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The Galveston County Daily News: On The Run

September 24, 2016

On the Run

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5K, triathlon coming to Galveston this weekend

It’s a busy weekend on Galveston Island, with a downtown 5K race Saturday and a bayside triathlon scheduled for Sunday. Both are inclusive events that welcome participants of all abilities.

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Exercise good for your wallet and health
Posted: September 15, 2016

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association came up with a good one, or rather 2,500 of them. The study found that people who reached the recommended amount of exercise spent $2,500 less on health care than their less-exercising peers.

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Friday 09/09/2016
Just hours left to register for Daily News Press Run
Posted: September 09, 2016

Everything’s coming together for Saturday’s Galveston County Daily New Press Run, even some spectacular weather. All that’s left is to get a good night’s rest and hop on the shuttle bus in the morning.

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Thursday 09/01/2016
Fitbit program proving to be good for business
Posted: September 01, 2016

It’s no secret that staying active is good for mental and physical health, and now more and more companies are finding that it’s good for business, too.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Time for Press Run as September nears
Posted: August 25, 2016

As the summer winds down, runners start to ask themselves a different set of questions: How much longer until the first cold front? When are the next shoe updates coming out? And most importantly, am I ready to tackle the causeway?

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Friday 08/19/2016
Distance running events highlight Olympic finale
Posted: August 19, 2016

Even though the 2016 Olympics are almost over, there is still plenty of running to watch.

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Thursday 08/11/2016
Nighttime Sand Crab beach run a celestial experience
Posted: August 11, 2016

Runners who aren’t scared of the dark will have a rare treat Saturday night. They can run a 5K or a 10K while having a front-row seat for meteor showers that are expected to be the brightest in years.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Swim and triathlon clinics offer a workout for all types of runners
Posted: August 04, 2016

If doing a triathlon is three times as much fun as a footrace, next weekend will be five times as much with a competitive swim and sprint scheduled for Aug. 13 and a triathlon clinic on Aug. 14, both at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Get your shoes dirty for good cause
Posted: July 28, 2016

The Sandy Shoes Fun Run returns to Stewart Beach in Galveston on Aug. 6. The race benefits the Dennis B. Koi Cancer Treatment Fund, a charity which helps cancer patients who have financial needs.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
New race offers runners a night on the trails
Posted: July 21, 2016

Aug. 6 brings a new race to the county as the Night Moves trail run comes to Jack Brooks Park. The race offers a 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, all on the mountain biking trails at the Hitchcock park.

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