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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: Why Do My Child-Athlete's Heels Hurt?

    Podiastrist Dr. Randall Kline, Allied Bone & Joint, gives parents valuable insight into their child-athelte’s heel pain, causes, prevention and relief! Read on.

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    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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    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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    15 Years of Running with LOGAN

    10K, 5K, 1 mile fun walk and Family Fun Fest is all rolled into one great morning on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, coming Saturday, Aug. 4. 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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    Run for Wine or Whine for Run?

    Here’s a new event run in the heart of wine ounctry, in the heart of the season. Run the Vineyard 5K will be held on grounds at Lemon Creek Winery in Berrien Springs, MI, on Aug. 11. Read on.

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    It Always Feels Good to Run Wild

    Head out to St. Pat’s Park in South Bend on Aug. 18 for Running Wild 5K and 3K Wacky Scavenger Hunt. Trail running in the park! Dogs welcome for the 3K Walk only. Read on.

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    Quilt Ride is for All Levels, Ages

    Ride in quilted comfort as you tour Elkhart County’s “hidden gems” on 30-, 50-, 70-, or 100-mile bike routes on Aug. 18. 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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    Walk Your Heart Out!

    The Maple City Walk, coming up Sept. 15, is Indiana’s only marathon Walk. The also offers 10K and Half Marathon events. Read on.

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