Run the scenic route through Lake Minnetonka in one of the state’s most beautiful half-marathons and support Freshwater and their work to improve the water quality of the lake! There’s a relay option and a kids’ run too. All ages. $65+. 7:00 a.m. start.
Sports, Health & Wellness
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum.
Visit U.S. Bank Stadium to experience Minnesota’s fourth time hosting this exciting basketball championship. Enjoy a variety of basketball themed activities and sit back and watch a fast-paced ball game or two.
Gather at Eden Prairie Veterans Memorial to remember Major Randell (Randy) D. Voas, award scholarships to EPHS seniors, and increase awareness of military contributions. Randy, EP native and graduate, gave his life defending our freedom while on a Special Operations Mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Packet pickup the weekend prior to the race, at TC Running Company. Register at randysrun.org.
Compete against fellow community members in the center’s state-of-the-art competitive swimming pools and fitness center. Participants will compete in waves of eight. They will swim 1,000 meters or row 2,500 meters, bike 10 miles, and run three miles for a chance to win one of three medals.
Ages 14 and under. Prices vary. All day event.
Eden Prairie Community Center
16700 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie
Get your blood flowing at this Minnesotan-themed run. Run a 5k, or tackle the steep “Oven Mitt Mountain” on the 10-mile route. At the end, warm up with hot dish and a meat raffle. Lumberjack shirt optional.
All ages. Prices vary. 8:45—9:15 a.m. start times.
Boom Island Park
724 Sibley St. NE, Mpls.
Let off some steam under the big, white dome at Braemar Field. Walk or run laps, play around in the open field or take a swing at the batting cages alongside your family and fellow community members.
All ages. $5 per session. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
7509 Ikola Way, Edina
Warm up with a little race fever. The Hypothermic 1/2 Marathon is set for 9 a.m. on February 17 at 13001 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie. Each registrant will receive a commemorative Hypothermic Half package courtesy of the Running Room. Additionally, all participates are eligible for a finisher’s medal and a complimentary brunch, ideal for refueling after the event. Until February 15, registration is $65 for the run/walk, and additional brunch tickets are $15. Race materials can be picked up from 4-8 p.m. February 15 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Febuary 16 at the Mall of America Running Room.
Players will be assigned randomly to teams of five to six and while no experience is required, participants must be at least 21 years old. Free. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 651.324.5254.