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Category: Bike, Run, Hike

  • iCan Bike Camp Offered in Sturgeon Bay to Adults and Kids with Special Needs

    P.A.T.H. of Door County is partnering with iCan Shine, a nonprofit organization that specializes in teaching children and adults with special needs how to ride a bicycle independently. Trained volunteers use adapted equipment to help individuals with autism, Down syndrome and other disabilities learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle during iCan Bike Camp. The camp […]

  • Steel Bridge Songfest, Pork Fest & More Weekend Plans

    This weekend there are plenty of opportunities to learn about the various elements that make Door County so special. Explore historic lighthouses, interact with artists, and get up close and personal with the peninsula’s diverse flora and fauna. Friday, June 10 Steel Bridge Songfest Kick off the summer music fest scene with the 12th annual […]

  • Getting Dirty For A Cause

    HELP of Door County will hold its 2nd Annual Door’s Dirty 5k (DD5K) on June 4 at the Door County Adventure Center in Sevastopol. It’s a run. It’s an obstacle course. And there’s mud. “This course is a challenge for fitness monsters and mere mortals alike,” said Anni Lampert, HELP’s development director. “Who are fitness […]

  • Run, Recite And Remember This Memorial Day Weekend

    This busy weekend offers opportunities to explore and learn about the artists, history, and natural beauty that make Door County unique. Friday, May 27 Poetry Slam The 6th grade students at Gibraltar Schools have put together an afternoon of poetry and friendly competition. Matt Burress will perform live music for the event. Admission is five […]

  • Note from the Publisher: Happy Mothers’ Day Weekend

    It is a busy weekend in Door County. Lots to do and see – gallery openings, shipyard tours, a Climate Change Coalition Forum, an open house for a northern Door NWTC Center, the half marathon and 5k run, and Mothers’ Day festivities. Every few years the first Saturday of May falls on the same weekend […]

  • 2,500 Runners Coming to Door County Half Marathon

    The ninth edition of the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k filled to capacity on April 23. The race – hailed as one of the best in the Midwest by Runner’s World, Competitor magazine and a host of running writers – will welcome more than 1,800 runners in the half marathon and another […]

  • Run, Drink, and Polka at Hey Hey 5k

    Join Door County’s newest 5k run Sept. 24 in Baileys Harbor. It’s the Hey Hey 5k, presented by Door County Brewing Co. Runners get an awesome race shirt, free Hey Hey 5k pint glass and the first fill in the glass free from Door County Brewing Co. to celebrate the finish in the taproom. Take […]

  • 9-Week Half Marathon Training Plan

    In just nine weeks, more than 2,000 runners will be lining up in Peninsula State Park to run the Door County Half Marathon on May 7. It feels like a long way away, but to run your best, the focused training starts now. Here are some tips for the next 10 weeks so you tackle […]

  • 2016 Door County Silent Sports Events

    We’ve made your planning easy with this guide to getting active in Door County in 2016, whether you want to do it on foot, by pedal or by paddle.

  • Fall Challenge Ride Registration Opens March 1

    Registration for the Peninsula Century Fall Challenge bicycle ride opens March 1. Door County’s premier century ride finishes on the Green Bay shore at Sister Bay’s Waterfront Park Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The finish includes a post-ride party featuring local chefs, beer from the Door County Brewing Co., and music at the newly completed park […]

  • Register Now for Crossroads Trail Run/Walk

    Registration is now open for the seventh annual Crossroads Trail Run/Walk 2k, 5k, 10k on June 18 at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. Come as a solo participant or bring the whole family. Major sponsors for the 2016 season include Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay Utilities, and Evergreen Nursery. This event […]

  • Door County Half Marathon Seeks Runners for Charities

    There’s still time to run for a reason at the 2016 Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k. “We’re striving to help our runners raise more than $25,000 for charity in this year’s Run For A Cause program,” said race founder David Eliot. “The sooner you sign up, the sooner we can help promote […]

  • Door County Brewing Co. Sponsors Professional Mountain Biker

    Door County Brewing Company proudly announces a multi-year sponsorship with mountain bike racer Cole House. The collaboration is the first professional athlete sponsorship for the brewery and it will be the exclusive beer sponsor for House. The new sponsorship inspired the creation of House’s new race team, “Door County Brewing Co./Broken Spoke Race Team.” The […]

  • Spring Classic Ride Registration Is Open

    The Spring Classic returns for its 28th year in Baileys Harbor on June 18, 2016. Riders can save up to $15 by registering for the Peninsula Century Spring Classic in February and join 800 fellow cyclists on the roads of northern Door County. Enjoy the support of six fully stocked aid stations, bike mechanics, and […]

  • Door County Triathlon Registration Opens New Year’s Day

    Registration for the July 16-17, 2016 Door County Triathlon will open at 12:01 am on New Year’s Day. The two-day event will once again feature a Sprint race on Saturday morning, a Kids’ Triathlon for children ages 6-14 on Saturday afternoon and a Half Iron race on Sunday. Last year’s Half Iron sold out in […]

  • Hike to the Evergreen Forest at Crossroads

    Using the proceeds from the Crossroads Trail Run, a grant from the Raibrook Foundation, and gifts from the estate of Ray Stonecipher and the Door County Silent Sports Alliance, Crossroads at Big Creek is buying new waxless skis for the Ski for Free program. Once there’s enough snow to groom the trails, Crossroads will sponsor […]

  • Door County Half Marathon Price Increases Dec. 1

    Fees for the 2016 Door County Half Marathon increase $5 Dec. 1, but runners can still take advantage of the $65 registration level for a few more days. More than 750 runners have already signed up, putting the race on pace to fill faster than ever before. If you’re on the fence make your commitment […]

  • Trailblazing Door County: Local Groups Look to Create New Trail Network

      Visitors and locals admire Door County for its natural beauty. The explosion of silent sports has become the extension of that beauty. Now, outdoor enthusiasts and groups such as the Door County Silent Sports Alliance (DCSSA) are looking to take that one step further. “When you look at Duluth, Hayward, Seely, all these places […]

  • Run For A Cause Will Surpass $100,000 Raised in Year Six

    The Door County Half Marathon is seeking participants to Run For A Cause as the program looks to surpass the $100,000 fundraising mark. The program gives runners a free registration to the May 7, 2016, race in Peninsula State Park to any runner who raises at least $250 for local charities. In five years runners […]

  • Fall 50 Athletes Set New Records

    In the annual Fall 50 ultramarathon that took place on Saturday, Oct. 24, Zach Bitter of Davis, Calif., and Camille Herron of Oklahoma City, Okla., set new course records on their way to becoming 50-mile national champions. The event served as the U.S. 50-mile National Championship through USA Track and Field (USATF) for the second […]