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Wisconsin runners march into March with hot races

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Badger State runners and fitness enthusiasts pick from a big bunch of fun runs, races, indoor triathlons, and even a couple of snowshoe events for the first weekend of March.

Check out this lineup of races and running events for Saturday, March 1, through Sunday, March 2.

For easy reference, these Wisconsin running events are listed alphabetically – by date.

  • March 1 – Saturday – Ice Bowl Winter Ultra – Dyckesville, Wisconsin.
  • March 1 – Saturday – Klondike Days Snowshoe Challenge – Eagle River, Wisconsin.
  • March 1 – Saturday – Lake Wissota Loppet – 10K Snowshoe Race – Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. *** CANCELED ***
  • March 1 – Saturday – Mt. Ashwabay WinterDASH – Bayfield, Wisconsin.
  • March 1 – Saturday – Point Bock Run – Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
  • March 1 – Saturday – Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center Indoor Triathlon – Whitewater, Wisconsin.
  • March 1 – Saturday – YMCA Indoor Triathlon – Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • March 2 – Sunday – Run on Water 5M – Run, Walk, Bike, Snowshoe or Skate – Bayfield, Wisconsin.
  • March 2 – Sunday – Tri Faster Tri Play – Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

Across the border to the south, the Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5K goes off on March 1, in Manhattan, Illinois.

As always, race dates and venues may be subject to last-minute changes, particularly with frequent midwinter Midwestern weather surprises. 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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