Out with the Candy, in with the Turkey – trot that is…

Happy Halloween! After the candy is dished out and the cobwebs are put away – you might think what’s next? Well, we are challenging you and your family to get out on Turkey Day and do a trot.

We’ve got 5 picks for you:

  1. Turkey Day Trail Trot – Battle Creek Park, St. Paul – 8 a.m.

This trail race has a mix of mid and long distance options.

http://www.enduranceunited.org/events/turkey-day-trail-trot/

2. Tonka Turkey Trot – Minnetonka High School, Minnetonka – 8:30 a.m.

The 6th Annual Tonka Turkey Trot is a 5K run/walk geared towards families.

http://www.tonkatrack.org/tonkaturkeytrot

3. Drumstick Dash – Lake Harriet, Minneapolis – 7:30 a.m.

There a multiple races including a 1 mile, a kid’s half-mile and a 10K.

http://www.drumstickdash10k.com/index.html

4. Beast 2 Feast 5K – Lake Calhoun, Minneapolis – 9 a.m.

This race is a benefit for Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

http://busybodypromotions.com/beast2feast/

5. The Turkey Trot – St. Paul – 7:30 a.m.

There is a 6K and a 10K option, with an early start to get you back in the kitchen before noon.

http://www.turkeytrotsaintpaul.com/

 

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Fabulous Friday – Well, it’s Wednesday – but it is a Holiday Weekend!

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Gobble, Gobble . . . Before you stuff yourself get trotting!

St. Paul – The Turkey Trot – you pick the 10K or 5K.

http://www.turkeytrotsaintpaul.com/

Minnetonka – Tonka Turkey Trot – you run the 5K put the kids in the Turkey Scoot.

http://www.tonkaturkeytrot.com/

Downtown Minneapolis – Lifetime Fitness 5K

http://www.turkeyday-5k.com/page/show/370479-Minneapolis

No Excuses – other trots around the state:

Fairbault – http://www.andersonraces.com/events/events-detail.php?intResourceID=1772

Alexandria – http://www.alexandriaturkeytrot.com/

Rochester – https://runsignup.com/Race/MN/Rochester/MomsontheRun5KFamilyGobbleWobble

Not in the mood to Trot?

Pre & Post Calorie Burn options with from our Take Over partners:

The Pole Barn Studio

www.thepolebarnstudion.com

Wednesday, Silks 6 pm & Chair Dancing at 6:30

Then enjoy Drinksgiving in downtown Stillwater

Studio Me Fitness

www.studiomefitness

Thursday, Shockwave Express, 7 am

Barre Fitness, Edina

www.barrefitness.com

Thursday, Open Barre, 8 am

If shopping is your form of exercise, Running MN did an excellent job showcasing great deals for runners on their blog this week. Check it out.

http://runningmn.com/run-dont-walk-black-friday-savings/

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Fab Friday – Winter has arrived. Get out of bed and embrace it.

 ski pic

Snow Report

Many runs at Minnesota Ski areas are open for business. Get a jump on the season and see if your favorite is open for business.

http://www.onthesnow.com/minnesota/skireport.html

 

But before you do that, check out Joe’s Sporting Goods Winter Gear Sale.

Running: November 13-16

http://www.joessportinggoods.com/events/store-events-pg587.htm

 

Winter Run

The first Turkey Trot is on here

November 15, 2014 @ 8:30 am

Fergus Falls

http://www.zapevent.com/ListActivities.aspx?eventid=4903

 

A quick tip list for running outdoors in the winter.

http://www.runnersworld.com/running-tips/10-tips-running-cold?page=single

 

Stay warm and channel your indoor athlete.

Lifetime Fitness Indoor Triathlon

November 16, 2014 @ 7:00 am

http://www.indoortri.com/page/show/150893-minnesota-indoor-triathlon

 

Fitness Sales!

We are seeing great deals of fitness packages, now is great time to try something new and secure your spot at the coolest boutique clubs before the New Years Resolutioners show up to play.

On our radar:

November unlimited classes for $59 at Studio ME

https://www.facebook.com/studioMEfitness

Founders Memberships at Alchemy for $135 a month

https://www.facebook.com/AlchemyMPLS

 

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