Registration open for Hawk Hundred 100-mile, 50-mile and marathon trail races at Clinton State Park

Chris Wristen

Trail ultra-runners and marathoners will again flock to Lawrence when the [Hawk Hundred][1] returns for its third year on Sept. 14-15 at Clinton State Park. The Lawrence Trail Hawks launched the event in 2011 as an “old-school” 100-miler where runners provide their own aid, save for one aid station. It ...

Kansas Half Marathon Clinic - attend the clinic, sign up for the race, save with tonight's early bird registration!

HCA Intern

Come to the club room at the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tonight for the Kansas Half Marathon Clinic. You can learn how to properly replace your fluids and electrolytes after a run as well as how to incorporate sprint training in your preparation for the half marathon. ...

Kansas Half Marathon clinic: replacing your fluids and electrolytes, using sprint training to prepare for race

HCA Intern

Come to the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3/19) to learn more at the Kansas Half Marathon clinic. The clinic will be held in the club room. Plus, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the KHM at the early bird rate! http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/251474/

Have you signed up for the Glow Run?

HCA Intern

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/oct/25/243612/ Sign up to run or walk the Glow Run 5k today! Proceeds benefit Health Care Access Clinic. Click [here][1] to register. [1]: http://www.glowrun5k.com/ku.html

The Color Run Comes to Lawrence!!

Alicia Erickson

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/04/240660/ The Color Run motto is to have fun and run, no matter what “age, shape, size, or speed” a person may be. Throughout the run, brightly colored corn starch will be sprayed upon the runners when certain zones are reached. What could be more fun than joining your fellow ...

100 miles, 50 miles or marathon? Hawk Hundred offers them all

Chris Wristen

It takes only a step or two onto the 25 miles of North Shore Trails to find inspiration at Clinton Lake State Park. Maybe you spot a deer prancing through the forest. Perhaps it’s a hawk circling overhead. Maybe it’s simply the silence of being away from traffic, or the ...

TherapyWorks hosting free runner's clinic Saturday for community

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/oct/09/200141/ There will be a free runner’s clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at TherapyWorks, 1311 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 1000, and it's open to anyone. The clinic will offer a running gait analysis, screens for those who feel that they might benefit from physical therapy treatment, chair massages and ...

Eudora Horsethief Run

Paul Boone

Eudora High School Cross Country invites you out to participate in the Annual Horsethief 5K Run beginning in CPA Park, 9th and Main, Eudora. The race is held in honor of the early settlers of Eudora, members of the Central Protective Association, a division of the Anti-Horsethief Association. The race ...

Volunteers Needed for Running for Food, Running for Health

Lily Siebert

The first annual Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Fundraising Run is happening on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 AM. Not interested in running? No problem! You can volunteer! We are looking for lots of volunteers to staff our course to ensure a well-run (no pun intended) event. Volunteers ...

Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Run

Lily Siebert

Join us on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30am for an enjoyable race, fulfilling feast, and a delightful community event. Your participation in the event directly assists the Growing Food, Growing Health School Gardens at West Middle School, Sunset Hill Elementary, and Hillcrest Elementary. The scenic, shady certified 5k course will ...

5k to Fight Lyme Disease Coming Up!

DJ Hilding

This 5k race and fundraising event will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 6:00pm at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum near the YSI youth playing fields near the South Lawrence K-10 Traffic way. There will also be a 1 mile family fun walk. This flat and fast course runs along ...

Trail Hawks serve up a tasty half marathon

Chris Wristen

It’s hard to believe, but just one year ago I was on the fence about running my first half marathon. Fresh off of a 10-mile trail race in the snow — my longest race at the time — I hoped I was ready for a half marathon. The distance — ...

3rd Annual Love 2 Run-Lawrence 4-Mile set for Saturday, February 11th

DJ Hilding

The unique 4-mile, couples themed race will be held again this year on Saturday, February 11th, beginning at 9:00am. The race will start and end at Free State High school. This event allows you to team up with your loved one or friend and compete as a couple. Ages are ...

School marathon club sets the pace for getting kids excited about fitness

Lisa Horn

Local runner commits to Chicago Marathon — for a cause

Jonathan Kealing

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome affects between 1 in 10,000 and 1 in 30,000 people. By those statistics, somewhere between three and eight people in Lawrence are currently living with the syndrome. http://wellcommons.com/users/jkealing/photos/2011/sep/20/221169/ But just one Lawrence resident will be running in the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 9 as part of ...

For Karnazes, there's joy in the pain

Chris Wristen

http://wellcommons.com/users/cwrist/photos/2011/jun/29/216356/ KANSAS CITY, MO. — Rocky Balboa famously uttered the phrase “No pain!” in an effort to block out adversity while training during the classic boxing series. [Dean Karnazes][1], on the other hand, says “Bring it on!” The ultra runner — one of the United States’ premier endurance athletes — ...

Eudora Horsethief 5K Run approaching at a fast gallop!

Paul Boone

Eudora Cross Country Coaches and team present this year's Horsethief, featuring a USATF certified 5K course, fun post-race party in CPA park with music by Two-Much-Fun, unique awards in 5 year age groups, over $600 worth of certificates for awards, fantastic raffle prizes from local businesses, and a great opportunity ...

3rd Annual "small town BIG CAUSE" 5k runs/walks just around the corner!

Debrah Barr

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association announces the 3rd Annual "small town, BIG CAUSE" 5K runs and Walks that are held in Tonganoxie, Eudora, and Baldwin. Come on out and learn about the health benefits of the community wellness activities and the services provided in these communities by Lawrence Memorial Hospital, ...

Summer means fun in the sun, but watch for heat stroke!

Debrah Barr

HEAT STROKE Heat stroke is a form of hyperthermia, an abnormally elevated body temperature with accompanying physical and neurological symptoms. Heat stroke is a true medical emergency that can be fatal if not properly and promptly treated. The body normally generates heat as a result of metabolism, and is usually ...

Sunflower Marathon 5K Fun Run

Sunflowermarathonclub

Come out and support the Sunflower Elementary marathon club. Sunday May 15 at 1:00 pm. $10 a person ($12 on race day) $25 family max ($35 race day). Register at Clinton Lake Sports Complex Softball Fields. We will run around the arboretum/ jogging trail. We encourage everyone of all ages ...

Benefit yourself and a cause

Kristine Chapman

Running for nonprofits can be equally rewarding for both the runner and the organization. Catherine Decena Skinner, Assistant District Attorney for Douglas County, typically runs 5k’s every other weekend for different nonprofits around the Northeast Kansas area. “ I usually run with a group of girls, but I’m running this ...

Red Shoe Walk to raise awareness on domestic violence

Karrey Britt

**BY SARAH AYLWARD** In order to understand the trials and tribulations of others, we are often told to walk a mile in their shoes. [The Willow Domestic Violence Center][1] is asking community members to do just that during its first annual Red Shoe Walk and 5K on May 6 at ...

Red shoe walk/run to support Willow Domestic Violence Center

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/dec/03/203795/ The [Willow Domestic Violence Center][1] is having its first “Walk a Mile In Her Shoes: Red Shoe Walk and 5K” fundraiser. The event challenges women, children and men to walk a mile or run a 5K in support of survivors. Participants are encouraged to wear women’s shoes for the ...

What goes through the mind of a runner in a 50mile race?

Nick Lang

Few things in this world are as great as running for hours on end in the woods. Add on top of that, friends, food, beer, mountains, and beautiful vistas it's just about impossible to beat. Now multiply that by 3. Did you head explode? Mine did! http://www.flickr.com/photos/friegh/5613866688/ [3 Days of ...

Pi-Day River Rotation Half Marathon

Nick Lang

A race for nerds and pie lovers alike! * Race date: March 19, 2011 * Start time: 08:00 AM This race is put on by the local trail running group, [The Lawrence Trailhawks][1]. The race is not an official half marathon. But it will be officially fun. There will be ...

Train for your first 5K

Christy Little

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2011/feb/15/208059/ By Chansi Long Running can be intimidating. But with a little consistency, and a lot of determination, even the out-of-shape can train to run a 5k. A 5k race is 3.1 miles, and it’s a great distance for people who want to edge into running with a shorter race. ...

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Gena Milburn

Are there any road races in lawrence coming up?

Health Care Access clinic hires new assistant director

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/users/kbritt/photos/2010/nov/4/202046/ [Health Care Access clinic][1] has hired Kim Johnson as an assistant director. Johnson has a master’s degree in community health from Kansas University. She has worked 12 years in [KU’s Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management][2]. Nikki King, executive director, said two employees recently left the clinic: Shasta ...

Running form and the Shoe Industry: where do we go from here?

Nick Lang

So here's a set of great posts analyzing the history of running shoes/form. Discussing the merits of barefoot running, and trying to set a solid foundation for the argument between running form and the shoes you wear (or don't wear). Part 1: [Running form and the Shoe Industry: where do ...

Shoreline Shuffle Trail 5k

Nick Lang

http://wellcommons.com/users/fxdgear/photos/2010/sep/24/199170/ The Lawrence Trailhawks are having there Second Annual Shoreline Shuffle this Saturday (9/25) at 8:00 am. The race takes place on the North Shore Trails starting at campground 1. Checkout the [official Shoreline Shuffle][1] page for more details. Read this [blog post][2] for detailed description of the course! Look ...

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