Best of the Chippewa Valley

Reader Polls

The Best of the Chippewa Valley 2022

Best Run/Walk

Our readers voted the Eau Claire Marathon in first place, as it is known as the “biggest small-town race in the U.S.” Relay, 5K, half, and full marathons are packed with lively entertainment along the whole route. Royal Credit Union’s Rock the Riverfront is celebrating 27 years, bringing a second-place finish in after a quarter century of running. The Festival Foods Turkey Trot focuses on family, healthy living, and fun, and even includes a two-mile dog jog for your four-egged family member. –Justine Childs