A women's outdoor adventure group located in Western Wisconsin that hosts activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking, hiking, camping, canoeing and cross-country skiing, just to name a few. Women of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join us! Come away with new skills and confidence. Enjoy the camaraderie and support of other women in your community. Experience time away with God through nature - women from all backgrounds welcomed. Read more about THRIVE Women's Outdoor Adventures
Sports, Health & Wellness
September 27 Celebrate sisterhood at Women Run the Cities, one of ESPN’s top five races for women in the nation. Organizers say that this popular event—featuring 10-mile and 10K runs, a 5K run/walk and a girls’ 1-mile run—is great for experienced runners and newbies alike. The courses start and finish at gorgeous Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, and track along the Mississippi River. Register online; spots fill up quickly. Girls’ run open to ages 4–12. Prices vary by registration date and distance; $15–$70 and up. Read more about Women Run the Cities
Brad Robinson and author Linda Tedford will be signing copies of Brad’s just-released book, “The Price of Victory and the Fear of Innovation,” at Brightwater Clothing & Gear in downtown Excelsior on Saturday, June 6. Read more about “The Price of Victory” Book Signing
If you are ready to take charge of your varicose veins, attend a free vein screening and let our physicians help you determine if you are a candidate for vein treatment. Read more about Free varicose vein consultations at Stillwater Medical Group this Spring!
Spring may be just around the corner, but tough Minnesotans know that to keep warm, you’ve got to keep moving. Runners from around the Twin Cities will brave the brisk weather to kick off their running season. Whether this is your hundredth race or you’re still learning to tie your tennis shoes (that’s right, kids, you can join, too!), be sure to join in the fun and the post-race party featuring classic Minnesota dishes, a lumberjack costume contest and a winter beard competition. $45–$65 until March 2; $51–$71 until race day. 9 a.m. Read more about Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile