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Public Cribbage 1:00 pm
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm
Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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Public Cribbage 1:00 pm
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm
Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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Public 500 Cards 1:00 pm
Public 500 Cards @ YAH Club
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm
Popular card game sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club.
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Public Cribbage 1:00 pm
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm
Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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Spring Equinox Hike 1:00 pm
Spring Equinox Hike @ Meet at the North Country Trail Kiosk next to Chase on the Lake coffee shop
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm
Welcome spring with this hike on the North Country Trail. Hikers will be shuttled from Chase on the Lake to the starting point at the NCT Trailhead on Cass County 12. The hike proceeds south to the Heartland Trail (.8 miles), then back to Walker (4.6 miles).
Irish Beef Stew Supper/Silent Auction 5:00 pm
Irish Beef Stew Supper/Silent Auction @ Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chili cook-off, beef stew supper and silent auction to benefit the school.
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Public Cribbage 1:00 pm
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm
Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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500 Cards 1:00 pm
500 Cards @ YAH Club
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm
Popular card game sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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14th Annual Turkey Banquet 5:00 pm
14th Annual Turkey Banquet @ Patrick's
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm
Annual banquet sponsored by the Northland Ridge Runners National Wild Turkey Federation.
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Public Cribbage 1:00 pm
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm
Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.
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Apr
5
Wed
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm

Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

Apr
12
Wed
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm

Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

Apr
13
Thu
Public 500 Cards @ YAH Club
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm

Popular card game sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club.

Apr
15
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Easter EGGstravaganza @ Common Grounds Coffeehouse
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us the Saturday before Easter at Common Grounds in Longville for a free Easter Egg hunt for the youngsters. Bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny! This free Easter celebration is sponsored by the Longville Area Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Longville Lions Club.

10 a.m. — Registration begins.

10:30 a.m. — First Easter Egg Hunt begins.
Easter Egg hunts organized in three age groups — 4 years and younger, 5-7 years, and 8 to 11 years.

Every child gets Easter eggs and a gift. Special eggs contain special prizes, plus there are drawings for more gifts! Come celebrate Easter in Longville. It’s fun and it’s all free!

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Firemen’s Annual Fish Fry @ Longville Fire Hall
Apr 15 @ 4:30 pm

Great food at this popular community event. Proceeds benefit the Longville Volunteer Fire Department.

Apr
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Easter Breakfast @ Longville Bible Chapel
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am

Celebrate Easter morning with a free breakfast at Longville Bible Chapel, followed by  a Resurrection Celebration Service at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited, open to the public.

Apr
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Wed
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm

Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

Apr
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Global 6K for Water @ Empowered Fitness
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am

Ring in spring with an early 6K walk/run. Event begins and ends at Empowered Fitness. Register at 9:30 a.m. Each registration provides lasting clean water to a child and on race day, you walk/run with that child’s picture on your race bib.

Apr
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Evening in Tuscany Spaghetti Dinner @ Union Congregational Church
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Proceeds benefit Faith in Action for Cass County.

Chamber Spring Dinner @ Anchorage Inn
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save The Date! Annual Spring Dinner at the Anchorage Inn, Tuesday, April 25. Details to be announced.

Apr
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Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm

Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

Apr
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500 Cards @ YAH Club
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm

Popular card game sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

Apr
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Itasca State Park Hike @ Itasca State Park Hike
Apr 29 @ 12:30 pm

Meet at the South Entrance of the park at 12:30 p.m. to enjoy a 6.5 mile hike.

May
3
Wed
Public Cribbage @ Young-At-Heart (YAH) Club
May 3 @ 1:00 pm

Popular event sponsored by the Young-At-Heart (YAH) Senior Club.

May
6
Sat
20th Annual Run/Walk/Ride Around Woman @ Downtown Longville
May 6 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
20th Annual Run/Walk/Ride Around Woman @ Downtown Longville | Longville | Minnesota | United States

30K Run + 5 Mile Run & 5 Mile Walk + Recreational Bike Ride
Saturday, May 6, 2017
A great tune-up for “Grandma’s Marathon” and the entire 2017 running season! The 30K course is certified and the race is sanctioned by US Track & Field. The 5-mile Walk and Run are timed.

And, as an added bonus, there’s a recreational bike ride that follows the same scenic 30K course as the run around Woman Lake. Perfect for non-running friends and family members who still want to get out and enjoy the outdoors.

Click here to download the 2017 Run/Walk registration form.

The race committee invites you to beautiful North Central Minnesota! We hope you have a great race! The Run Around Woman Plus is always on the First Saturday of May. This event is sanctioned and Certified by USA Track and Field. Download the Run Around Woman Registration Form.

The 30K run meanders around beautiful Woman Lake on blacktopped state and county roads. You’ll run through a portion of the Chippewa National Forest and along the shore of Woman Lake.

For the shorter distance runner and walker, a 5-mile run and walk starts and ends in the center of Longville along County Road 5.

RIDE AROUND WOMAN LAKE BIKE RIDE!
A family bike ride joins our popular Run Around Woman, following the same scenic course around beautiful Woman Lake. This event is not timed, so it’s perfect for families or friends wanting to enjoy a spring Saturday bike ride together.

Read these pages for more information and registration forms for the Bike Around Woman:
  Ride Information Page 1   Ride Registration Page 2

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Entrance Fee
Registration and Entrance Fees are $30 for the 30K race and $25 for the five mile walk and run. Pre-register by April 21, 2017 to guarantee a T-Shirt and Medal on race day. Locally, registration forms can be found at nearly all Longville businesses and can be dropped off in the Chamber of Commerce basket at The One Stop. If you are out of the area, print the registration form from this site and either mail it to the Longville Chamber, PO Box 33 Longville, MN 56655 or bring it with you to the event.

T-shirts
Pre-register by April 21 to guarantee a T-Shirt and Medal on race day.

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up
Race day registration and packet pick-up will be held from 7:30 am to 8:45 am at Patrick’s on Girl Lake in downtown Longville.

Starting Times & Starting Location
30K run will start precisely at 9:00 am on State Hwy 84 south of town by St. Edwards Catholic Church.
5 Mile Run and Walk will start at 9:15 am in downtown Longville by the City Docks on County Road 5.
Official timing will end at 12:45 pm

Facilities
Restrooms and parking are available. Refreshments will be available at the Finish Line.

Aid Stations
Aid stations will be located at miles 3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16.5 and 18 for the 30K event, and at miles 2.75 and 4 for the 5 mile Run/Walk. Volunteer personnel, emergency communications and water will be available at each aid station.

Awards
There will be an Awards Ceremony at Patrick’s Fine Dining at 1:00 pm. Awards will be presented to the top 3 males and the top 3 females in each race division. There will also be a Special Prize for the 1st male and 1st female to finish the 30K run, 5 mile Run and 5 mile Walk. Commemorative medals will be presented to all race finishers.

The 30K Course
This certified and sanctioned course is a GREAT TUNE-UP for “Grandma’s Marathon!” The course follows the blacktop roads around Woman Lake. Enjoy the scenic beauty and the rolling hills. The course route is: South on State Hwy 84, West and North on County Road 11, and East on County Road 5 back to Longville, ending at the City Docks.

The 5 mile Course
The 5 mile event is to Run or Walk and all walkers must walk. This course begins and ends in the center of town. It is out-and-back on County Road 5.

Race Results
Race results will be posted on this page.

Showers
Longville Inn, 4959 State Hwy 84, will again provide shower facilities open to race participants. Please bring your own towels and toiletries.