University of Wisconsin–Madison

Local Events


Your fitness fun doesn’t need to be confined to campus.

With hundreds of races, activities, and events happening around the Madison area, there’s no shortage of ways for you to take your workout to new levels (and new destinations). Check out these upcoming area events and their descriptions posted below. Whether you want to participate yourself or simply cheer on others, these events are a great way to get outside and embrace all that the city of Madison has to offer. We’ll be updating this page regularly, so check back often to see where your #ActiveBadger lifestyle could take you!


January 1 New Year’s Day Dash Middleton, WI
January 5 Pinnacle Indoor Triathlon Madison, WI
January 6 Subzero 3.3 miler Madison, WI
January 20 Subzero 4 miler Madison, WI
February 3 Movie’ Shoes Frosty 5k Middleton, WI
February 3 Subzero 5 miler Madison, WI
February 10 Valentine’s 5k Madison, WI
March 3 Freeze for Food 5k/10k Middleton, WI
March 17 Shamrock shuffle Madison, WI

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