Sports, Health & Wellness

Heroes for Hope Fun Run

Canvas Health, in partnership with the Minnesota military and veteran communities, presents the Heroes for Hope fun run.

The fun run will include superhero-themed obstacles on the course, a bounce house, lemonade stand run by military children, face painting and more.

Ken Barlow, KSTP meteorologist and mental health advocate, will be the event's keynote speaker.  The event will raise awareness of statewide crisis resources.

The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent.  Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues.  However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help.  Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent.  Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed.

Maple Grove Triathlon

Life Time Tri Maple Grove welcomes elite and avid triathletes, amateurs and everyone in between to participate in this triathlon through Weaver Lake Park. The course crosses Maple Grove, Plymouth and Corcoran. While courses have been carefully designed with safety in mind, it is recommended that participants familiarize themselves with each route prior to race day. Awards will be given to the top three male and female triathletes in each age category, and all participants receive a t-shirt and a finisher’s medal. $109-140. 5 a.m.

State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships

This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.

The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.

State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule:

Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping Opening in Maple Grove!

Have questions about the FXB 10 Week Challenge? Curious to see the gym, kickboxing bags and gloves? Want to enroll in person and get a free t-shirt?

Bring a friend and check out the new Maple Grove location! Our spring session begins with our Grand Opening on May 3rd!

Whole Foods Community Support Day

Whole Foods will be donating 5% of all sales that day to Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN, a Maple-Grove based non-profit animal rescue!

The Great Maple Grove Geocache Adventure

36 caches in 36 square miles (not necessarily one per mile!)

Register your team here
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Event caches may contain hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards and certificates for area shops and restaurants (replenished throughout the event period).

The first 50 geocachers to submit a completed passport will receive a commemorative event coin and be part of a drawing for grand prizes from REI.

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