MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and three nationally significant partners today announced Seeds of Native Health, a major philanthropic campaign to improve the nutrition of Native Americans across the country. The SMSC is committing $5 million to launch the campaign and plans to recruit other funding and strategic partners.
Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community invites triathletes of all abilities to its indoor triathlon at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness (DSF) on Saturday, April 18. Registration is now open for the event featuring a 7-minute swim, a 30-minute bike ride, and a 20-minute run/walk.
“Dakotah! Sport and Fitness started the indoor triathlon in 2002 to help local triathletes warm up for triathlon season,” DSF Director Tad Dunsworth said. “It also offers first-time triathletes a chance to get in winning shape.”
Shakopee, Minn. — The $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, the richest race of Canterbury Park’s 2015 season, will be run Saturday, Aug. 29. The one-mile turf race for 3-year-old thoroughbreds had originally been scheduled for Aug. 23 but Canterbury officials made the decision to change the date, allowing for the Mystic Lake Derby to be run on the same day as the Midwest Indian Horse Relay Championship as well as placing the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack’s premier horse race on a day that will be nationally prominent for fans of the sport.