Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last September, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank embarked on a quest to send an additional 1 million meals to families in need. The cost of that goal was $238,000. A little less than one year later, the Food Bank has raised more than half...

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Runners glow in the dark for charity

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

At 9:45 p.m. this Saturday, fluorescent blues, greens and pinks will illuminate Millennium Park. Trivium Racing is bringing their Glow in the Park run to Grand Rapids. Glow in the Park is a 5K where participants decorate themselves in glowing body...

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Catalyst Radio: Red Project's AIDS Walk on Oct. 13 to help fund projects such as needle exchange program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-05-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Grand Rapids Red Project, and its effort in prevention of and testing for HIV/AIDS and...

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Color Run creates colorful memories

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 08-08-2012 under OPINION

After months of planning, The Color Run finally arrived in Grand Rapids on Sunday. Over 10,000 runners and walkers lined up to run the 5k (3.1 miles) which winded through downtown. This race, like other fun runs, was not meant to be a timed,...

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Color Run comes to Grand Rapids, benefits local charity

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 06-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The Color Run will take place in downtown Grand Rapids on August 5. For the first time, Grand Rapidians will run the streets of downtown while getting doused with powdery color along the way. There's a different color at every kilometer and at...

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2009 Gazelle Sports Bridge Run

by (rickey)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under NEWS

At last Sunday's 2009 Gazelle Sports Bridge Run, runners followed scenic 5K and 10-mile routes along the Grand River and across several downtown bridges.  In the morning sunlight, observant athletes got early glimpses of ArtPrize entries...

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