Archive for April, 2012

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Run wYLd – Kaw Valley Young Life

Run wYLd – Kaw Valley Young Life 5K/10K

4/28/2012 – Shawnee Mission Park

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Run with the Huskies 5K

Run with the Huskies 5K

4/28/2012 – St. Joseph, MO

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

7th Street Stride for Life 5K

Stride for Life 5K

4/28/2012 -Kansas City, KS

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Run for Ronald 5K

Run for Ronald 5K

4/28/2012 – Topeka, KS

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Hilltop Hustle 5K

Hilltop Hustle 5K

4/28/2012 – Lawrence, KS

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Everyday Inspiration: Dianna Villigan

In my line of work I often hear, “You’re so inspiring.” I hear it being told to others and have it told to me. I find myself thinking, “I’m NO inspiration. I know so many others that are more inspiring to me.”

Being a part of the KCTC I’ve had the opportunity to see many types of runners and get READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Health Fairs/Wellness Events

This past weekend the track club was asked to help teach running safety at the Independence Safety Event. Ambassador Courtney Foster attended the event and spoke with participants on running safety and handed out free shoe tags.

Did you know the track club will come to your health and wellness events? Our ambassadors are working with companies across the city READ MORE »

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Running the Rails 4/21

Running the Rails

Osawatomie, KS -4/21/2012

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Monday Night Running Class Spotlight: Karen Owens

The Monday Night Running/Walking group is always inspiring and some of the stories are just too great not to share! Karen Owens started Lou’s class last year. She found out about the class through the Weight Watchers Walk It 5K. She felt like she did not really have a good foundation for running and thought it would be an opportunity READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

7/25/12 Lou and Sonja Joline

64 Anchor Dr.,Lake Tapawingo  (Enter off Highway 40.  Bear right ¼ mile.  Park on side of road away from the water.)

#816.228.3842

 

“Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you . . .”  Come celebrate Lou’s bday  tonight.  Come prepared to run and then take a dip in Lake Tapawingo before we start in on the song. READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

7/18/12 Mel Baldridge

4426 Sunrise Dr, KC MO 64123

#816.721.2827

 

Wow, here it is 4 months and 4 days after Pi Day, and we get to return to Mel’s home.  Is there some mathematical significance here???  Mathematics, schmathematics, we will have a great time as usual on these great top of the world streets and at Mel’s home afterward. 

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

7/11/12 Susan Robinette

6718 Vahalla Dr., Shawnee, KS,

913.449.9091

email:  susan.robinette224@gmail.com

(near 435 and Midland Dr.)

 

Let’s just keep on celebrating tonight.  The Shawnee hills are alive with the sound of our feet.  Enjoy every note.  Then let’s chow and watch for deer. READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

7/04/12 Maggie McCoy and John Anderson


4402 W 63rd Terrace

Prairie Village, KS 66208

#913.262.1873

 

Get in your run and your dinner at Maggie’s house tonight.  After dinner, we will go out on our street to watch the fireworks set off at the nearby country clubs.  Don’t miss this red white and blue WNR! You may want to bring a portable chair to watch READ MORE »

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Run for Mercy Results

Run for Mercy 5K/10K

April 7, 2012

Shawnee, KS

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Proper Running Form

To achieve proper running form, the goal is to run as smoothly and efficiently as you can. There are a few things that can be done help achieve that.

  • Run over you center of gravity.
  • Don’t lean too far forward or backward.
  • Try to keep your head up with your eyes on the horizontal.
  • Keep your arms bent at 90
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Monday, April 2, 2012

Brew to Brew Results

Brew to Brew 2012

Kansas City to Lawrence

4/1/2012

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