Free Hill Training Clinic on Monday, September 12th

Cindy Hart In preparation for the [2011 Nash Dash & Bash][1], Garry Gribble’s Running Sports is hosting the Nash Dash Hill Training Clinic on Monday, September 12th at 6:30pm at the Lawrence Running Sports location at 839 Massachusetts Street. Coach Steve Sell, a former Kansas High School Cross Country and Track ...

What a race! What a night! Bert Nash Dash and Bash was a thriller!

Jane Stevens

It's a tale best told in photos......and if you've got others, post them in the Commons section here or on the [Bert Nash Dash and Bash group page][1]! [1]:

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Rosie Kern

Our first Bert Nash Dash Bash was a great success. A **big thank you to everyone who participated - Runners, Volunteers, Sponsors, Music lovers...** Runners - your race results can be viewed on line at [][1] [1]:

Bert Nash Dash & Bash set for Saturday afternoon, will shutdown 600 block of Massachusetts with free public party

Jonathan Kealing

The 600 block of Massachusetts Street will be shut down Saturday afternoon and evening for a free public party, as well as the finish of a 5K and 10K run. The Bert Nash Dash and Bash benefits the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and will include the two runs, ...

5K & 10K Courses available online

Cindy Hart

Drumroll please......the courses are posted and available to download! Visit the [Bert Nash Dash & Bash][1] web site and check out how fun these [courses][2] are going to be! If you haven't [registered][3] yet, take time today and [get signed up today][4]. It's going to be a great event and ...

Bike 4 The Brain scheduled for Labor Day

Karrey Britt

Hey bicyclists! You can help raise awareness about mental illness by participating in Bike 4 The Brain. The fifth annual event will be Labor Day at [Johnson County Mental Health Center][1], 6000 Lamar, in Mission. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the event is at 8 a.m. Bicycling courses include ...

Participants describe Mental Health First Aid course as worthwhile, eye-opening

Karrey Britt

Most people know how to respond to physical health problems. If someone cuts a finger, he might need a Band-Aid. If the bleeding doesn’t stop, it likely will require a doctor’s visit and stitches. But what about mental health? If someone loses a job, can you tell if she is ...

Local band that's playing the Nash Dash & Bash recently appeared on major festival stage.

Cindy Hart

We want to send our congratulations to local band [Trucker][1] for winning the opportunity to play the renowned [Osheaga][2] festival in Montreal, Canada. It looks like they had an awesome experience! Thank you to [Trucker][3] for doing a great job of representing Lawrence at such an impressive event. We're very ...

Get from your couch to running a 5K in nine weeks. (And the Nash Dash is nine weeks away. So convenient!)

Cindy Hart

[Cool Running][1] has nine week training program to get you from your [couch to running a 5K][2]. In the article they state: *"You should ease into your running program gradually. In fact, the beginners' program we outline here is less of a running regimen than a walking and jogging program. ...

Training Programs

Runner's World has a great [section][1] on their web site about training for both 5K and 10K runs. [1]:,7123,s6-238-244-259-0,00.html

Never run a 5K or 10K but always wanted to? Sign up for the Nash Dash and make it happen!

Cindy Hart

We're just about 10 weeks away from one of the most [beautiful and challenging races in Lawrence][1]. That's plenty of time to start training even if you've never done a 5K or 10K before. This [article][2] from the July 2010 issue of Runner's World says: *"Nothing gets you cracking on ...

Web site is LIVE! Register now for one of the most beautiful runs of the year!

Cindy Hart

We're pleased to announce that the web site for the **[Nash Dash & Bash][1]** is up for your viewing pleasure! And we're very grateful for the incredible team at EDIS Design Group for all their work! There will be more information to come, but please check it out and get ...

Bert Nash celebrates 60 years of providing mental health services

Karrey Britt One in four American adults will suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder during the next year. Yet there’s still a stigma about mental health. Patricia Roach Smith, chief operating officer of [Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center][1], said she hears these words often: “It happens to other people. ...

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