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Blue Cross Blue Shield & PFF Partner for Winter Warm Up

Friday, November 6, 2015
                    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Playmakers Fitness Foundation are joining forces to offer communities a Couch to 5K program as part of the successful Winter Warm Up. This free couch to 5K program is designed to motivate sedentary community members and families and give them a guided, structured opportunity to a...

Posted in: Fitness Foundation


'Tis The Season...For Partnerships

Monday, November 2, 2015
  It's that time of year when the Playmakers Fitness Foundation solidifies partnerships for 2016. We are very fortunate to team up with so many like minded companies to expand programming which meets our mission of helping the mid Michigan area Move More and Move Better! We have an exciting 2016 planned but there are a few programs that we're still looking for partners to help us provide opportunities for youth, seniors and adults. If you ...

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The Nature Conservancy receives grant from Playmakers Fitness Foundation

Monday, July 13, 2015
The Playmakers Fitness Foundation (PFF) is pleased to announce it has donated a $1,500 grant to the Nature Conservancy of Michigan. These funds were made available by Patagonia, and will support and protect land and water in both the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan. Playmakers Fitness Foundation Executive Director Marcy Kinzer said, “The Playmakers Fitness Foundation is thankful Patagonia helps us ‘give back’ to our com...

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May is Good Form Month

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
May is National Good Form Month and you can celebrate where it all began....Playmakers! To spread the word of the benefits of Good Form, there will be additional in-store classes, clinics in the community, and a Good Form Fun Run. Good Form Running, Walking and Movement have had such a huge impact on so many people it truly is a reason to celebrate. For a more detailed look at the Good Form events scheduled in May, click here.

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Subway signs on as title sponsor of Summer Trail Series

Sunday, March 1, 2015
The Subway Summer Trail Series is back and Subway has joined the FUN! Join Playmakers and Subway all summer long for three free fun runs/walks. Explore local parks and courses, Woldumar Nature Center, Falling Waters Trail and Haslett High School, and get out and stay healthy. Grab a friend and join the Subway Summer Trail Series Fun Run! Plus, complete all three Subway Summer Trail Series 5K's and you will receive an awesome gift from ...

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Feet and Fitness Day at Sparrow

Feet and Fitness Day at Sparrow

Thursday, February 26, 2015
SPRING is just around the corner . . .  and Playmakers and the Sparrow Hospital Guild have teamed up to bring you “Feet and Fitness at Sparrow”! We will have footwear, apparel and Good Form Walking and Running Clinics in the Atrium at the Sparrow Professional Building on Wednesday, March 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Meet with highly experienced Playmakers staff for shoe and insole fittings and e...

Posted in: Road Race & Triathlon


Playmakers Customer Appreciation Week

Monday, February 16, 2015
Thank you, Greater Lansing, for supporting Playmakers for the last 33 years! We appreciate every customer who has stopped by, shopped at Playmakers and ran or walked in a local event, thereby joining the Playmakers Family! For all of our loyal customers, Playmakers is offering our annual Customer Appreciation Week from February 23 through March 1. We will offer an additional 20% off on all sale merchandise at Playmakers.  In additional to...

Posted in: Road Race & Triathlon


2015 Children's Race Series Information

Thursday, January 1, 2015
Playmakers Kids Mile Series The 2015 Playmakers Kids Mile Series debuted on March 21with the Run for the House 10k/5k and Children's Races. The Race Series will continue with 7 events that conclude with the Sunday, October 4, Dinosaur Dash on the campus of MSU. Youngsters who complete five of the seven series events will be awarded a commemorative kids mile series item during the Playmakers Race Series Awards Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 12, beg...

Kids Running Club Finale a Success

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Once again the PFF teamed up with Meridian Township to offer a Kids Running Club. This fall, participants in 3rd-6th grade learned Good Form Running and explored the trails around Nancy Moore Park in Okemos. The 10 session program culminated in the KRC 3k run where kids, parents, family and friends got to share in the joy of running. A special thanks goes out to Amanda Dean who lead the club and Carolina Urrea who was a fantastic help! &...

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