(The following is a news release from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.)
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness will sponsor their annual Turkey Trot 5K on Sat., Nov. 17. The 3.1 mile event will start at Dakotah! and wind through The Meadows at Mystic Lake, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s award winning golf course.
“Hosting the events on the golf course provides beautiful scenery and a challenging race venue,” said Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Assistant Director and Race Director Renee Engeman.
Registration is $25 through Nov. 14 or until the race fills, and can be done online at www.active.com, by downloading the brochure at www.dakotahsport.com, or picking up a brochure at Dakotah!. Mail-in registration will not be accepted after Nov. 10.
The 5K starts at 8 a.m., with an awards ceremony to follow in the gym. Awards will be given to first, second, and third place overall male and female finishers and age group winners. All registered runners will receive a t-shirt.
A Kid’s Fun Run will be held at 8:45 a.m.; registration fee for the Kid’s Fun Run is $10.
For more information, call Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Race Director Renee Engeman at 952-496-6875 or visit the website.
The area’s premier fitness facility, Dakotah! Sport and Fitness offers a vast array of amenities with something for everyone in their 305,331 square foot facility. Amenities include an indoor track, aquatic center, two indoor ice arenas, a double gymnasium, a cardio studio, a cycling studio, group fitness classes, free weights, circuit training equipment, and much more. DSF also sponsors the annual Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Lakefront Triathlon each August as well as the Indoor Triathlon each April.