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RPM Race & Event Calendar

Click here for a comprehensive listing of Michiana's 2015 run, walk, ride, mountain bike, triathlon, adventure and fitness-related events calendar.




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(Click on race name to link to informational site)


6/13           Marine Mud Run

                   Mishawka, IN

                      5K marine-style mud run


6/14           Bike the Bend

                   South Bend, IN family ride


6/14-20     Michiana Bike to

                   Work Week

                   Throughout Michiana


6/27           Warsaw Sprint

                   Optimist Triathlon

                   Winona Lake, IN adult,

                       kids sprint triathlon


6/27           Studebaker Bendix

                   Trail Ride

                   South Bend, IN family ride


7/11           Run for the Res

                   Mishawaka, IN 5K, 1-mile


7/11           Kids' Triathlon

                   South Bend, IN ages 5-14


8/25           Urban Adventure


                   South Bend, IN family ride


8/1             LOGAN's Run

                   South Bend, IN 5K, 10K,

                       1-Mile Fun Walk,

                       Family FunFest


8/8             Lake Max Triathlon

                   Culver, IN adult,

                       kids sprint triathlon


8/15           Running Wild

                   South Bend, IN 5K, 3K walk


8/21-23     Tour de LaPorte

                   LaPorte, IN bike, run events


8/29           Barron Lake Triathlon

                     NIles, MI sprint, olympic,

                      kids tri, 5K run/walk


9/25-26     Fort 4 Fitness

                     Fort Wayne, IN Half

                      Marathon, 10K, 4-Mile,

                      Kids and Seniors marathons


10/31         Fall Frolic

                   Mishawaka, IN 10K, 5K, 2K,

                      Obstacale Course

pick up the pace.


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Distributed in many event race packets, at events and at drop locations throughout August a& September.












Lab tests you can order yourself

SBMF website makes lab tests available without a doctor's requisition -- great for athletes wondering about vitamin and mineral levels, even hydration. Read On


Flipping Back April-May 2015 issue

Flipping Back February-March feature stories

Unweighting Improves the Wait of Recovery

Hate to lose a registration

fee due to a blown hammy

mid-training? NASA technology brings us the AlterG Anti-Gravity treadmill which allows you to train while healing.

Read On...

Stress Fractures in Consideration

In the Feb.-March issue Dr. Will Stevenson, OSMC orthopaedic surgeon, discusses the recognition, care and prevention of stress fractures.

   "While treatment may be to stop the activity altogether, if the issue is caught early, it may be a matter of reducing the repetitive activity or even changing footwear."

Read On . . .


Flipping Back December-January feature stories

Plantar faciitis frustrations? Read on in the Dec.-Jan. issue. Read On...

Q & A

Flipping Back October- November feature stories

Oct.-Nov. 2014

Curl Up in Your Drawer Full of t-shirts

Cindy Diamond may have just the answer to your drawer full of race shirts with a special quilt design, pillow "talk" and great pricing for the holidays. Read More

Oct.-Nov. 2014

Let's Go Fitness Center Opens

RPM contributor Dan Vukmirovich as recently opened Let's Go Fitness Center in Mishawaka.

 Read More

Oct.-Nov. 2014

Steve Peterson Opens Two Rivers Running Company

Located next door to Steve's Elkhart bicycle Shop, the new specialty running shoe store in downtown Elkhart gives Elkhart County residents a nearby option for shoes and running gear. Read More


Oct.-Nov. 2014

Rollin' Along: Use your foam roller to mimic a deep-tissue massage

Dan Vukmirovich demonstrates key foam rolling release points. Read More.


Oct.-Nov. 2014

Steve-o Earns His Wings

Amy Kuitse shares a

heart-felt tribute to Steve Smith, remembering his loyalty, friendship and no-fear mindset. Read More


Tim Legge

Beyond the Ironman Finish Line

So what’s it like to race in Kona? It’s hot, windy and daunting really—but it is a place like no other on a Saturday in October.

Read On...