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Support a good cause and get fit in the process

With up to 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed every year, The Michigan Parkinson Foundation, or MPF as it is sometimes known, is as valuable a resource as ever. Since the early 1980s, the organization’s primary focus has been…

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Three races across Michigan you won’t want to miss

Warm weather is finally here, which means the start of race season is upon us! While there are many races across the state worth participating in, we pulled together information on three of our favorites coming up this year. From…

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From Halloween Hustles to the Free Press Marathon: Your guide to races throughout Michigan this October

With the changing leaves and fall scenery, you’re likely to have a beautiful view while running a race this month. Whether you’re tackling all 26.2 miles of the Detroit Free Press Marathon, cheering on friends at the Zombie Dash, or…

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How to prevent dehydration at your next race

It’s no secret you need to be well hydrated to perform your best, but did you know that being hydrated for a run should start far before the gun fires on race day and continue long after you cross the…

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Kick off Thanksgiving right with one of these 11 great Turkey Trot races in Michigan

Each Thanksgiving Day, my wife and I join up with friends for one of our favorite rituals of the year. No, I’m not talking about the Thanksgiving feast — that comes several hours later — but rather the ritual of…

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Jared ‘The Subway Guy,’ Lansing Fitness Expo and Other Events Highlight Active Weekend in Michigan

“I’m ready!” That’s what Subway’s Jared Fogle told me yesterday regarding a 10K run being held at the Whirlpool Corp. headquarters in my neck of the woods. I’m not joining Jared in this 10K run — this gal will be…

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