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The Color Run Racine coming soon

The Color Run Racine “Tropicolor World Tour” is bringing you an island-style 5k vacation on Racine’s beautiful lakefront starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28. The Color Run showers runners and walkers on a 5k course with colored powder. The all-new Tropicolor Zone will bathe runners and walkers in a tropical array of colors and […]

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Vote now for North Beach!

Racine’s North Beach is in the running for more national recognition. The 50-acre, city-owned beach is a candidate for the “Top 10 Freshwater Beach” list in the USA Today Readers’ Choice Program. The beach’s many fans are invited to vote once a day through March 14 (10:59 p.m. Central time) on a special website. USA […]

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Racine Kringle in National Spotlight

  The Racine area’s famous Kringle – and Wisconsin’s Official State Pastry – finally got its delicious closeup on “CBS Sunday Morning” on Sunday, Dec. 13. Correspondent Vinita Nair and a crew took viewers on behind-the-scenes tours of three Kringle bakeries: Bendtsen’s Bakery, Larsen Bakery and O&H Danish Bakery. The approximately 3.5-minute minute story shows […]

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The Classics, History and Football

What to do this weekend? How about some living history, a baseball musical, the symphony and Raiders football. It’s all happening in Racine County. Come along with Real Racine. Experience history. History comes alive Saturday and Sunday at the annual Half Point Historical Re-enactment. Stop by the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave., Union Grove, […]

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The Biggest Loser Alumni Here Soon

Be inspired in Racine this weekend by past contestants of the NBC-TV reality series The Biggest Loser. Dan Evans (Season 5), Lisa Rambo (Season 14) and Jerry and Estella Hayes (Season 7) will all be part of The Biggest Loser RunWalk Series Half-Marathon and 5k coming THIS Sunday to North Beach Park, 100 Kewaunee St. […]

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New Course for Sept. 13 event

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Series Half-Marathon and 5k on Sunday, Sept. 13 will feature new courses that highlight the Racine Zoo and the Lake Michigan shoreline. “We wanted to develop a course that is challenging, interesting and a bit more compact than previous years,” said Kari Dawson, Real Racine events director. “We’re grateful to the […]

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Shopping and Summer Fun

You can shop ’til you drop all over the Burlington area this weekend. You’ll also find the area’s largest lakefront festival, summer music, 15th century sailing ships and a last chance at local live theater productions. Come along with Real Racine. Shop, shop, shop! When it comes to shopping, nobody will be able to beat […]

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Sunday Triathlon Traffic Delays Expected

Motorists should prepare for temporary traffic delays this Sunday (July 19) because of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. The event will bring more than 2,300 triathletes from around the world to compete in swimming, bicycling and running. Racine’s North Beach serves as the transition point among the activities. The first wave of competitors starts a […]

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Slide the City event canceled

Citing weaker than expected advance registration numbers, organizers of Slide the City on Monday officially canceled the Racine event that had been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 at North Beach Park. Scott Ward, event director at Slide the City LLC told Real Racine’s Kari Dawson that because of the poor advance showing, the company would […]

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Slide the City – on the bubble

Organizers of the Slide the City event, Salt Lake City-based Slide the City LLC, informed staff at Real Racine today (June 30) that they may cancel the Saturday, Aug. 8 event planned for Hoffert Drive at Racine’s North Beach Park. Organizers reported that only 374 people have registered for the Racine event. They had expected […]