Sports, Health & Wellness

Eden Prairie Polar Plunge

Jump into a bone-chilling cold, frozen lake to support Special Olympics Minnesota. Each Plunger raises at least $75.

Riley Lake Park Pavilion

9180 Riley Lake Rd., Eden Prairie

plungemn.com

Eden Prairie Indoor Triathlon

Compete against fellow community members in the center’s state-of-the-art competitive swimming pools and fitness center. Participants will compete in waves of eight. They will swim 1,000 meters or row 2,500 meters, bike 10 miles, and run three miles for a chance to win one of three medals.

Ages 14 and under. Prices vary. All day event.

Eden Prairie Community Center

16700 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie

952.949.8470

edenprairie.org

Hot Dash: Twin Cities in Motion Run

Get your blood flowing at this Minnesotan-themed run. Run a 5k, or tackle the steep “Oven Mitt Mountain” on the 10-mile route. At the end, warm up with hot dish and a meat raffle. Lumberjack shirt optional.

All ages. Prices vary. 8:45—9:15 a.m. start times.

Boom Island Park

724 Sibley St. NE, Mpls.

651.289.7700

tcmevents.org

Edina Family Night at Braemar Field

Let off some steam under the big, white dome at Braemar Field. Walk or run laps, play around in the open field or take a swing at the batting cages alongside your family and fellow community members.

All ages. $5 per session. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Braemar Field

7509 Ikola Way, Edina

952-833-9512

edinamn.gov/152/Braemar-Field

35th Annual Wayzata Chilly Open

The largest (and coldest) annual golf tournament on a Minnesota lake returns this month in Wayzata. Three nine-hole golf courses are plowed and whimsically decorated, and golfers and spectators can also enjoy all-you-can-eat chili, prizes and giveaways, live music, ice skating, yoga, dog sled rides and more activities. Check online at wayzatachillyopen.com for a full schedule and registration information.

2019 Ledermann Boot Hockey Tournament

Players will be assigned randomly to teams of five to six and while no experience is required, participants must be at least 21 years old. Free. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 651.324.5254.

Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show®

The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® cruises back to the Minneapolis Convention Center January 24-27, 2019 with four days of summer fun to help beat the winter blues. The region’s longest running boat show and annual family-friendly favorite offers visitors a one-stop shopping experience with hundreds of the newest boats,  latest marine accessories and new marine technologies.

2019 North American Pond Hockey Championship

Join us in Excelsior for the North American Pond Hockey Championship, a weekend-long festival on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior. This year the “Hockey with a Heart” event features pond hockey brackets for men and women, an outdoor bean bags competition, three benefit concerts and a 5K walk-run, plus fun games in the Club Cambria tent all weekend from January 17-20, 2019, all to raise funds for charitable organizations. This year’s event benefits the Hendrickson Foundation. 

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