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AT&T Dash for the Cash Contestant Selected for Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k

Sports Backers • Jackie Woods, a graduate student at VCU, has been selected at random from over 24,000 registered participants and will run for the $2,500 prize on race day.

Snow, Ice, and Wind No Issue for Bike Die-Hards

New York Times • In the depths of winter, NYC's Citi Bike program has become an urban survival sport, with ridership thinning but not disappearing.

Fitness on the Menu at Active RVA Luncheon • The second-annual Active RVA Awards luncheon honored over 60 schools and companies for being Active RVA Certified and also revealed the Richmond region's fitness grade.

'REV3 Rush' Brings New Race Format to RVA • 'REV3 Rush,' coming to the Richmond Raceway Complex in May, features amateur and youth racing, relays, and a professional event.

Not Your Mama's Gym Class

CNN • Reading, writing, arithmetic - and now, aerobics. But the gym class of Generation Wii might not be the one you remember from school.

Anthem Richmond Marathon Named a Great Race for New Runners

Forbes • The Forbes Travel Guide said the Anthem Richmond Marathon is a great introduction to the 26.2-mile distance and is perfect for the new (or renewed) athlete.
Romance Found on the Run: Since Valentine's Day is on Friday, love is in the air! To celebrate, Runner's World gathered photos and stories of couples who found romance in running. So take a look at the slideshow, and Happy Valentine's Day!

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