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02/06/14
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USA Today Names Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k a Top Spring Race

USA Today • The Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k makes the cut because of the beauty of the course, all the great amenities, and the overall "ridiculously awesome race experience."

Running For Her Life

PULSE Blog • YMCA 10k Training Team coach Mary Anne Williams turned to running to deal with the stress of a cancer diagnosis, and the sport helped change her life.

'Fantastic' Dam Walk Shaping Up in Richmond

Richmond Times-Dispatch • The city of Richmond's plans to turn an industrial relic into a new walkway across the James River are starting to take shape.

A Class Where Recess Never Ends

New York Times • Exercise should be fun, and to prove it, some fitness centers have introduced 'recess' classes that make a trip to the gym more of a romp on the playground.

Local Attorney Challenges Herself in Open Water

Virginia Business • Richmond lawyer Courtney Paulk has won the Triple Crown, but her accomplishments have nothing to do with horse racing.

Signs Encouraging Employees to Take the Stairs Have Positive Benefits

Reuters • Better access to stairs in office buildings, as well as prompts reminding people to use them, might encourage workers to get more exercise, a new study suggests.
Cycling World Record: 102-year-old cyclist Robert Marchand recently set a new centenarian world record by cycling 26.9 kilometers (16.7 miles) around a velodrome in one hour. He also owned the previous record and showed that when your age hits triple digits, it's like riding a bike.

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