Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Improving the nation's health and well-being

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It's about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. At the Y, it's not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the inside as well as the outside.


Special Events


2018 Memorial Day/Law Day

Hosted by the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA and the 12th District Bar Association. Part of the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series and timed by Pickle Events, this event just keeps getting better every year. A beautiful run/walk around Robins Island right here in Willmar.  Race fee includes complimentary ticket to Dad's Belgian Waffle Feed


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2018 Results


2018 Turkey Leg 5K

Turkey Leg 5K Run 3.1mile run through the streets of Willmar, MN. Start and Finish at the YMCA. Walkers Welcome. Contact Leslie or visit Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series for more infromation or to volunteer.


2017 Results

Group Interests

Y Run, Bike and Walk Clubs

The Y currently has Running, Walking and Biking Groups meeting for weekly group runs, walks and rides. These groups are for everyone new and experienced! The goal is to have fun moving together and share tips, techniques and experiences along the way. No registration fee, just come share in the fun of a Y group run, walk or ride! Contact Leslie for more information on group schedules.

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