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  • Modern Day Drifters, Pumpkin Palooza, Haunted Mansions & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of one of the favorite months on the peninsula is almost here and as expected, the county will be filled with Autumn festivities, pumpkins, scary tours and fall foliage. Are you ready for it? Thursday, Oct. 1 Door County Half Marathon Registration Opens The ninth annual Door County Half Marathon will return […]

  • Molly and Alyssa Skiba Fall Challenge

    Lessons from a First-Time Half-Century Rider

    We were five miles into our ride when the sprinkles of rain hit us and the heavy wind picked up off Eagle Harbor, pushing at us as hard as we pushed against it. Any other day, we probably would have agreed that maybe it was not the day for a bike ride and headed back […]

  • Lace ‘Em Up at the Hey Hey 5K

    There’s a new fun run coming to Baileys Harbor Sept. 26 to kick off the Baileys Harbor Autumnfest weekend. The Hey Hey 5k will start and end at the Door County Brewing Co. taproom at 8 am, and all runners get some great swag for joining the inaugural event. Each participant will receive a special […]

  • 2016 Door County Half Marathon Registration Opens Oct. 1st

    The time to lock in your spot in the May 7, 2016, Door County Half Marathon is coming soon. Registration for the 9th annual race in Peninsula State Park opens Oct. 1, 2015. This beautiful, challenging race is capped at 2,300 registrants and has filled far in advance of race day each of the last […]

  • DIY Bikes Stations in Fish Creek

    Door County’s abundant local, county and state parks, diverse shoreline and charming back roads entice cyclists to explore. In response to the increasing numbers, the Door County Visitor Bureau is encouraging businesses to install complimentary do-it-yourself bicycle maintenance service stations. These stations provide the opportunity for cyclists to check the air in their tires and […]

  • Bluegrass, Mushrooms, the Harvest Moon & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of autumn is nearly here and with it comes the expectation of cooler temperatures and changing colors. Warm up with some bluegrass, mushrooms, classic motorcycles and the county’s newest fun run, the Hey Hey 5k. Friday, September 25 Last Man Standing at The Cookery Catch up with an acoustic outfit that bills […]

  • Trek Tandem.

    Taking in Peninsula State Park In Tandem

    We both loved the bike before we were out of the Nor Door Sport & Cyclery parking lot. “This is sweet,” I told him. “It’s so much easier to pedal,” he said, which was an understatement. Riding the rental, I felt like I had lost about 20 pounds. We marveled at the large selection of […]

  • Beer Fest, Bike Ride, Bass Tourney and Cave Tours Make for A Busy Door County Weekend!

    Beer, fishing, bats and bike rides – it’s every outdoors lovers dream weekend in Door County! Here are our top picks for the weekend ahead:

  • Fall Challenge Ride Returns Saturday, Sept. 19

    When organizers welcome hundreds of cyclists to Sister Bay, they’ll be creating traditions that benefit Door County for decades.

  • Silent Sports Column: Ironman Isn’t Everything

    This weekend I am in Madison racing in Ironman Wisconsin. The race is considered by the uninitiated as one of the toughest of all endurance events, with Madison’s bike course boasting one of the hilliest on the Ironman circuit. It will be roughly a 12-hour day consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and […]

  • Marinafest, Duathlon and More Plans for Labor Day Weekend in Door County

    It’s nearly Labor Day weekend in Door County and as always, a cause for celebration on the peninsula. Looking for some fun and interesting things to do? We’ve got you covered: Friday, Sept.

  • Sister Bay’s Tony Gonzales Finds A Different Kind of High

    “In some ways, drug addiction and endurance sports are similar; they both take you to this strange place, far outside usual reality. But it’s more complex than that.

  • Far From the Madding Crowd: Liberty Grove Town Parks

    Door County offers five popular state parks, three of them in Northern Door, as well as a number of county parks and Land Trust properties. But for those who like to relax far from the madding crowd, the Township of Liberty Grove maintains 14 small public parks.

  • Silent Sports Column

    With two weeks out from the Door County Triathlon, training is coming to an end and focus shifts instead to recovery. If my budget looks good, the first thing I turn to in keeping my legs fresh is massage therapy.

  • Silent Sports – To Clip, or Not to Clip: Bicycle Pedals

    In cycling, making the move from gym shoes on flat pedals to cycling shoes on clipless pedals is the best budget-friendly shortcut to getting faster on the bike.

  • Silent Sports: An everyman’s buyer’s guide

    In the world of silent sports, no one has all of the gear. There are always better bike parts, newer shoes or a more expensive paste for getting a wetsuit off quickly (I simply prefer Vaseline).

  • 2015 Half Marathon LV

    A Run in the Park: Door County Half Marathon

    Just about 2,500 runners, 150 volunteers, some 4,000 – 6,000 spectators, park employees, and curiousity seekers will be entering Peninsula State Park.

  • myTEAM TRIUMPH Helps Disabled Athlete Join the Race

    Like many of those running in this weekend’s Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k in Peninsula State Park, Kayla Kudick signed up for the race “to try something new.

  • Luca Fagundes

    A Fat, Transformative Ride

    The burly hum of the tires on dry pavement is akin to a semi-truck barreling down an empty highway on an otherwise quiet night. The sound is incessant, relentless and transformative. The consuming roar envelops the rider. In turn, the rider becomes emboldened atop the two-wheeled behemoth and once pavement is left behind, the rider […]

  • Len Villano

    Fall 50 Gets Gets Serious

    Zach Bitter posted the fastest 50-mile race time in the country when he won the Door County Fall 50 in 2011. But it wasn’t good enough to earn him a spot on the national ultra team. When Fall 50 founder Sean Ryan heard that, he called the national team director to find out why. He […]