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 – Summer is winding down so make the most of what’s left.

Here are some of our ideas to help make you fierce, fit and fabulous this weekend.

Get your Zen on – DJ Style

Check out this week’s Yoga Rocks the Park.

Saturday, September 6th  11AM  Jason Hulshof + Lady Heat

Camp YRP Jes Rosenberg- Adventures of Super Stretch

http://www.yogarocksthepark.com/minneapolis.html

Fore!

There are only a few good weekends left before the courses start closing.  Get out there and get your swing on.

Find a course near you:

http://www.mngolf.org/Courses

Fall = Fashion

Athleta is hitting NYC’s fashion week – check it out here and start updating your workout wear.

http://bit.ly/1xhPO9f

Harvest “Workouts”

These events may not be a traditional workout, but it will get you out and moving.

Grape Stomp (that’s a leg workout right?)

 http://bit.ly/1nzmIbT

Pickin’ and Grinnin’ Hops (Sounds like an arm workout to us) at Lift Bridge Brewing

http://bit.ly/1lKFDoX

Looking for a last minute race? –  Try one of these more interesting races.

Saturday, September 6 – St. Paul

Beer Dabbler 2 Mile Trot at Midway Stadium.

http://www.appleadventureracing.com/

Saturday, September 6 – Wild Mountain

Does a race filled with 25 obstacles, live music and beer sound like fun to you?  Then you should check out the Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race!

http://www.ruggedmaniac.com/about/

Saturday, August 30 – Eden Prairie

Boots & Boas 5K & 10K Run/Walk benefits Cornerstone and Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women to combat domestic violence.

http://bit.ly/1lDEY8d

Get Inspired. Cowgirl style. 

Spectate at the Iron Cowgirl Competition in Somerset.

http://on.fb.me/1puVIJO

Get a jump start on your meal planning for next week!

We’ve posted some great guilt-free recipes on our Pinterest page – so get cooking!

http://www.pinterest.com/Wellnessprojmn/healthy-eats/

 

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Fabulous Friday – It’s a long weekend!

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

Get your Zen on – DJ Style

Check out this week’s Yoga Rocks the Park.

Saturday August 30th, 11AM  Elizabeth Camp + DJ Miguel Vargas

http://www.yogarocksthepark.com/minneapolis.html

Get Wet

Paddle Palooza on Monday, September 1

If you are near Gull Lake there is a cool 5 mile supported paddle from Nisswa Lake to Zorbaz on Gull Lake, with a post-party at Zorbaz.

http://www.mnsurf.com/_p/paddlepalooza.htm

Get Pedaling

All weekend and it’s free!

MN has miles and miles of biking trails. So whatever your plan is for the long weekend – there is sure to be a bike trail near you. Click here for a list of trails:

http://www.exploreminnesota.com/things-to-do/biking/?keywords=&pageIndex=0&radius=0&mapTab=false&sortOrder=asc&sort=randomdaily&locationid=&startDate=false&class_id=139&lat=&lon=&city=&pageSize=20&type=reitlistings&attrFieldsOr=

Up for a last minute run? 

Monday, September 1 – Minneapolis

Tie up your laces and pick between the 5K or 10K at the Victory Races.  Plus, there’s a Kid’s Fun Run!

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

Get Inspired

Saturday, August 30 – Bloomington

Check out the Glo Run – registration is closed, but there is always next year!

http://theglorun.com/twincities/index.html

Saturday, August 30- St. Paul

Women Rock – 5K, 10K, and half-marathon, this exciting race is sure to get you motivated.

http://www.womenrockmn.org/

Enjoy the Weekend- Guilt Free

We’ve posted some great guilt-free recipes on our Pinterest page – so get cooking!

http://www.pinterest.com/Wellnessprojmn/healthy-eats/

 

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