Events – February 2017

February 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

United States Properties

Marseilles, Illinois

American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb-Feb 10th
Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb the stairs of the Oakbrook Terrace Towers.  Climb for a cause in Villa Park!

Be Mine 5k Race-Feb 12th
Love Valentine’s Day? Join this race for this fun winter weather 5K celebrating Valentine’s Day. If you’re in a relationship wear a red hat if you’re single wear a white hat.  Who knows, you might find love while getting a great workout!

6 week Lemont Irish Running Series-Feb 14th
Join us in Lemont, Illinois for a six-week challenge to help you train for your local St. Patty’s Day Races!  Each training session will focus on running/walking along with stretching!

 

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5k/10k-Feb 4th
This unique winter race takes you on the Banks of the Ohio River and through Cincinnati’s Transit Center underneath second street.  Race starts at the US Bank Arena.

Meditating Naturally: Guided Meditation-Feb 8th
Simple guided meditation sessions explore meditation via visualization of themes, body awareness, mindfulness-based stress reduction. Located at the Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods.

All-You-Can Bowl-Feb 22nd
Did you know Bowling is good exercise?  For $10 you can bowl all you want and it even includes shoes rental. Grab a group of friends and get a good workout and have a great time. Call the Axis Alley in nearby Newport, KY to reserve your lane.

 

Augusta, Georgia

9th Annual Panther 5K Run and Walk-Feb 4th
Great 5k Run and Walk benefiting the Lisa Meitin Memorial Scholarship fund and the CSRA GYN Cancer Support Group. Will also include a Kids 1/2-mile fun run.  Bring your kids bring your pets, everyone is welcome.

Dr. Suess on the Loose Run/Walk-Feb 11th
This family fun event will include a kid’s story time area with special guest The Cat in the Hat.  This family friendly race will be held at Fort Gordon near the Signal Towers.

Augusta University Half Marathon 10k & 5k-Feb 26th
Get up off that thing and come get funky!  Visitors and Locals alike will enjoy the route as it celebrates Augusta as the Garden City, the Pride of Fort Gordon and the Golf tournament that makes Augusta famous. See what Augusta has to offer in this great race!

 

Aurora, North Carolina

Critter Hunt-Feb 4th
Interested in critters of all shapes and sizes?  We have an event for you-The Critter Hunt located at Goose Creek State Park in Bath, NC will help you uncover some of Nature’s great mysteries.

X-treme Endurance Trail Run-Feb 11th
Jacksonville, NC hosts the X’treme Endurance Trail Run. Test your endurance and agility on this extremely challenging terrain.  This grueling off road course will push you to your max!

Cupid’s Crawl 10k and 5k-Feb 11th
Awesome 10k and 5k in nearby Greenville, NC.  Valentine’s Cupid’s Crawl is one of Greenville’s most popular races. Bring your significant other or just your friends and start the new year with a love for better health!

Race for Epilepsy-Feb 25th
Just a short drive to Washington NC, this New race is being held to raise awareness to both the public and individuals with Epilepsy. Includes a Half-Marathon along with a 5K and a Fun Run/Walk. Great workout and great cause.

 

White Springs, Florida

Jog with the Generals 10k and 1 Mile Race-Feb 4th
The 5th Annual Jog with the Generals 10k, 5k and One Mile Fun Run is on a flat race course. The 10k course is a double loop of the 5k race.  Where else would you be able to run with our American Heroes?

Kayaking and Canoeing at Hanna Park-Feb 8th
Get your entire family outdoors and closer to nature with fun and relaxing kayak or canoe tour at Hanna Park. Hanna Park offers 60 acres of fresh water lake for paddlers a chance to view the park’s wildlife up close and personal.

Hospice Half Mile Marathon & 5K Color Run-Feb 25th
In nearby Valdosta, the late February date should bring perfect weather for a run!  This 4th Annual event should get your blood pumping and your adrenalin racing.  Grab your famous pair of running shoes for this great race!

 

Geismar, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Mambo Fun Run-Feb 11th
The city of Baton Rouge hosts the 1 Mile, 10k and 15k race event. Mambo through Downtown Baton Rouge through the oak lined streets of the Garden District past City Park and back to downtown for the post-race fete.

17th Annual Loop the Lake Race-Feb 21st

A 4.1 mile fun run starts in front of the LSU Systems building and continues to the Lake. Help your body get in great shape while helping to raise money for the AED’s annual fundraiser!

Hill’s 23rd Annual Great Rover Road Run-Feb 27th
Towards the end of February, prep for Hill’s Great Rover Road Run, an annual event with the goal to promote health and wellness for our four legged friends. If you are an animal lover, a race enthusiast or someone who wants to get a great workout, this race is for you!

 

Joplin, Missouri

Runaround Half Marathon Training Program-Feb 4th
This 16-week training program will whip you into shape! Includes weekly group runs, training shirt, 10% discount at Runaround Running and Lifestyles Co. and a few surprise perks!  So getting great training for a Half-Marathon and get in the best shape of your life!

Run with the Wind 25k-Feb 11th
Run with the Wind is a unique run where the course direction depends on the wind!  It’s the only certified race in the state of Missouri!  A very special experience!

Young Life Cupid 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run-Feb 12th
This event will include a 5K on a Brand New Certified Course as well as a Chasing Cupid 1 Mile Fun Run! Start at the Joplin High School with snacks and hot chocolate!  Dress for the weather and get your cardio pumping!

 

Lima, Ohio

Freemont Indoor 10K-Feb 5th
In Freemont Ohio at the Sandusky County YMCA.  Why deal with the cold when you can get a great workout indoors? Don’t fight the cold, sign up for this indoor 5K where you will find 78 degree temps!

Beat the Temp 5K-Feb 12th
A short drive to Piqua Ohio you’ll find a unique race where you aren’t competing with other competitors but rather against Mother Nature.  Anyone whose finishing time is lower than the race temperature will win a $20 gift card! Average temperature is 39 degrees, so get your time down and you could be shopping.

Warm Up Columbus Race-Feb 19th
A Great Winter Marathon in beautiful Dublin Ohio. The 1-mile loop course offers a very spectator friendly race environment.  This is a unique flat and fast course!  So be ready and dress for cold temperatures!

 

Weeping Water, Nebraska

Empyrean Trail 5K Run-Feb 4th
Come join the winter fun at Carol Joy Holling Camp. Adventurous running, wonderful food and of course the amazing Empyrean Beer!  Sounds like a great combination!  The trail goes over hills, through the woods, even possibly a few frozen creeks!

2017 Two Rivers Valentine’s Day Runs-Feb 11th
This trek is a fast flat USATF Certified course.  Warm up your soles at the Omaha Metro’s favorite Valentine’s Days Runs!  All entrants receive a bottle of wine, box of chocolates and even a rose!

Women’s Self Defense Seminar at the Cooper YMCA-Feb 19th
Bring a friend and wear comfortable clothes for this hands-on class.  Learn self-defense that can safe you or a loved one’s life!

 

Northbrook, Illinois

Geneva Park District Super Shuffle 5K-Feb 5th
What’s better than watching the Super Bowl and eating all the great yummy food for the big game?  How about getting in a 5K so you can indulge without feeling guilty.  If this sounds like a good idea, The Super Shuffle 5K is the race for you!

Northshore Cupid’s Love Dash 5k-Feb 12th
Stay warm while you dash through the beautiful streets of Highland Park!  Hot chocolate and Candy Aid stations will be available for much needed sweet refreshments.

Mardi Gras Chaser-Feb 25th
Chicago’s Mardi Gras Chaser 5K/10K is an early race that culminates in the tastes and sounds of New Orleans! So, get your masks and beads ready for this fun themed race!

 

Canadian Properties

Allan, Saskatchewan

Potashcorp Wintershines Festival-Jan 28th-Feb 5th
97 events including WinterCamp for kids and Warm the Heart Soup Cookoff for the grownups! Events for all the ages for this huge 7-day event brought to you by Potash Corporation.

2017 Canada West Wrestling Championship-Feb 10th-11th
Come support your Huskies Athletics wrestling team as they host the Wrestling conference championships. Youth athletics at its best will be on display!

YMCA Supports Diabetes 21 Day Challenge-All February
The YMCA challenges you to adapt a healthier lifestyle in order to manage, and to prevent or delay, the onset of Diabetes. Research shows it takes 21 days to become a routine.  So, let a healthier lifestyle become a routine!

 

Cory, Saskatchewan

Potashcorp Wintershines Festival-Jan 28th-Feb 5th
97 events including WinterCamp for kids and Warm the Heart Soup Cookoff for the grownups! Events for all the ages for this huge 7-day event brought to you by Potash Corporation.

Thrive Time-Sundays in Saskatoon-Sundays Feb 5th-26th
Join the YMCA for Family Fun Activities including bouncing castle, games and swimming. Every Sunday in January, something for every member of the family.

YMCA Supports Diabetes 21 Day Challenge-All February
The YMCA challenges you to adapt a healthier lifestyle in order to manage, and to prevent or delay, the onset of Diabetes. Research shows it takes 21 days to become a routine.  So, let a healthier lifestyle become a routine!

 

Lanigan, Saskatchewan

Potashcorp Wintershines Festival-Starts Jan 28th-Feb 5th
PotashCorp Wintershines is one of Saskatoon’s must attend winter events!  Featuring Ice Park, Ice Sculpture Garden, Winter Camp in the City, Soup Cook-Off and much more! Celebrate local culture and Saskatoon’s cool winter culture!

Warm your Hearts for Diabetes!-Feb 13th
At the Boffins Public House in Saskatoon.  This fundraiser helps the 97,000 people in Saskatchewan who have Diabetes.  The ticket price includes a delicious four-course Diabetic friendly dinner. Get some great recipe ideas while supporting a super cause!

Saskatchewan Rush VS Calgary Roughnecks-Feb 25th
Haven’t been to a Lacrosse game lately?  Head on over to the SaskTel Centre and catch all the action while supporting the Rush!

 

Patience Lake, Sakatchewan

Potashcorp Wintershines Festival-Starts Jan 28th-Feb 5th
PotashCorp Wintershines is one of Saskatoon’s must attend winter events!  Featuring Ice Park, Ice Sculpture Garden, Winter Camp in the City, Soup Cook-Off and much more! Celebrate local culture and Saskatoon’s cool winter culture!

U of S Huskies Volleyball Vs Tru Wolfpack-Feb 24th
Watch the Men’s and Women’s volleyball teams take on the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack. Watch great volleyball action live at the Physical Activity Complex!

Mid-Winter Arts and Craft Sale-Feb 26th
Don’t miss the Mid-Winter Arts and Craft Sale at the German Cultural Centre. This event is open to all vendors and includes great shopping before spring. Food, crafts, arts and children’s activities will be available.

 

Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Equine Expo-Feb 16th-19th
The Equine Expo comes to Prairieland Park, learn the newest developments in equine health and a demonstration of horsemanship excellence that is both entertaining and educational.

Regina Downtown Victoria Park Rink-Feb 13th-17th
It’s a wonderful time of year for Ice skating in beautiful downtown Regina. Skates and the use of the rink is free!  A great workout to boot.

2017 Saskatchewan Chess Championship-Feb 17th
If mental stimulation is your cup of tea and Chess is your game, then challenge yourself at the Saskatchewan Chess Championship!  The event will be held at the Executive Royal Hotel in Regina!

 

New Brunswick, Sussex

30th Anniversary Dairy Town Classic Basketball Tournament-Feb 2nd
The Dairy Town Classic has become the premier event for boys and girls high school basketball. Support your local high school team in this prestigious tournament.

352 Demi-Marathon de l’Acadie-Feb 5th
This winter race will be held in Tracadie, New Brunswick. As always dress accordingly and be prepared for cold temperatures!

Miramichi David Morris Memorial 5Km-Feb 5th
This race is held in Miramichi, New Brunswick and is the only February race on the Miramichi River Runners 2017 season.

 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Potashcorp Wintershines Festival-Starts Jan 28th-Feb 5th
PotashCorp Wintershines is one of Saskatoon’s must attend winter events!  Featuring Ice Park, Ice Sculpture Garden, Winter Camp in the City, Soup Cook-Off and much more! Celebrate local culture and Saskatoon’s cool winter culture!

Dierks Bentley and Cole Swindell-Feb 2nd
Music can be soothing for your soul!  If you like country music, then the concert at SaskTel Centre is sure to be a cure for your winter blues.  Catch country music’s top acts as Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi live!

Family Thrive Time Sundays-Every Sunday in February
Join the YMCA for a family swim in their 25-meter pool. Family fun activities include bouncy castle and games in the gym.

 

Trinidad

Port of Lisa’s, Trinidad

MV Logos Hope Floating Book Fair-Feb 9th-20th
The book fair will be docked at Scarborough and run for 11 days.

Scarborough Cup Golf Tournament-Feb 10th-12th
This annual golf tournament will be held at Magdalena Grand Golf Course, Lowland Tobago.

Carona Ladies Golf Tournament-Feb 16th
The ladies get their turn at St. Andrews Golf Course, Maraval. Don’t forget that walking the course is a terrific workout!