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!


September 4 – 28 Free Mindful Yoga Madison, WI
September 8 Ironman/IronKids Wisconsin Fun Run Madison, WI
September 16 Free Lunchtime Yoga Madison, WI
September 16 Race for Agrace Fitchburg, WI
September 16 Walk for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Fitchburg, WI
September 21 – 23 World Cup Waterloo 2018 Waterloo, WI
September 22 Walk 4 Water McFarland, WI
September 23 UW-Madison Arboretum Walk: Autumn Woodlands Madison, WI
October 2 -6 World Dairy Expo Madison, WI
October 22 Free Fitness Strength Training Class Madison, WI
November 11 Madison Marathon & Half Marathon Madison, WI
November 17 Madison Night Market – Winter Market Madison, WI
November 17 – December 22 Holiday Dane County Farmer’s Market Madison, WI
November 22 Berbee Derby Fitchburg, WI
November 22 Turkey Trot Madison Madison, WI
November 26 – December 13 Free Lunchtime Yoga Madison, WI
December 1 Run Santa Run 5k  Madison, WI
December 7 Wellness Talks: Staying Healthy During Winter  Madison, WI

Know an event that should be included on this list? Let us know: marketing@recsports.wisc.edu!