OptumHealth Performance (a client of Tunheim, my employer) trains endurance athletes, from novice to elite, through personalized coaching, scientific testing and analysis, and group classes for running, biking, and swimming. This Sunday they host the Manitou Triathlon in White Bear Lake, so all you runners, cylcers, swimmers and, of course, tri-athletes, here’s a chance to put your ironman suit on. [REGISTER.]
ARTCRANK began in Minneapolis in 2007 but has since expanded to other cities across the nation. It is a show of bicycle-inspired poster artwork that introduces people to talented local artists they’ve never heard of before and sends them home with affordable, original works of art. Every ARTCRANK show features posters created by local artists from the host city. Admission is always free, and posters are priced to let everybody take home at least one. ARTCRANK runs from yesterday through about mid-May. [DETAILS.]
Twin Cities bicycling increased by 33 percent and walking increased 17 percent between 2007 to 2010, according to new data released by Bike Walk Twin Cities (BWTC), a program of Transit for Livable Communities.
These are the High Volume Increase areas:
The BWTC report is based on an official count of bicyclists and pedestrians passing designated locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul in fall 2010 and comparing this data with an identical count in fall 2007. [DETAILS.]