Saturday, May. 27th, 2017

8am-1pm Sat. May. 27

The Oz Run - 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon

This annual Wizard of Oz-themed 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon benefits Irvine Park and the new Southview Elementary Barrier Free Playground. Registered runners get race shirt and medal. Finish line festival with runner costume contest, prizes for top finishers, live music, hot dogs and brats, beer and root beer, petting zoo, bounce house and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30-65 for adults; $20-30 for kids

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jun. 3rd, 2017

1:30pm Sat. Jun. 3

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

Sunday, Jun. 4th, 2017

6pm Sun. Jun. 4

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

Saturday, Jun. 10th, 2017

9am Sat. Jun. 10

8th Annual Spectrum Shuffle 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This fun run/walk is held as part of the Altoona Cinder City Days celebration. It benefits the Autism Society of the Chippewa Valley.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $10-18

noon Sat. Jun. 10

11th Annual Lake Eau Claire Clear Water Triathlon & Picnic

This non-timed triathlon is a 2.5 mile walk/run, 1 mile paddle (canoe or kayak), and 8 mile bike ride on Lake Eau Claire. Entry fee includes a picnic dinner, beverages and great music. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No equipment provided. Day-of registration at LakeHouse Grill & Bar.

Hideaway Tavern E19986 County Road ND, Augusta

Cost: Pre-Registration: $20 for under 12, $30 for 12+ | Day-Of: $40 for 12+

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jun. 13th, 2017

8am Tue. Jun. 13

Run/Walk to Support Veterans in Need 5k

The course relatively flat and winds through the Bloomer community and the countryside. All proceeds will be used towards the training of a service dog for a local veteran with PTSD. Register at North Bloomer Park and course starts at Bloomer Beach.

North Park 2701 9th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: $20 pre-registration; $25 after 5/14

Saturday, Jun. 17th, 2017

9:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Thin Mint Sprint 5k/10k and Kids Shortbread Shuffle

This 5K fun run/walk is a celebration of Girl Scouts, being active, and community involvement. The chip-timed race begins at 8:30 am in front of the Pine Pavilion in Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI and is open to anyone. After the race, there will be DJ entertainment, inflatables, and a community expo showcasing their sponsors and partners. A half-mile Shortbread Shuffle kids run will start at 8 am.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k, $35 for 10k, $10 Shortbread Shuffle; Team Pricing available online; Discounts for Girl Scouts Members

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jun. 20th, 2017

6:30-9pm Tue. Jun. 20

Mad Dash

The Mad Dash was started as a way to celebrate Maddy Butterworth's birthday with the community. Currently funds from the Mad Dash are being donated to Locust Lane Elementary, where Maddy attended kindergarten.

Carson Park - Pine Pavilion 741 Pavilion Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: 12 and under $5, Students/Adults $15

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jun. 23rd, 2017

7pm Fri. Jun. 23

UV Splash 5k by Color Dash

The Color Dash will donate 50% of the proceeds to the Eau Claire Children's Theater. Make sure to get there early to join in on the dance competitions, hula-hoop contest, and many more contests with awesome swag giveaways.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40 GA, $50-75 Admission with free stuff, $21-28 per person in family

Saturday, Jun. 24th, 2017

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Rock the Riverfront Featuring the Charity Classic Run/Walk

Presented by the RCU Foundation, this event features The Charity Classic, a 10k walk/run or 2 mile walk/run, a 1/2 and 1/4mile children's race. Includes music, family fun, activities, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit area charities. Race starts at 9am.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Thursday, Aug. 10th, 2017

Thu. Aug. 10

Ashley For the Arts 2017

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, sky lantern launch, hot air balloons, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, aquatic center, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

Friday, Aug. 11th, 2017

Fri. Aug. 11

Ashley For the Arts 2017

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, sky lantern launch, hot air balloons, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, aquatic center, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

Saturday, Aug. 12th, 2017

Sat. Aug. 12

Ashley For the Arts 2017

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, sky lantern launch, hot air balloons, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, aquatic center, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

Saturday, Aug. 19th, 2017

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 19

3rd Annual Eau Claire Team Hope Walk for the Huntington's Disease Society of America

Form a team to participate in either a 5K run/walk or 1 mile walk to raise awareness and hope for a cure for Huntington’s Disease, a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder that deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 adult, $15 children

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 12th, 2017

5-9pm Thu. Oct. 12

Run With the Cops 5K for Special Olympics

Join dozens of law enforcement officers for this 5k to benefit local Special Olympics athletes. Do you have what it takes to outrun the cops? Will there be “jail time” if you lose to a cop? This unique evening glow run follows a 5k run and 1 mile walk route on campus and through parts of downtown Eau Claire.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire