Races | Group Rides | Films | Fairs
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our store events, sales, films and more:
Tuesday Afternoons -- Tuesday Night Run Club: Train for the SONO Half-Marathon with Outdoor Sports Center. Our New Running Club meets every Tuesday night @ 6:15 PM, until race day, October 14th! We will be focusing on short runs from 3-5 miles on the Norwalk River Valley Trail. Runs are lead by James and Shannon Whipple, Race Directors of the SoNo Half. James is an experienced ultra marathon 50/100-mile runner, and his wife Shannon also competes in ultra marathons and Ironman competitions all over the country.
Wednesday Afternoons -- Mountain Bike Group Rides: Join us every Wednesday night for a group MTB ride. We will be alternating locations each week between, riding Wilton Woods and Trout Brook Valley Preserve. Open to all ability levels. Group rides will run every week until September 15th. They are lead by Outdoor Sports Center employees: Brad Fries, PJ Vogric, Kevin Stefani and Shane McCabe. Make sure to stay well hydrated, pack extra water, tubes and bug spray. See you out there!
Sunday Mornings -- SoundCyclists x Outdoor Sports Center Ride Group: We've teamed up with SoundCyclists Bicycle Club to offer FREE and PUBLIC rides led by staff and friends to introduce riders to the store and to the club. These rides will leave from the store parking lot at 8:00am, so be there at 7:45am sharp. It's open to the public, but place yourself in an applicable ride group. Once you get the swing of things, you can join the SoundCyclists Bicycle Club to get access to other hundreds of group rides and routes.
19th-22nd -- Sidewalk
Sale: Don't miss
a chance to save on skis, snowboards, helmets, and boots during the
off season. This is the perfect time for our staff to sit down and
fit you in the proper gear for your ability level at great
discounts. We have tons of winter jackets, snow pants, hats, gloves
and more from your all favorite brands. As well as great everyday
styles for spring and fall. Come browse our biggest annual sale of
the year to get our greatest discounts we offer.
27th-28th -- CT
CT Challenge (CTC) is a game-changing nonprofit organization
dedicated to helping the 15.5 million cancer survivors in
Connecticut and throughout the U.S. rebuild, improve and prolong
their lives through exercise, nutrition, mind-body health and
community-building support programs. Riders can choose between a
12.5, 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile route and enjoy a music festival and
BBQ as part of the ride ceremonies. The money raised is given to
cancer research funds.
4th -- Southwest Cafe Margarita Run:
Who wouldn't want a nice cool drink
on a hot day? Well... this one you have to earn. The Southwest Cafe
in Ridgefield is giving out one free margarita to all those (over
21) who finish the 5k race. Those under 21 can have a soft drink,
and all proceeds from the race support the Sunrise Cottage.
19th -- Kingdom Trails 50/100K Trail Ride:
Most abilities welcome from
Intermediate to Intermediate/Advanced riders. Great for most ages
(18+), and perfect for you if you get on you love riding your bike
a lot and are looking for a challenge! Includes a Kingdom Trails
Pass (1), morning pastries and coffee, aid station food/beverages,
lunch, apres drink voucher (1) and food.
8th -- Closer to Free
Ride: Ready to
challenge yourself on your first Century, try to ride further than
you ever have or maybe you just want an easy ride with friends and
family? If you want a ride with awesome scenery, great route
marking, and full support, this is your ride. With five routes (10,
25, 40, 65, 100) to choose from, Closer to Free offers cyclists of
all abilities the the chance to be part of something spectacular.
We know you work hard to raise the funds required to ride, so we
want to make sure you know that 100% of the money you raise goes
directly to Smilow Cancer Hospital.
20th -- SoNo Half
us in running the 5th annual SoNo Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun
Run, taking place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018. Enjoy a unique
and exciting course through historic South Norwalk, along beautiful
coastline, down charming picturesque treelined streets and past
many of Norwalk's notable landmarks and attractions. Then,
celebrate your finish with a beer and some food post race.