Go For The Gold Certified 5K, 3K Family Walk and Children’s races
Date and time: 8:30 a.m. to noon July 8.
Location: Silver Lake Pool, Seventh Street NE, Rochester.
Description: The event supports a local nonprofit Brighter Tomorrows, an outreach to families facing pediatric cancer. In addition to the races, there will be face painting, balloon animals, Star Wars characters, DJ, food and drinks! Strollers are welcome as well as pets, if kept on a leash.
Tickets: $ 12-$ 30.
The Hero’s Ride
Date and time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 15.
Location: Rochester Harley Davidson, 7180 U.S. Highway 14 East, Rochester.
Description: The 6th Annual “The Hero’s Ride” will once again start at Rochester Harley Davidson and end at the Rochester VFW where registered riders will enjoy a catered meal. This is a ride to remember Southeast Minnesota’s fallen military and law enforcement heroes. Ride averages around 140 miles with two stops between lots of curves, hilltops, valleys and rivers. All funds raised are donated to the DAV Chapter 28 and VFW Post 1215.
15th Annual RTAAF Golf Tournament
Date and time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21.
Location: Willow Creek Golf Course, 1700 48th St. SW.
Description: Golf event featuring four-person scramble, putting contest, more. Prizes, silent auction, meet Minnesota Vikings Marcus Sherels. Dinner follows golf. Proceeds support RT Autism Awareness Foundation.
Tickets: $ 90.
33rd Annual Gift of Life Golf Tournament
Date and time: 12:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 24.
Location: Rochester Golf & Country Club, 3100 Country Club Road SW.
Description: This event supports the Gift of Life Transplant House’s core mission in providing “A Home that Helps and Heals” for more than 4,600 patients and caregivers each year. This event allows you to have the opportunity to golf at one of Rochester’s finest golf courses.
Tickets: $ 150 per person, includes golf, cart, locker room, golfer gift, and award banquet.
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