The Running of the Bays Half Marathon is a certified half marathon course that starts in the quaint little town of Mound, Minnesota, and meanders through some of the most beautiful bays that lake Minnetonka has to offer. The half marathon starts at 7:30 a.m. from the Mound Westonka Grandview Middle School. Read more about Running of the Bays Half Marathon and 5K
Sports, Health & Wellness
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. Read more about NCAA Basketball Tournament Final Four
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
The largest (and coldest) annual golf tournament on a Minnesota lake returns this month in Wayzata. Three nine-hole golf courses are plowed and whimsically decorated, and golfers and spectators can also enjoy all-you-can-eat chili, prizes and giveaways, live music, ice skating, yoga, dog sled rides and more activities. Check online at wayzatachillyopen.com for a full schedule and registration information. Read more about 35th Annual Wayzata Chilly Open
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. Read more about 2019 Ledermann Boot Hockey Tournament
The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® cruises back to the Minneapolis Convention Center January 24-27, 2019 with four days of summer fun to help beat the winter blues. The region’s longest running boat show and annual family-friendly favorite offers visitors a one-stop shopping experience with hundreds of the newest boats, latest marine accessories and new marine technologies. Read more about Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show®