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Giving total body fitness a chance: Program appears to be working after three weeks

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
As appeared in the December 20, 2011, Lansing State Journal and published and at www.lsj.com by Tim Becker ( cmubecker@yahoo.com ) I tend to resist fads. I suspect I'm like most males in this respect, a true creature of habit. As in other aspects of my life, my approach to fitness is fairly routine and consistent. I run most days. That's it. Occasionally, I squeeze in a little core work. My midsection mocks my efforts. Working a demanding job a...

Posted in: Road Race & Triathlon


Resolution run a good way to start year: New Year's Eve race takes place all over country

Resolution run a good way to start year: New Year's Eve race takes place all over country

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
As appeared in the December 13, 2011, Lansing State Journal and at www.lsj.com by Ashleigh Lipsey ( LipseyA@michigan.gov ) The holiday season is upon us. Our smartwools are hung by the chimney with care, and training for spring marathons soon will be here. But before January rolls around and all the serious runners start thinking about training schedules, there's plenty of winter races to get everyone into the spirit. A personal favorite of min...

Posted in: Road Race & Triathlon


Playmakers receives award from Special Olympics

Playmakers receives award from Special Olympics

Saturday, December 10, 2011
Playmakers received one of two Outstanding Business awards for the state on Saturday, November 5, from Special Olympics of Michigan during its annual statewide Hall of Fame Banquet in Mount Pleasant. More than 300 people were in attendance. For the past 19 years, Playmakers has been raising money thru events and special programs. This year alone, the Autumn Classic run/walk and the Sponsor a Champ program raised $28,000 for Area 8 athletes. Are...

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