Terrain Magazine Newsletter: MONDAY FOMO: SIX THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

Terrain Magazine Newsletter: MONDAY FOMO: SIX THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

It’s time for another edition of our Monday FOMO eblast, helping you avoid the Fear of Missing Out. Here are six events and activities to keep you moving in the week ahead.

1. Alpine Shop will host the second of four races in its 2018 Trail Run Series at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 at Castlewood State Park in Ballwin, Mo. The distance will be between 3 and 4+ miles using the natural surface trails within the park. Stick around afterward for food, beer and non-alcoholic beverages, and great weekly giveaways and series prizes. On-site registration is available. Learn more here.

2. Cyclists can enjoy a free breakfast at Kaldi’s at Citygarden, DeMun and Gerhart Lofts in St. Louis from 7 to 9 a.m. on Friday, August 17 as part of Breakfast for Bikers. Get in shape, get a reprieve from traffic and get some good eats, too. Find out more here.

3. Spectate or participate in high-speed bicycle races complimented with foot races, free kid’s races, an art tent for kids, a food zone with six local restaurants and an open container perimeter, all on the streets of downtown Edwardsville, Ill., at the Edwardsville Rotary Criterium Festival beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18. Day-of registration is available. Get more details here.

4. Upper Limits is partnering with The North Face to celebrate Global Climbing Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, at the Downtown St. Louis Upper Limits climbing gym. The public event is open to all ages and will feature free climbing, food trucks, and outdoor yoga and fitness classes throughout the day. Learn more here.

5. The oldest organized triathlon event in the St. Louis metropolitan area returns at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, August 18 in Lake St. Louis. The Lake St. Louis Triathlon has filled the last 10 years with participants who travel from all over the country. The open water swim and rolling hills make this a challenging, but very enjoyable event to participate in. Find out more here.

6. In partnership with the Alton Convention and Visitor’s Center, Big Muddy Adventures will host a Grafton Marina to Piasa Creek Paddle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 18. The trip highlights the braided network of channels created by pristine river islands. Stopping and exploring on one of these islands is part of this experience. All canoes and paddling equipment provided; no prior experience necessary. Pre-registration is required here.



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