Eau Yeah: Eau Claire Marathon Laces Up With New Options

Bridge2Bridge will include three races in May

Runners of Eau Claire, rejoice! The Eau Claire Marathon is kicking off with a new, COVID-friendly race series: Bridge2Bridge, which will highlight the stunning bridges of Eau Claire during the first weekend of May ...

Kickin’ Kids Gets More Kids Cross-Country Skiing the Valley

ski club for kids sees record involvement

When Kickin’ Kids started in 1994, there were only five coaches and seven kids involved. Now, about 150 kids and 25 coaches are ready to tackle another season of skiing the trails of the Chippewa Valley. “Probably about 85% of the kids come back year...

Ski Your Way to Winter Fitness

CV Nordic coach touches on local ski interest, offers tips for season

If there's one thing that's absolutely, positively true this season, it’s that interest in Nordic and cross country skiing this year is at an all-time high. Though this year...

Kicking It: Blugold Senior Coaches Youth Football

“I realize that it’s not about what I receive in life, but rather what I give," the local coach says

Terrell Kopping began coaching youth football by chance. A Blugold senior, he’s been coaching area football teams for four years now and ...

When Summer is Going, Going, Gone

in search of one last enjoyable inning as the end of summer looms

The summer of 2019 was the summer of great expectations: outdoor concerts, long-distance Frisbee in the vacant lot, lakeside campfires, s’mores, lightning bugs, and endless summer magic ...

Indigenous Approaches

exploring the wellness movement in Indian Country

In the search for insights on wellness for both mind and body, sometimes the best answers can be found by looking to the past. Marcus Red Thunder, race director of ...

Friends Indeed

preservation a priority for newly formed Friends of Putnam Park

In 1909, lumber baron and local philanthropist Henry Cleveland Putnam donated a 230-acre parcel of land to the City of Eau Claire, hoping the low-lying stretch would be preserved as a botanical laboratory ...