Causes

Tue. Apr. 25 5:30-6:30pm

Karma Yoga Series: Beaver Creek Reserve

Proceeds benefit the Beaver Creek Reserve, which offers 400 acres of diverse habitats to explore filled with a variety of plants and animals. Upland woods, river bottom forests, wetlands and savannah areas are all found at Beaver Creek Reserve.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-based

Fitness

Every Wednesday from Apr. 26 to Jun. 14, 5:30-6:30pm;

Beginning Belly Dance

This beginning 8 week session is created for those who enjoy the 'fun factor.' Learn basic belly dance movements, use of finger cymbals (zils), and how to dance as a group. Level 1 classes are offered every Wednesday in a consecutive year-round series.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 1st 8-week session

Age: 16+

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 8am

Chippewa 50k/10k Trail Run

This 50k ultra marathon and 10k is a beautiful run along the Ice Age Trail in New Auburn. For more information, call. 50k starts at 8am, 10k starts at 9am.

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area 13394 County Hwy. M, New Auburn

Cost: Fees range from $30-$70 according to type of race and early bird rates

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 10:15-11:30am

Invert Your Asana: Headstand & Forearm Stand

Invert Your Asana workshops are for the yogi who wants to explore inversions and arm balances. Learn key methods of engagement and focus that will allow you to 'fly. Invert Your Asana: Headstand & Forearm Stand will focus on headstand, forearm stand, and variations of each.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $24(member discount available)

Causes

Sun. May. 7 7:30am

Eau Claire Marathon

On May 7, more than 3,000 runners will take to the streets for the eighth annual Eau Claire Marathon.The full marathon may have sold out, but there is still space to register for the Half Marathon. The 5K, Kid's Run, and Diaper Dash also still have registrations available. Supports various charities around the Chippewa Valley.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Go online for registration information

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Wed. May. 10 6:15-8pm

Destination Yoga Leinie Lodge

Head out on an adventure and join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio at the Leinie Lodge. We will be holding a 45 minute yoga class - inside or outside weather pending - followed by beer tasting with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga, beer tasting, and after hours access to the lodge.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 ($12 for members)

Age: 21+

Causes

Sat. May. 13 8:30am

Get it Dunn Run 5k and 1/2 Marathon

The route of this marathon will take runners along Red Cedar River, Lake Menomin and through historic downtown Menomonie. It benefits Mind Over Matter (M.O.M.) whose mission is to encourage personal wellness and community betterment — enabling people to help others while helping themselves.

Stout Lot 24 9th Avenue East & 6th Street East, Menomonie

Cost: $25-40 (cheaper the earlier you register)

Age: Adults and Kids 10+

Fitness

Sat. May. 13 10am

Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley 5k

Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley 5K Celebration is a great family friendly non timed run. Fun and festivities begin at 9am, race at 10am. You can register on race day too. Join GOTR to celebrate it's 10 years of being in the Chippewa Valley, inspiring girls in grades 3-5 to be healthy and confident.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Before May 1: $20 for Adults, $10 for 12 & under| After May 1: $25 adult, $15 12 & under

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. May. 13 10:15-11:30am

Invert Your Asana: 8 Limbed Staff, Eka Pada, Chin Stand

Invert Your Asana workshops are for the yogi who wants to explore inversions and arm balances. Learn key methods of engagement and focus that will allow you to 'fly'. No experience necessary to attend. Lifting and inverting is not required or expected.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 (member discount available)

Fitness

Sat. May. 20 10:15-11:30am

Invert your Asana: Handstand Flow

Invert Your Asana workshops are for the yogi who wants to explore inversions and arm balances. Learn key methods of engagement and focus that will allow you to 'fly'. Invert Your Asana: Handstand Flow will focus on handstand and methods of engaging into your lift.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $24(member discount available)

Fitness

Sun. May. 21 8-11am

3rd Annual Chippewa Falls Parkview Color Run

All money raised from this fun and healthy event will be used to fund extra activities, projects and field trips not covered by school budgets. Online includes free t-shirt and color pack. After the event, there will be a Color Blast After Party with music and Big Blasts of Color.

Irvine Park Main Pavilion, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20/person; Families: $75/4, $85/5, $95/6 | Register before 5/1 to get a free shirt

Age: All ages

Fitness

Thu. Jun. 15 5:30-7:30pm

Summer Solstice Yoga Workshop

Celebrate the longest day of the year, a day that is believed to hold the greatest energy, prosperity, vitality and strength. This two hour workshop will combine intention setting, a vinyasa practice focusing on the fourth chakra, the heart, and a guided meditation to ignite the mind and body. The Summer Solstice provides the perfect opportunity to renew intentions and light the fire within.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 17 9:30am

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

Fitness

Wed. Jun. 21 5:30pm

2nd Annual International Day of Yoga Celebration

Join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio for the biggest yoga party of the year. Enjoy live music, giveaways, face painting, yoga, and family fun. No experience necessary. Open to all levels of experience, ages, and all abilities. Pre-registration not required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Every Tuesday, Thursday from Jul. 6 to Jul. 27, 5:30-6pm;

Fit in 30

Join this high energy, full body workout and see the benefits for yourself! Fit in 30 will meet every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30-6:00pm starting July 6 and running through July 27. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation office.

Prairie Event Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $32/Resident of Altoona; $42/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: Adult

Fitness

Every Tuesday, Friday from Aug. 1 to Aug. 25, 6-6:30am;

Butts & Guts

Come experience a workout designed to shape and tone your lower body and mid-section without traditional crunches or high impact pounding. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Prairie Event Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $32/Resident of Altoona; $42/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: Adults

Causes

Sat. Sep. 2 7:30am-1pm

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Thu. Sep. 21 5:30-7:30pm

Fall Equinox Yoga Workshop

As we acknowledge the shift into autumn, it's an ideal time to pause, draw inward, and assess what has passed, anchor into our intentions, energize your body & mind. This two hour workshop will combine a balance between a fiery yang flow and the deep relaxation of release of yin, intention setting, and a guided meditation to cultivate a sense of inner peace & wholeness.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Fitness

Thu. Dec. 21 5:30-7:30pm

Winter Solstice Yoga Workshop

Embrace the longest night of the year and reconnect with yourself in a candlelit practice celebrating the winter solstice. This two hour workshop will combine intention setting, a deeply relaxing Yin practice, and a guided meditation to recenter the mind and body as we prepare to close out the year.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30