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    2015 Events - Click on the event name for full details on that particular event! Also, like Stone Soup Promotions on FB!

    • Feb
    • 14
    Frosty 5K and Mitten Mile
    • 10:00am-12:00pm (EST) Ical_event_icon
    • Studebaker Park Pavilion, Elkhart, IN
    • This Valentines Day, why not bring your sweetie out for a walk (or run) in the park!  The Studebaker Pavilion, which is our base,  is a roomy log cabin and we'll have a  nice fire going to help you thaw out after the run. Local talk show radio pro, Allen Strike,  will be out to spin the tunes and MC our event.

      This is an absolutely gorgeous path in the woods!  It is quite the hidden gem!

      We will have a finisher momento for everyone who braves the cold as well as AG awards for the first place finisher in both the run AND walk this year. We'll have cocoa, coffee and snacks when you get back as well!

      It can't get any colder than it was last year, and honestly it was a blast! Don't miss this one!

      $15 for the run and $25 includes a long sleeve tshirt!  For this run, you have to order a shirt in advance as no extras are ordered.  

      This would make a nice Valentines Day gift for your sweetie, a work associate or your family!  The path is so lovely when it is snow covered.  There IS strength in numbers to ward off the winter blues, so come on out!

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    • Apr
    • 11
    SuperHero 5K for CAPS
    • 9:00am-10:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Studebaker Park, Elkhart, IN
    • Dress up as your favorite SUPER HERO! and come out for a fun morning in the park!  Benefits CAPS which is Child and Parent Services!  This is a lovely park setting and the path that we will be using for the race is lovely and scenic.

      Here is your chance to wear that costume one more time.

      Price is $25 and includes a tshirt, chip timing and post race refreshments. Kids 4-13 are $15 for the 5K. Groups of 4 are $20 each!  

      We will also have a special course set up for strollers and dogs, but with this course we are not recommending that they be part of the 5K race!

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    • Apr
    • 18
    Dart for the Arts 5K Run/Walk
    • 8:00am-10:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • The Lerner Theater, Elkhart IN
    • Back to our Spring date, Dart for the Arts is a beautiful run, starting and finishing by the Lerner Theater in Elkhart!  Run through town with a lap around WellField Garden (pending approval!)

       

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    • May
    • 23
    Two Rivers Meet 5K, 10K and 15K
    • 8:00am-11:00am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart Central Park/ Civic Plaza
    • A Memorial Weekend favorite, Two Rivers Meet offers a distance for everyone.

      The 5K is a run or walk event and goes through a couple of quaint local parks on a loop course.

      The 10K is a faster, straighter course with an out and back down Greenleaf Blvd, one of the nicest residential neighborhoods around, along the river.

      The 15K is the same route as the 10K, only it keeps on going another mile and a half to the very end of Greenleaf.

      In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans,active military, police, fire and EMTs run free. Shirts are optional and additional.

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    • Jul
    • 25
    Bloom & Zoom Bike Ride 10-20-40-60-& 100 Miles
    • 7:00am- 5:00pm (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart- Goshen - Middlebury
    • A self-guided tour of our lovely area by bicycle!  Choices of 10-20-40-60 and 100 Miles routes, with rest stops (snacks and restrooms) along the way!

      This event benefits Habitat for Humanity and United Cancer Services of Elkhart County.

      [The date moved to avoid conflict with other events]

       

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    • Aug
    • 15
    Rock the Quarry Triathlon and Mile Swim
    • 8:00am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Fidler Pond, Goshen Indiana
    • This is a once in a year chance to swim in the Pond and participate in it's first triathlon or mile swim.  The water is deep and almost drinkable it's so clean and clear!

      The Triathlon will be 500 yard Swim, 15 mile bike and 5K run (two laps around the quarry)  Perfect for a first time event, a relay or a local training day. [ Need more time on the bike? After this is over, you can go do the Pumpkinvine trail which is just a mile away!  Fantastic riding!]

      This venue is unique. Our transition area will be in a residents yard, which is about 400 yards away from the swim exit. 

      We are also offering a mile swim. Did we mention this is a swimmer's DREAM? You do not want to miss this swim opportunity. One day only! This is not your Nana's pond!!!

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    • Aug
    • 29
    Barron Lake Triathlon and 5K
    • 8:00am- 1:00pm (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Barron Lake, Niles MI
    • What's new? We moved the event OFF of Labor Day weekend to see if it suited everyone better. We had such a great turnout last year, but the holiday does put pressure on the local safety force.

      This is SUCH a fantastic venue for this sprint triathlon and 5K race.  We are offering a lot of options, so there really is something for everyone.  

      Short course triathlon (Super Sprint) 

      Long course triathlon (Olympic distance)

      5K Run (3.1 Miles)

      You can do the tris as an individual OR as a two OR three person team. So grab your friends, or your kids and sign up!

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    • Oct
    • 24
    Monster Mile, Frightening 5K & Haunted Hilly Half Marathon
    • 8:45am-11:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Bonneyville Mill County Park, Bristol, IN
    • Boo Ha Ha! If the Headless Horseman doesn't get you, the hills just might.

      This is a fun, family event with a lovely  Monster Mile Trail Walk option, a 5K run or walk or a Half Marathon.

      We are talking about adding a 10K this year, so stay tuned. The feedback we are getting from some people is a 5K is a little short, but oh- not ready for a hilly half marathon.

      This is such a feel-good event and all for a great group of people- the Elkhart County Down Syndrome Support Group!

       

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    • Nov
    • 26
    Faith Mission Turkey Stampede 1Mile, 5K run or walk and 10K Run
    • 8:30am-10:30am (EST) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart, IN
    • A family event for a family day!

      Come and get some fresh air before the big meal! This is a low key event- definitely NOT intended to take up your morning. Come for some exercise and get back home to your day! IT's just nice to do a community event that helps the local homeless shelter- what a perfect fit for Thanksgiving!

      While many folks are thinking about their place settings, some people don't have a home or spot to call their own.  Let's help them get back on their feet and going in the right direction!

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    2014 Events - Click on the event name for full details on that particular event! Also, like Stone Soup Promotions on FB!

    • Feb
    • 14
    Frosty 5K and Mitten Mile
    • 10:00am-12:00pm (EST) Ical_event_icon
    • Studebaker Park Pavilion, Elkhart, IN
    • This Valentines Day, why not bring your sweetie out for a walk (or run) in the park!  The Studebaker Pavilion, which is our base,  is a roomy log cabin and we'll have a  nice fire going to help you thaw out after the run. Local talk show radio pro, Allen Strike,  will be out to spin the tunes and MC our event.

      This is an absolutely gorgeous path in the woods!  It is quite the hidden gem!

      We will have a finisher momento for everyone who braves the cold as well as AG awards for the first place finisher in both the run AND walk this year. We'll have cocoa, coffee and snacks when you get back as well!

      It can't get any colder than it was last year, and honestly it was a blast! Don't miss this one!

      $15 for the run and $25 includes a long sleeve tshirt!  For this run, you have to order a shirt in advance as no extras are ordered.  

      This would make a nice Valentines Day gift for your sweetie, a work associate or your family!  The path is so lovely when it is snow covered.  There IS strength in numbers to ward off the winter blues, so come on out!

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Apr
    • 11
    SuperHero 5K for CAPS
    • 9:00am-10:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Studebaker Park, Elkhart, IN
    • Dress up as your favorite SUPER HERO! and come out for a fun morning in the park!  Benefits CAPS which is Child and Parent Services!  This is a lovely park setting and the path that we will be using for the race is lovely and scenic.

      Here is your chance to wear that costume one more time.

      Price is $25 and includes a tshirt, chip timing and post race refreshments. Kids 4-13 are $15 for the 5K. Groups of 4 are $20 each!  

      We will also have a special course set up for strollers and dogs, but with this course we are not recommending that they be part of the 5K race!

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Apr
    • 18
    Dart for the Arts 5K Run/Walk
    • 8:00am-10:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • The Lerner Theater, Elkhart IN
    • Back to our Spring date, Dart for the Arts is a beautiful run, starting and finishing by the Lerner Theater in Elkhart!  Run through town with a lap around WellField Garden (pending approval!)

       

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • May
    • 23
    Two Rivers Meet 5K, 10K and 15K
    • 8:00am-11:00am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart Central Park/ Civic Plaza
    • A Memorial Weekend favorite, Two Rivers Meet offers a distance for everyone.

      The 5K is a run or walk event and goes through a couple of quaint local parks on a loop course.

      The 10K is a faster, straighter course with an out and back down Greenleaf Blvd, one of the nicest residential neighborhoods around, along the river.

      The 15K is the same route as the 10K, only it keeps on going another mile and a half to the very end of Greenleaf.

      In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans,active military, police, fire and EMTs run free. Shirts are optional and additional.

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Jul
    • 25
    Bloom & Zoom Bike Ride 10-20-40-60-& 100 Miles
    • 7:00am- 5:00pm (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart- Goshen - Middlebury
    • A self-guided tour of our lovely area by bicycle!  Choices of 10-20-40-60 and 100 Miles routes, with rest stops (snacks and restrooms) along the way!

      This event benefits Habitat for Humanity and United Cancer Services of Elkhart County.

      [The date moved to avoid conflict with other events]

       

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Aug
    • 15
    Rock the Quarry Triathlon and Mile Swim
    • 8:00am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Fidler Pond, Goshen Indiana
    • This is a once in a year chance to swim in the Pond and participate in it's first triathlon or mile swim.  The water is deep and almost drinkable it's so clean and clear!

      The Triathlon will be 500 yard Swim, 15 mile bike and 5K run (two laps around the quarry)  Perfect for a first time event, a relay or a local training day. [ Need more time on the bike? After this is over, you can go do the Pumpkinvine trail which is just a mile away!  Fantastic riding!]

      This venue is unique. Our transition area will be in a residents yard, which is about 400 yards away from the swim exit. 

      We are also offering a mile swim. Did we mention this is a swimmer's DREAM? You do not want to miss this swim opportunity. One day only! This is not your Nana's pond!!!

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Aug
    • 29
    Barron Lake Triathlon and 5K
    • 8:00am- 1:00pm (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Barron Lake, Niles MI
    • What's new? We moved the event OFF of Labor Day weekend to see if it suited everyone better. We had such a great turnout last year, but the holiday does put pressure on the local safety force.

      This is SUCH a fantastic venue for this sprint triathlon and 5K race.  We are offering a lot of options, so there really is something for everyone.  

      Short course triathlon (Super Sprint) 

      Long course triathlon (Olympic distance)

      5K Run (3.1 Miles)

      You can do the tris as an individual OR as a two OR three person team. So grab your friends, or your kids and sign up!

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Oct
    • 24
    Monster Mile, Frightening 5K & Haunted Hilly Half Marathon
    • 8:45am-11:15am (EDT) Ical_event_icon
    • Bonneyville Mill County Park, Bristol, IN
    • Boo Ha Ha! If the Headless Horseman doesn't get you, the hills just might.

      This is a fun, family event with a lovely  Monster Mile Trail Walk option, a 5K run or walk or a Half Marathon.

      We are talking about adding a 10K this year, so stay tuned. The feedback we are getting from some people is a 5K is a little short, but oh- not ready for a hilly half marathon.

      This is such a feel-good event and all for a great group of people- the Elkhart County Down Syndrome Support Group!

       

    • Tag(s): Home 
    • Nov
    • 26
    Faith Mission Turkey Stampede 1Mile, 5K run or walk and 10K Run
    • 8:30am-10:30am (EST) Ical_event_icon
    • Elkhart, IN
    • A family event for a family day!

      Come and get some fresh air before the big meal! This is a low key event- definitely NOT intended to take up your morning. Come for some exercise and get back home to your day! IT's just nice to do a community event that helps the local homeless shelter- what a perfect fit for Thanksgiving!

      While many folks are thinking about their place settings, some people don't have a home or spot to call their own.  Let's help them get back on their feet and going in the right direction!

    • Tag(s): Home 

    Just Hate Winter?? Join a Group and Get In Shape, Make New Friends, Be Happy!

    Come out and meet some great, fun people from the two local running clubs. If you are not already in a group, this is a great chance to meet some new friends. Both groups have super nice people of all levels, so you can find some new people to train with !!!  Speedsters to newbies. Bring it on!

    MRA training runs are in South Bend and Mishawaka.

    http://www.michianarunners.com/

    Two Rivers Running club training runs and events are in Elkhart,  Bristol, Dunlap and Goshen area. Katrina and Doug have put together THE BEST comprehensive list of races around, bar none. Bookmark their link and save yourself HOURS!!!!  They offer fun throughout the year, so keep it going this winter!  Always affordable events in local parks...super nice people!

    http://www.2rrc.org/Home

    Triple Threat Triathlon team is made up of people just getting off the couch to world class athletes from Niles, South Bend, Warsaw, Goshen, Elkhart, Plymouth and beyond. Monthly meetings from September to May on different fitness topics. Meet some new training partners and shake it up!

    www.TriTripleThreat.com

     

    Crazy Schedule?  We got people for you!

    Really fast? We have people for you!

    Need a trainer? We have people for you!

     

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