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.
Sports, Health & Wellness
Participate in the 14th annual Thanksgiving Day race with options of 5k run or 2k fun walk. Finish with an Irish Breakfast, beer, hot and cold beverages, and holiday music at Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant. Get your best Thanksgiving costume and start your holiday off right.
Join in the celebration of the grand opening of Parks’ Place—a memory care community uniquely focused on residents, families and community.
Put on your best costume and run to be a part of the MN RUN series. Every finisher receives a long sleeve t-shirt and finisher medal.
Join the Minnesota Brewery Running Series at Sociable Cider Werks for a fun run with a twist. Weave through the city with fellow beer enthusiasts and grab a free beer at the finish line. All participants receive a free craft brew along with a collector’s pint glass and swag. End the day with some live music and lots of food as a reward. Ages 21 and up to receive a free beer, all ages welcome.
Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.
Spend time on your bike winding through oak and maple forests and open prairies. Enjoy the scenic wetlands—home to a bevy of trumpeter swans.
The Big Woods Classic at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve has a race for everyone from kids to serious distance bikers.
The course, one of the newest mountain bike trail systems in the Twin Cities, is 12+ miles single track with lots of climbs and descents.
Over 50 rare and classic boats come together again on White Bear Lake along with parts, memorabilia and exhibits about Minnesota’s centuries-old boatbuilding history. Browse vendors, check out the swap meet and vote for this year’s best boats!
Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups.