Family Sports & Fitness – Family Friendly Races, Walks & Tournaments


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. We have also included some product links for items we feel may help families promote fitness. We do receive compensation from Amazon for purchases through these links.

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 

APRIL FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

Tuesdays in April: Sunset Yoga Silverwood Park | 7-8:15pm Link breath with movement, build awareness, concentration and strength by deepening the connection of mind and body. Cost is $12 and this program is for ages 14+. (Activity #1SIL5900)

4/28/19: Family Archery @ Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park, New Prague | 1-3pm | $10 | Learn archery basics and elements of safety. Shoot at stationary targets and compete in games. Equipment provided. Ages 7+ with an adult. Reservations are required.

MAY FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

Tuesdays in May: Sunset Yoga Silverwood Park | 7-8:15pm Link breath with movement, build awareness, concentration and strength by deepening the connection of mind and body. Cost is $12 and this program is for ages 14+. (Activity #1SIL5900)

5/4/19: Family Archery @ Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (becoming Mississippi Gateway Regional Park), Brooklyn Park | 1-3pm | $10 | Learn archery basics and elements of safety. Shoot at stationary targets and compete in games. Equipment provided. Ages 8+ with an adult. Reservations are required.

5/4/19: Family Archery @ Cleary Lake Regional Park, Prior Lake | 10am-Noon | $10 | Learn archery basics and elements of safety. Shoot at stationary targets and compete in games. Equipment provided. Ages 7+ with an adult. Reservations are required.

5/12/19: Root Beer Run | Boom Island | 1pm | $40/family | Root Beer Run 2019 features a one-mile or 1/2-mile run, walk or stroll, with all participants receiving a root beer float at the finish line. Fun activities for all.

5/18/19: TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run | Como Park | 8am | $10-$20 | Siblings and guardians of all ages are welcome to register and run alongside their child at this event. Free 12-, 8- or 4-week logs are available to support families and class commitment to running.

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JUNE FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

6/1/19: Kids Mud Run: Challenge Accepted | Oakwood Park, Cottage Grove | 9am-10am| $25 | A muddy obstacle course for kids 6-12. This is not a race and is not timed. Kids can run the course twice. Pre-Registration Encouraged. Activity Code #550911-01.

6/1/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

6/2/19: Twin Cities Take Steps Walk | CHS Field | 10:30am | Free to Attend | This fundraiser for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation features games, live music, a health fair, food and more for the whole family.

6/8/19: Walk for Wishes – Twin Cities | Minnehaha Regional | 10am | $20 | Choose between the 5K walk or 5K run! This Make-A-Wish® fundraising event celebrates the thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes.

6/8/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

6/15/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

6/17/19: Family Fitness Class | Rosland Park, Edina | 6:30pm | FREE| Free and no registration required. Classes are open to all fitness levels. No experience necessary. Schedule is subject to change.Visit EdinaParks.com or the City’s Facebook page for class cancellations or call the weather hotline at 952-826-0368.

6/22/19: Summer Fest Tot Trot | Minnetonka Civic Center | 4pm | FREE | Ages 2-8, three age groups. Kids run approximately 1 to 3 blocks. No registration required. Medals for all participants..

6/29/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

JULY FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

7/6/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

7/20/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

7/20/19: Kids Obstacle Challenge | Afton Alps | 8:30am-12:20pm| $36-$43| An adventure and obstacle course race series for kids ages 5-16, with over a dozen obstacles and mud.

7/20/19: Kids Duathlon: Bike It. Run It. Du It! | Colby Lake Park, Woodbury | 9:15am | $15 | Kids 6-12 will bike 2 miles and run 1 mile. Pre-Registration Encouraged. Activity Code #550911-02.

7/22/19: Family Fitness Class | Rosland Park, Edina | 6:30pm | FREE| Free and no registration required. Classes are open to all fitness levels. No experience necessary. Schedule is subject to change.Visit EdinaParks.com or the City’s Facebook page for class cancellations or call the weather hotline at 952-826-0368.

7/27/19: Urban Wildland | Richfield Ice Arena | 7am | $40-$75 | Half-Marathon and 5K benefiting Wood Lake Nature Center.

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AUGUST FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

8/3/19: Emotions in Motion: 5k Run/Walk | Lake Harriet Band Shell | 8am-12pm | $12 for kids (12 & under); $25-$45 for adults; $60 family of four; $10/dog and get a doggie goodie bag | Raises money for SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.

8/3/19: Tiny Tot Triathlon | HealthEast Sports Center, Woodbury | 9am-11:30am| $6 | Children 2 to 5 can participate with kids their own age in a bike, run, splashpad course. Adult must assist participants. Pre-Registration Encouraged. Activity Code #550916.

8/3/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

8/17/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

8/19/19: Family Fitness Class | Rosland Park, Edina | 6:30pm | FREE| Free and no registration required. Classes are open to all fitness levels. No experience necessary. Schedule is subject to change.Visit EdinaParks.com or the City’s Facebook page for class cancellations or call the weather hotline at 952-826-0368.

8/31/19: Yoga In The Park | Caponi Art Park | 10am | $10/adult (pay what you can); Kids 12 and under free | Start the weekend at Caponi Art Park. Families will grow in strength and flexibility while also developing better concentration, mindfulness and relationships with others. Stay after to enjoy the park.

FALL FAMILY SPORTS & FITNESS IDEAS

10/05/19: Twin Cities Marathon Family Events | Minnesota State Capitol | 10am-| Free to Attend – Some Events Cost Extra | Learn more about making the Twin Cities Marathon a Family Fun Event here.

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