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Looking for a Few Good Streakers

If you are a Michiana Streak runner, contact us! We’d love to hear your streak value, what your toughest runs were and what motivates you. Read On.

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    Stepping Into Better Health: Overuse Injuries of the Foot

    As mileage, speed or performance demands increase, biomechanical nuances can be accentuated, revealing areas of weakness or malalignment. In his most recent article, Dr. Randall Kline, a podiatrist with Allied Bone & Joint, reviews common overuse foot injuries in runners. Read on.

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    Sunburst Week: Be Ready to Beat the Heat

    With Michiana’s below average training temps this May, Dr. Linda Mansfield, Beacon Sports Medicine, reminds us all to take precautions to “pre-hydrate” and know the warning signs of heat illness. Read on.

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    Copy of Time for a Nutrition Form Check

    It’s Sunburst training season and time for a nutrition form check. Laura Jordan, registered dietitian for Beacon Health System, shares tips for timing and selecting your pre- and post-workout meals. Read on.

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    Fill Your Tank with Sticky Bites

    Chocolate and Sea Salt Sticky Bites are an athlete favorite for their one-bite combo of salty sweetness. From “Feed Zone Table, Family-Style Meals to Nourish Life & Sport,” available locally at Spin Zone. Read on.

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    Faith on the Run

    It took faith on the run for 18-year-old Chloe Davis to train for and complete her first half marathon. Read on.

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    Lake Max Triathlon

    It’s a beautiful triathlon—’nough said! Head out to Lake Max on Aug. 11 for an adult sprint triathlon, adult duathlon, and a kids’ triathlon. Read on.

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    3 for 3 Triathlon Goes Lime

    This year’s addition of free LimeBikes for use at the annual 3 for 3 Triathlon erases one more excuse not to try a tri. Yes, if you want to jump in on the fun of a pool swim (or kayak) triathlon but don’t have a bike, now’s your chance. Read on.

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    Calling All Kids!

    Calling all kids to the 14th annual United Credit Union Kids Triathlon at Potawatomi Park. A welcoming environment for kids to swim, run, ride and for parents to watch and cheer them on! Read on.

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    Optimist Tri—25 Years and Running . . . Riding and Swimming

    Train up for the USAT-certified Optimist Triathlon on June 30. Bring the kids, or even your kayak if you’re not too keen on getting in the water. Read on.

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    Tee it Up for Four Winds 5K

    Sign up for this unique chance to run or walk the rolling and scenic cart paths at Blackthorn Golf Club in South Bend. Read on.

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    Small Race, Big Run

    A hump day getaway—The Big Run 5K is planned for Wednesday, June 6 at 6pm on the Mishawaka Riverwalk. Read on.

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