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Gazelle Girl Race refreshes for 2015

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-12-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Registration is open and more than 800 women are already planning to run one of the Gazelle Girl races. The popular half marathon and 5k are set for Sunday April 19. The date moved around between the first and second years from a Saturday to a...

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Urban planner works to launch outdoor sports gear rental at affordable rates

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-30-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

When she moved from the East side of the state to enroll in classes at Grand Valley State University, Kendall Gilbert found more outside the classroom than she had bargained for.  Gilbert's original vision was to cultivate a sharing...

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Ski film premiere, fundraiser encourages girls to do more, be more in the outdoors

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 12-19-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

West Michigan’s local ski community with ties to Jackson Hole, WY has landed the ski film “Pretty Faces” to make a stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan on its national tour to inspire young female athletes to do more, be more....

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Good Form Running Clinic

by (Andreav8)

Submitted 08-19-2014 under

  Good Form Running Clinic Hosted by Gazelle Sports & Northern Physical Therapy  Gazelle Sports and Northern Physical Therapy will be hosting a Good Form Running Clinic on Tuesday, September 16 from 6:00-7:00pm. Participants will learn...

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Talking with the Experts: Gazelle Girl Training Tips from Metro Health Sports Medicine

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

It's February, and while we are months away from a spring thaw, many runners are in the thick of their winter training for spring races like April's Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k. The Rapidian, a sponsor of the upcoming Gazelle Girl,...

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Calvin College offers free lunchtime presentations throughout January

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-14-2014 under NEWS

This year's free January Series of lectures at Calvin College runs from January 8-28. The next noon lecture at Calvin College will be held today at 12:30 p.m. presented by Nicole Baker Fulgham. She will be discussing the topic of education...

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Ski film premier raises funds for youth mountain adventure learning, promotes helmet use

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 01-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ski enthusiasts mark your calendars: On Saturday, January 11 the Wealthy Theatre will premier Sherpas Cinema's "Into the Mind." With the same sweeping cinematography demonstrated in Sherpa’s 2011 film All.I.Can; “Into...

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Gazelle Girl 101 Race Series: Holiday training tips

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s that time of year again — when the holiday parties, plates of butter cookies and glasses of cabernet are the temptresses, singing to us like sirens on the rocks with their promises to smash the best laid plans for a workout or...

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Catalyst Radio: Adaptive Sports program at Mary Free Bed offers activity beyond rehab

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW We highlight in this edition of Catalyst Radio the Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports Department of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network. Joining us in...

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Kids Adventure Challenge Race Set for September 8

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

The second annual Kids Adventure Challenge presented by Gazelle Sports will take place Sunday, September 8th at 10am at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids. Last year’s inaugural Kids Adventure Challenge sold out with 500 participants and raised $2...

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