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Entries in Dakotah! Sports and Fitness (2)


Popularity of endurance events push clubs to alter programming

Members of Dakotah! Sport and Fitness take part in a class for an endurance event.There is no doubt that the endurance race craze is here to stay. 

In addition to the extremely popular Tough Mudder with its incredible marketing and packed-to-the-gills entrants, there are similar events - but less taxing on the body - like the Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, triathlons, half marathons and others. A little down the ladder are “mini” events like the Rugged Maniac, local obstacle course races and 5K and 10Ks, to name a few.

It appears that individuals are looking for new challenges. Jumping over fire, running down muddy mountains, and going out for a few hours of miles and miles of running, biking and swimming are the new ways to push yourself.

With all the options out there, and more and more people hitting the gym and getting in shape, it is the natural progression that “boot camps,” group exercise classes and personal training specifically for these events are now being offered.

Read on for more.


IHRSA Member Profile: Dakotah! Sport and Fitness

Fitness clubs in in all shapes and sizes, offerings, and different clientele and employees. 

For Dakotah! Sport and Fitness, in many ways it is unlike most places you will step foot in. First off, it is owned and run by a local Sioux community, in Prior Lake, Minn. Inside the club the offerings are not unlike a small town - pool, ice rink, bowling alley, rock wall, deli, and much, much more.

And the amenities don't end there. Throughout the year Dakotah! hosts blood drives, a farmer's market and various races and events for members.

Read on to see what else this Minnesota gem has to offer.