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Mid-March races bring out Wisconsin runners

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A big bunch of winter races beckons Badger State runners during the second weekend of March. Races include 5Ks, shamrock-themed runs, snowshoe races, and an indoor triathlon.

Take a gander at these races, all scheduled between Friday, March 7, and Sunday, March 9, in Wisconsin.

These Badger State running events are listed alphabetically by date for easy reference.

  • March 7 – Friday – Pinnacle Indoor Triathlon #5 – Fitchburg, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Braveheart Midwest Snowshoe Racing Championship Run – Cable, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Chilly Chippewa 5K – Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Fifty Furlong Run – Belleville, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Green County YMCA Celtic Run Before You Crawl 5K – Monroe, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Rocket Blast-Off 5K – Neenah, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – UW-Eau Claire Shamrock Shuffle – Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – UW-La Crosse Indoor Triathlon – La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • March 8 – Saturday – Welsh Prairie Livewires 4-H Shamrock Shuffle – Cambria, Wisconsin
  • March 9 – Sunday – Tri Faster Tri Play – Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Race dates and venues may be subject to last-minute changes, especially with Midwestern weather surprises in midwinter. Also, race-day registrations may be available at some locations, while others may have closed in advance. Participants and spectators are advised to double-check before setting out for these events.

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