Tour de LaPorte
AUG. 25-27, Cummings Lodge, 350 Grangemouth Road, LaPorte. 219.326.2471. tourdelaporte.com. This annual bike ride, running and walking event features a half-marathon, 10K and 5K runs, 5K walks, a mini fun run for kids and distance cycling events. Proceeds benefit patients with cancer in the community.
10,000 Meters at Sunset
AUG. 26, 7:30 a.m., Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso. runsignup.com. A Calumet Region Striders Gold Cup Race and XYZ Trail Series Race, this 10K trail run winds through the Sunset Hill Farm County Park.
Introduction to Canoeing
AUG. 26, 9 a.m.-noon, Robinson Lake, Hobart. nwipa.org. Taught by American Canoe Association instructors, this on-water class will focus on the fundamentals of canoeing for both novice and experienced canoe paddlers.
Kouts Country Classic Road Race
AUG. 26, 8 a.m., Kouts High School, 302 E. College Ave., Kouts. 219.405.1452. koutsevents.com. This flat and fast 5K walk/run kicks off the annual Kouts Pork Fest.
Red, White, and Move with OSNI
AUG. 26, 9 a.m. race, Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Drive, Munster. 219.924.3300. raceentry.com. Hosted by Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana, this free event includes a 5K run/walk, health fair, yoga, a DJ and more.
Valpo Night Ride
AUG. 26, 9-10:30 p.m. registration; 11 p.m. ride, Butterfield Family Pavilion, Evans and Calumet avenues, Valparaiso. 219.462.5144. valpoparks.org. Participants can cycle under the stars during this safe, 15-mile night ride that begins and ends at the Butterfield Family Pavilion. Riders will enjoy a mid-ride snack at Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza and an after-ride party at the pavilion.
ONGOING, 6:35-7:05 p.m. Monday, Franciscan Health Fitness Centers Chesterton Campus, 810 Michael Drive, Chesterton. franciscanalliance.org/omni. This 30-minute strength class will tighten the abs and lower body through the use of a variety of equipment.
Greet the Day Yoga with Jo
THROUGH AUTUMN, 7-8:30 a.m., Harrison Park, Hohman Avenue and Waltham Street, Hammond. 219.853.6378. gohammond.com. Free and open to the public, these weekly yoga classes meet at the white gazebo. Attendees should bring their own mat.