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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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Moonlight Bootlegger 5K

by (TriviumRacing)

Submitted 07-21-2014 under

Just like our bootleggin’ ancestors, see if you can make it through the moonlit woods to get to the stompin’ grounds, where you can enjoy Piedmont Distillers’ moonshine and flatfoot it to live music.

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Changes in motion: how running transformed me

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 04-09-2014 under VOICES

Four months of training have passed and over 100 miles have been logged. As Sunday, April 13, quickly approaches, I have feelings of nervousness and anticipation. When I registered for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, I did so with the intention of...

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Gazelle Girl Race Series: Marathon Munchies

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

March Madness may be coming to a close, but for runners training for spring races, Marathon Madness is in full swing.  Eat, run, rest, repeat is the mantra for many gearing up for the starting line over the course of the next several weeks, and...

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Strength in numbers: Local runner shares her journey

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under VOICES

Stephanie Freriks Doublestein is, in a word, a powerhouse. She sits as Editor-in-Chief of Rapid Growth Media, is a mother of two young girls and has a love for running. Well, sort of. “By my senior year of high school, I really hated it. In...

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More than metal: Gazelle Girl celebrates VIP Charm Tour winner

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Cassidy Munger, a resident of Ada, Michigan, participated in the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon in 2013 alongside her sister, Johanna VanderWall. Munger's niece, Anaya VanderWall, lost her battle with SMA Type 1 Diabetes last year at the age of 1....

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Running because of fear: when the internal struggle is based on the external

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under OPINION

Mine is the story of a modern-day slave. I’m six-foot-two. When I began running three-ish years ago, I weighed approximately 225 pounds. Today I weigh around 180. In December of 2012, I weighed 150 pounds. The skin was stretched over my limbs...

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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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You've been served

by (lardiea)

Submitted 02-07-2014 under VOICES

The Rapidian is proud to present the winning essay from our Gazelle Girl writing contest. Amy Lardie will be racing in this spring's Gazelle Girl, and we wish her the best of success! As of January 2014, I became a member of the 40-44 year old...

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Running away from fear: the internal struggle

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under VOICES

Click "submit," I thought, staring at my computer screen. A few minutes went by until finally the haunting click of my keyboard mouse submitted my registration for the Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25K. I had no idea the journey I had...

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