Sports, Health & Wellness

Winter Trails Day 2020

Want a day of fun and family time? Come and participate in numerous outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park. Activities include ice-fishing, snowshoeing, fat-tire biking, archery and more! All the necessary equipment is provided and make sure to grab a hot chocolate in between activities! All ages. Read more about Winter Trails Day 2020

Polar Dash

Run like a Yeti for Minnesota’s 13th annual Polar Dash. Compete in one of two challenges by running in multiple races or go all in for the 2020M. All registered adults will receive a medal and either a Polar Dash performance fleece or jacket. Registered youth runners will receive a Polar Dash hat. Half marathon 8 a.m., 10K 9 a.m., 5K 10:30 a.m., Heat 1 2020M 10:20 a.m., Heat 2 2020M 11:20 a.m. Read more about Polar Dash

Frozen Flannel Bonspiel

Be a part of this second annual outdoor curling and bonspiel event. Participants will enjoy traditional curling experiences inlcuding learn to curl sessions and curling contests. There will also be ice skating. Beer and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased from the ice bar along with Aamodts hot apple cider and snacks from G.I. Joe’s Food Truck. Bagpipes will accompany the march of the bonspiel teams at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Festivities will last until 6 p.m. that day and from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a heated tent with tables and chairs. All ages. Read more about Frozen Flannel Bonspiel

Frozen Gnome Fat Tire Challenge

Big Ring Flyers are a race team and cycling club based in Hudson, Wis. Members want to encourage bike riding all year long. So get outdoors to check out or compete in this fat tire bike racing event. Categories include a competitive race class as well as an open ride class, plus fat tire bike demonstrations. Food and beer will be available for purchase. For more information including registration and fee information, head to Read more about Frozen Gnome Fat Tire Challenge

Afton Alps Opening Day

Minnesota’s premier family-friendly winter resort, Afton Alps, is opening for the much-anticipated ski and snowboard season on Friday, November 22 at 3:30 p.m. To celebrate, Afton Alps will offer s’mores and hot cocoa, food trucks, live music, hat-making and much more until the resort closes at 8 p.m. Opening day rates will be $39, or $34 with the Preferred Program. The resort’s hours for the rest of opening weekend will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. Read more about Afton Alps Opening Day

Reindeer Run

Calling all runners and walkers! It’s time for the 32nd annual Reindeer Run. Participants will choose from a variety of race options and race around Lake Harriet. There’s the Kids Run, 5k Not Time, 5k Chip Time, 10k Chip Time and the Yukon Challenge 15k. Every participant will receive a long-sleeve performance T-shirt and a finisher medallion.   Read more about Reindeer Run

0.5K Winter Beer Dash

You don’t have to be a runner to enjoy this event! The Minnesota Brewery Running Series is hosting a dash between Bauhaus Brew Labs and 612Brew. The run only lasts a few blocks, and you’re invited to take your time getting from one brewery to the other. All are invited to participate, but to enjoy the beer you must be 21 and up. Read more about 0.5K Winter Beer Dash

St. Paul Turkey Trot

Burn off some calories before gobbling down some goodies this Thanksgiving at the St. Paul Turkey Trot. Try either the 6K or 10K, but don’t forget to bring the family! Start a tradition for the kids or just get in a morning workout by joining in the fun and raising funds for the Open Door Food Shelf. Read more about St. Paul Turkey Trot


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