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01/23/14
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YMCA 10k Training Team Makes a Difference for Local Runners

RichmondMom.com • Kim Cosby-Johnson has made the YMCA 10k Training Team a way of life for herself and her family, and they have forged connections with the program beyond their initial hopes.

Companies Take Advantage of 10k Bulk Registration

PULSE Blog • Many companies around RVA are using the Bulk Registration feature to get their employees fit, active, and ready for the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k.

The Rise of the Brown's Island Dam Walk

Richmond Outside • The Dam Walk can be the first step in opening the 'Richmond Riverfront experience' to so many more of RVA's residents and visitors.

Exercise, and Get Smarter While You're At It

TreeHugger.com • Physical activity and exercise can make people smarter and have a long-lasting positive effect on cognitive ability.

Bike-Related Bills in the General Assembly

Bikeable Richmond • The General Assembly recently convened for this year's session, and as usual there are a number of bicycling-related bills under consideration.

When It Comes to Walking, More Is Better

Reuters • People who walk enough to meet or exceed physical activity recommendations may be less likely to die early than those who only walk a little, new research shows.
Every Step to Sochi: The Wall Street Journal asked three contenders for spots on Team USA to measure their physical activity ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Click on the photo to learn more about the project and find out how many steps they took and get info on all other physical activity and calories they consumed over a period of seven days.

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