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Great Fall Events for your Calendar

Posted by rfulton on August 24, 2015

Just because Summer seems to be coming to an end, FrontRunner still has many great events planned for you this Fall.

September 12 and 13th – The Square Lake Triathlon.  Saturday is the Short Course.  a 1/2 mile swim, 18 mile bike and 5 mile run.  Sunday is the Long Course.  This day is a 1.2 mile swim, 52 mile bike and a 13 mile run.  The Square Lake Triathlon has always been a favorite to all.  The clean water of Square Lake.  The great roads for biking that have wide shoulders and have all been repaved over the past few years. and the country run.

September 19 – The Park Tool “Fall Classic” Duathlon.  This annual event is held at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and consist of a 3 mile run, 14 mile bike and 2.5 mile run.

September 20 – The William O’Brien 10 Mile Trail Run – Held within William O’Brien State Park, enjoy trail running at it’s finest.

September 26 – The Cascade Falls Duathlon at Osceola, Wisconsin – Finish your multisport season off with a really fun event.  This event is a 3 mile run, 14 mile bike, and 3 mile run

October 17 – The Run For The Apples 5 Miles Run/Walk – This great trail run takes you through the pumpkin patches, strawberry fields and apple orchards at Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake.  Also has a fun kid’s run.  Pine Tree provides great apple treat to all participants after the event.  This is one of our favorites.

Finally, there is the Great Pumpkin Chase on October 31.  There are two trail runs, a 5K, 10K and a great kids run (the Dracula Dash).  Come in costume.  This event is at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.  Lake Elmo Park Reserve has some of the best running trails in the Twin Cities

So you can see, just because summer seems to be coming to an end, don’t put that bike and running shoes away yet.  See all of FrontRunner’s Events

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Stockyard Days 5K and 10K this weekend

Posted by rfulton on August 4, 2015

The 14th Annual Stockyard Days 5K/10K and Kids Fun Run is this Saturday, August 8, at Long Lake Park Reserve in New Brighton.  Both the 5K and the 10K start at 8:00 a.m.

The location - Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Long Lake Regional Park and surrounding neighborhood. The event is part of New Brighton’s Stockyard Days, a community celebration which includes an Antique Car Run. After the run, stay for the arrival of the antique cars in the early afternoon at the park.

The course – Both the 5K and 10K are entirely in the park.  The 10K does 2 laps of the 5K.

The Kids Fun Run starts at approximately 8:45 and will consist of a 1/4-mile run for the age 5 and under kids and 1/2-mile run for older kids.  Parents are free to register their children in either run.

The 5K is Race #7 of the Great White Bear Grand Prix

We are excited to let you know that this year’s run’s main sponsor is the Minnesota Beef Council – check out their website for great recipe ideas!

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Shell Lake Triathlon is this weekend in Shell Lake, Wisconsin

Posted by rfulton on July 22, 2015

The 3rd annual Shell Lake Triathlon will be held this Saturday, July 25, in Shell Lake, Wisconsin

This event is put on collaboratively with the Shell Lake Lions Club.  They bring the whole town out to cheer!

THE LOCATION – Beautiful Shell Lake Wisconsin.  Shell Lake is a friendly rural community of just over 1,300 people located in northwestern Wisconsin.  One of the City’s most unique features is its beautiful 2,580 acre lake. Shell Lake is the State’s largest landlocked seepage lake. It is about 36 feet deep at its deepest; it is clear and clean; and it is an excellent place to fish, sail, swim, or just relax or do a triathlon

The Swim – The 1/3-mile swim takes place in beautiful Shell Lake . Wave starts will be utilized with the first starting at 8:00 a.m.

The Bike – 15 Miles though the country and around Shell Lake.

The Run – The 3.5-mile run is flat and fast.

There is brand new paving for bikes as they leave and return to their transition area.

Online registration closes Wednesday Night at Midnight.  There will be race day registration.

This is the event every small town USA looks forward to.  More information can be found at Shell Lake Triathlon

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