Fitness Events-Bike Tour, 5K's
2018 SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL BIKE TOUR
New Day/New events
Join the Wapakoneta Family YMCA for the 16th Annual Summer Moon Festival Bike Tour on Sunday, July 22! Routes of 25, 40 and 62 miles are available with snack stops including fresh fruit and delicious homemade cookies. On top of our new day, we are offering a NEW Family Fun Scavenger Ride through beautiful Wapakoneta. Bring your family out for this fun challenge. Our Bike Tour attracts people of all ages and exercise levels, so whether you are beginner or avid cyclist, join us to explore the beautiful countryside that Auglaize County has to offer. Arby's Roast Beef lunch is provided after the ride for all cyclists while they enjoy music and fun at the Wapakoneta YMCA. Our Family Fun ride is bike trailer friendly. All participants must wear a bike helmet. We invite you to stay and enjoy the YMCA facility after your ride. This event is part of the Road to Fitness Challenge. More information and maps of routes to come closer to the event.
Lazy man triathlon
Kick off the New Year with this unique fitness challenge. Over the course of seven weeks, challenge yourself to complete an Iron Man Triathlon. You can even step up the challenge, and complete double, triple, or quadruple the distances. If you complete the challenge, you’ll get an exclusive shirt to show off your accomplishment.
Cost Members: $25.00/person
Cost Access Member/Non-Member: $50.00/person
(The YMCA track, pool, rowing machine, and treadmills are FREE for non-members to use during the Lazy Man Triathlon ONLY. All other parts of the facility are NOT to be used
Distances: 2.4 mile swim (80 laps, lap = down and back) or 10,000m row, 112 mile bike ride, 26.2 mile run/walk.
*These distances are completed at your own pace throughout the seven weeks. You can double, triple, or quadruple the distances. As for tracking your miles, you will be given a tracking sheet when you sign up which will be placed in the hallway between the gym and the locker rooms.
Registration opens February 12.
monster dash 5k - Chip timing by speedy sneakers!
Join us for the 5th Annual Monster Dash 5K on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm! All you need are your running shoes and Halloween spirit to have a freakishly good time! The 3.1 mile, well-marked course winds through the flower streets on fairly flat terrain. New this year we will be offering a free Halloween Party for your kids while you enjoy your 5k! Your kids can enjoy a Halloween story time, craft, face painting and even a hayride around the field. Join us after the 5k for the Graveyard Smash where there will be refreshments, snacks, awards and prizes for those who showed up in costume, including a kids costume contest. For more information and to register, see the Monster Dash Registration Form or register at Speedy Sneakers
Corporate entries of 5 or more employees will be accepted this year! Teams with the fastest average time will win a corporate trophy to display at their business AND each member of the winning team will receive one free month of membership at the Wapak YMCA!
little monster 1-miler-chip timing by speedy sneakers!
Ghouls and ghosts up to age 12 are invited to run the Little Monster 1-Miler on Monday, October 30, 2016 at 5:45 pm! This 1-mile event winds through the flower streets with well-marked roads and plenty of volunteers to help guide the way. This event is sure to be a scream! For more details or to register, see the Little Monster 1-Miler Registration Form.
Team themed entries will be accepted this year - groups registered as a themed team will be entered for a chance to win a free YMCA rental, including the Dinosaur bounce house!