturday and stay for 60 minutes of yoga led by Yoga instructor Kathy Bertram on Saturday!
Renewable Trail Run/Walk

Saturday, September 27 – Sandstone, MN

Race starts at 9 a.m., awards ceremony is at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage in a gorgeous lakeside refuge. 5K run is over trails on the 535-acre Audubon Center property – 10 K run is part trail and part around Grindstone Lake.

All proceeds go towards the development and improvement of energy education curriculum at the Audubon Center of the North Woods.

Log Run 10m/5k

Saturday, September 27 –  Stillwater, MN

Join in on this mostly downhill course through the beautiful St. Croix valley and ending in scenic downtown Stillwater. On this site you’ll find all the information you need about this premier St. Croix Valley running event.

Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Paddle Pedal Run

More details and maps on Facebook  –



Just in time to gear up for outdoor winter activities.


World Wake Surfing Championship on Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas where  11 Minnesota wake surfers will compete in the sport’s world championship.

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