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GRFC finding its niche in the GR community

by (rodawolm)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

On the corner of Diamond Avenue and Fountain Street in the Midtown neighborhood of Grand Rapids sits Houseman Field, a recently renovated stadium owned by the Grand Rapids Public Schools. Built in 1923, the stadium has seen its share of sporting...

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Gazelle Girl Half Marathon Running Tips: Prevent overuse injuries by "rolling with it"

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

It's the high point of spring training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k and that means the potential for overuse injuries. In this informative Q&A, local physical therapist Scott Hadley shares his own personal running story and...

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Popular Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5k adds VIP amenities, caps race

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k, Michigan’s first women-­only half marathon, was born in 2013 to recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  With the third annual race scheduled for April 19, 2015, the organization is as...

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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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