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Diabetes & Exercise during the Summer

Lauren Plunkett, RDN LD

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Exercising in the winter

It’s important for kids to stay active during every season, even when it’s cold outside.

Ray’s Run

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Maple Grove

The 6th annual Ray's Run honors Ray, who passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) when he was 4 months old. Proceeds from the run benefit SIDS families. Register for Ray's Run.

Ride for Rocco

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Woodbury

Create an account and sign up for the 12:30 class or 1:30 class at Cycle Bar in advance of Sept. 25, as class will fill up quickly. The cost (a minimum donation) is $25 and 100 percent of proceeds will go to Children's music therapy program in honor of Rocco.

Grand Rounds: Physical activity as a vital sign

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Children’s Minnesota Awarded Youth Wellness Grant by Target

 

Ask Dr. Gigi

Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.

Team Superstars running fundraising

10 reasons to run Twin Cities Marathon for Children’s Minnesota

Thinking about running a marathon? What about running a marathon for a cause? Here are 10 reasons you should consider running the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 9 on behalf of Team Superstars!

Farewell Fish Fry

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

Before Ryan Foss and Erin Hammer of Endurance Limits USA row from California to Hawaii in an effort to raise money for Children's Minnesota and two other pediatric hospitals, join them in a farewell fish fry! One hundred percent of proceeds from the event will go toward their fundraising goal. Kids are welcome to attend!

Endurance Limits at Steele Fitness

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Excelsior

In June, Minnesotans Ryan Foss and Erin Hammer will compete in the 2016 Great Pacific Race, an epic 3,000-mile journey on the world’s largest ocean from Monterey, California to Waikiki, Hawaii. To make the most of their adventure, they are raising money for Children’s Minnesota. Come out to Steele Fitness in Excelsior, 470 Water Street, on Wednesday, March 23, from 6 to 11 p.m., to meet Erin and Ryan, row alongside them, enjoy snacks and music and donate!