Family Sports and Fitness are a great way to spend time together. We keep a running list of events that have been submitted to us here.
If you have a sporting event you would like to share, please keep in mind our parameters and mission. Events must be something that can be participated in as a family and it must be a stand-alone event with no long-term commitment. Please feel free to email Joy with your submissions
August 2017 Family Sports & Fitness Events
September 2017 Family Sports Events
Finish the Run 5K • September 10, 2017 • 11 a.m. • Boom Island Park, Minneapolis • Finish the Run is a movement of people aiming to do the right thing, with intention and meaning, positively impacting and inspiring others • $30/pp.
Bounce and Not Break 5K • September 16, 2017 • Keller Regional Park, 2039 U.S Hwy 61, Maplewood, MN 55109 • Family-friendly 5K,complimentary pre-race snacks, inflatables, live music • $20/pp.
Kids Glo Run: Light it up! • September 16, 2017 • 7 p.m. • Ojibway Park, Woodbury • Participants ages 6-12 will be given race shirts and other items that glow and light up. Neon signs will guide runners on the approximate one mile route. • $25/child.
Washburn Games • September 24, 2017 • 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Non-competitive “sports sampler” allowing kids to test their skills in several different sports activities benefiting the Washburn Center. • $10-$15/child.
Soul Pose • September 30, 2017 • Blaine National Sports Center • An all-level daytime, sunset, or black-light yoga session. Four sessions available. Note: Children are welcome as long as they can stay on a mat for one hour. This may be more of an event for families with older children • $24.99/pp.
Maplewood Rec Run 5K • September 30, 2017 • Maplewood Community Center • Families or individuals can come run the race on September 30. There will be fire truck and police car tours, temporary tattoos, krazy hair, coloring stations, yard games, and a pre-race stretch! Kids are encouraged to come as their favorite superhero or cartoon character. • $30/parent-child pair; $75 family max.
October 2017 Family Sports Events
Family Adventure Bike Ride • October 7, 2017 • 9 a.m. • Start and end at Colby Lake Park, Woodbury • Families will receive a map of trails past specific park areas. Challenges at each designated park area. Route is roughly six miles long with six stops.. • $20/family.
The Great Candy Run 5K • October 14, 2017 • 8:30 a.m. • Lake Phalen • Family-centered event in support of the Fetal Health Foundation. • Adults $40.00; Children $30.00 (12 and under).
Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K • October 14, 2017 • 9 a.m. • Lake Como • The event will have multiple activities for children including face painting and a walk in inflatable blow up brain • Adults $35.00; Children $20.00 (6-12); Under 6 – free; Survivor fee – $5.00 reduction in fee.