• One Runner’s Slow Course to Recovery

    Most of the 750 runners standing at the starting line of the Nicolet Bay 5K race Saturday morning will have similar stories. Some will be recreational runners taking in the beauty of the course in Peninsula State Park. Others will be more serious runners trying to break a personal record. Finally, there will be participants […]

  • Half Marathon Registration Closes Monday

    Organizers of the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k have extended registration through Monday, April 29. “We’ve had a lot of runners transfer from the half marathon to the 5k, which has opened some spots in the half marathon,” said race director Brian Fitzgerald. The race takes place Saturday, May 4 in Peninsula […]

  • Crossroads Trail Run/Walk June 22

    The 10th annual, family-friendly Crossroads Trail Run/Walk will be held on June 22 at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. Be one of the participants of all ages who come together for this 2K, 5K or 10K event on the trails of a 200-acre preserve. The course follows the perimeter trail […]

  • The Barney Fun Run: A Refresher Course on Joyful Running

    How often has exercising become a strain on your schedule or just another obligation to check off? For me, it happens more often than I’d like to admit, especially now that I live here in Door County, where running trails and quiet, curving cycling roads seem endless. Perhaps it’s too many years of training for […]

  • Half Marathon Releases 2019 Finishers’ Medals

    The medals for the 2019 Door County Half Marathon finishers have arrived. The medals are designed by race co-founder David Eliot and include the race logo on the front, with the date and the tagline, “A run in Peninsula State Park” engraved on the back. Registration for the May 4, 2019, Door County Half Marathon […]

  • Fish Creek’s Big Idea: Town Considers Buying 195-acre, $2.1 Million Bluff Property

    Could Fish Creek become a destination for off-road cyclists? Town Chair Dick Skare thinks so, and the Gibraltar Board of Supervisors took a big step toward an ambitious plan to make it happen by securing an option to buy 195 acres of land below and above the bluff south of the town center for $2.1 […]

  • Half Marathon Registration Crosses 1,600 Mark

    The Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K is 10 weeks away: a perfect time to kick-start your training to cover 13.1 miles through Peninsula State Park. The race returns Saturday, May 4, 2019. More than 1,600 runners have already committed to run in the 12th annual event. All half-marathon finishers receive a long-sleeved […]

  • Registration Opens for 10th Crossroads Trail Run

    Registration is now open for the 10th annual Crossroads Trail Run/Walk  2K, 5K and 10K on June 22 at Crossroads at Big Creek. The chip-timed trail run takes place on a 200-acre preserve and welcomes all runners and walkers. Visit to register at early-bird prices. In celebration of the race’s 10th anniversary, all participants […]

  • VIDEO: Winter Fest Boot Camp

    Some people take the oddball competitions of Fish Creek Winter Festival a little too seriously. We checked in on Matthew Marcon’s grueling preparation as he practiced for the games of the 32nd annual festival. The festival returns Feb. 1-3.

  • Indoor Cycling Race Series Comes to Kress Pavilion

    In the doldrums of winter – and with little snow for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or fat biking – a new event has been established to keep bikers fit and competitive throughout the next few months. INDOOR ACTIVE will host an indoor cycling race series at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. “We all love to […]

  • INDOOR ACTIVE Hosts Indoor Cycling Winter Race Series

    Launched in 2018, INDOOR ACTIVE provides sport leagues, events and classes for youth and adults in northern Door County. Now it’s gearing up for its inaugural indoor cycling Winter Race Series to help cyclists test their fitness and keep their 2019 goals at the forefront. The series consists of four races, held monthly from January […]

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    Spring Classic Ride Registration Opens New Year’s Day

    Believe it or not, it’s time to think spring. Registration for the Peninsula Century Spring Classic opens New Year’s Day. The ride is capped at 1,000 participants, guaranteeing a great boutique ride experience, and early birds can get in on it for just $45! That fee includes aid stations stocked with snacks, beverages and specialties […]

  • Fat Biking in Kewaunee

    Kewaunee County is gearing up to bring fat biking to its parks. The Promotions & Recreation Department is partnering with Broken Spoke Bike Studio in Green Bay to create an unusual experience at Ryan Park and Riverview ATV Park. “More people are riding these off-road bicycles with oversized tires, especially in winter, and we’re happy […]

  • Run the Door Events in 2019

    The Door County Silent Sports Alliance has compiled the dates for races on the 2019 Run the Door circuit.   Sign up to score points on the running race circuit. There are three divisions: overall, out-of-county and youth (12 and younger). All divisions are gender-free. Points are scored each time a runner participates in a […]

  • 2019 Door County Runs and Rides

    We’ve made your planning easy with this guide to getting active with 2019 Door County runs and rides to check out. If you want plan to take on many runs, consider signing up for the Run the Door race series. Door County has become a hotbed for silent sports competition and experiences. Whether you want […]

  • Kewaunee County to Groom Trails this Winter for Fat Bikes

    Kewaunee County is gearing up to bring fat biking to its parks. The Promotions and Recreation Department is partnering with Broken Spoke Bike Studio in Green Bay to create winter trails at Ryan Park and Riverview ATV Park. “More people are riding these off-road bicycles with oversized tires, especially in winter and we’re happy to […]

  • 34 Things We Love About Winter in Door County

    I used to hate winters. Though some friends loved the day when the tourists disappeared, the restaurants cleared out and the shops closed for the winter, I dreaded it. The Monday after Fall Fest was always one of the most depressing of the year. But after returning to Door County in 2017 after living in […]

  • Rain, Sleet, Snow, Wind – All No Match for 2018 Fall 50 Runners

    The rain came, followed by sleet, which turned into snow, which was whipped into faces by wind gusting up to 40 miles per hour. Yet somehow through all of that, 63 solo runners still completed the 2018 Door County Fall 50 Saturday, Oct. 20. Founder Sean Ryan said it was the worst conditions in the […]

  • 2018 Potawatomi State Park Run Wild Results

    More than 300 runners turned out for the 30th Run Wild at Potawatomi State Park. The fundraiser for Friends of Potawatomi State Park featured a 5k, quarter marathon, and Smokey Bear Kids Run. Patrick Walsh of Brookfield was the first to cross the finish in the 5k with a time of 19:12. Eleven year-old Benjamin […]

  • Door County Half Marathon Registration Opens

    Scenic bluff-top views. Secluded upland woods. Challenging climbs. Closed roads with only the sounds of nature and fellow runner’s footfalls. That’s the experience at the Door County Half Marathon in Peninsula State Park. Acclaimed writer and running coach Jenny Hadfield called the course “some of the most picturesque half marathon miles in the world.” Silent […]