For those who like to make race-day decisions for their Active Pursuits, here’s a list of offerings to Sign Up. Line Up. And Go! this weekend.
Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run: The race started as a family memorial to Milwaukee alderman Steve Cullen, and has generated more than $250,000 for cardiovascular research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Close to 1,000 are expected to turn out Saturday in the Underwood Parkway, including Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The 8K race starts at 10 a.m., and registration opens at 8:45 in the Wil-O-Way Underwood Clubhouse, 10602 Underwood Parkway. The price is $30. Check for the form here.
Movin’ Shoes Frosty 5K Run & Walk: Active people in Madison will celebrate winter on skis, bikes and foot this weekend, in a collection of races and events on the Capitol Square. The 5K run starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, an hour after the Frosty 1 Mile Dog Jog and Walk. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. in the Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W Dayton St. The price is $25. Check out the Madison Winter Festival site for the start times on the Subaru SuperTour Ski Sprints, the Fat Bike races and the cyclocross criterium.
The Chill Fest Run: This 5K and 10K at the Olympia Village Convention Center in Oconomowoc is the fifth of six races in the Great Lakes Multisport Winter Run Series. The action on Sunday morning starts with the Fitness Walk at 8:30 a.m., the 5K at 9 a.m. and the 10K at 9:45. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and costs $35 for the races, $20 for the walk. Find more details on the race and the series here.
Hinder-Binder Cross-Country Ski Race: For 31 years, the 23K race on the Rib Lake Ski and Snowshoe Trails has been a final tune up for the American Birkebeiner and a gorgeous trip through the forests of Taylor County. The classic race starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The freestyle follows at 10:15 and the youths will start at 10:20 and 10:25. The start area is located at Camp Forest Springs, N8890 Forest Lane, Westboro, and registration opens at 8 a.m. The race-day price is $30. Look for more details here.