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Nutrition & Exercise

Registration Still Open for United Way Valpo Half Marathon

unitedway portercountyUnited Way of Porter County (UWPC) is hosting its 5th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 9, with all race proceeds going to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led program holds fundraisers that benefit community youth self esteem programs.

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Beautiful Skies Make Majestic Star Dawn of the Dunes Marathon a Success

dawn-of-dunes-14-1The second annual Majestic Star Dawn of the Dunes Marathon took place on a beautiful Sunday morning at Marquette Park. The race hosts a marathon, half marathon, 5k run and walk, and a 1k kids fun run through the Gary location, which brought in around 700 runners from across the region.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Briefs, October 24, 2014

John-ArredondoOctober Staff Spotlight: John Arredondo
This month we feature John Arredondo, who teaches at Portage High School (Social Studies) and coaches Girls' Cross Country at Valparaiso High School.

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Register Today for the 2014 Valparaiso Turkey Trot, Hosted by Porter-Starke Services Foundation

turkey-trot-registration-2014Register today for one of the biggest races in Northwest Indiana - the 2014 Valparaiso Turkey Trot, hosted by Porter-Starke Services Foundation!

Early Bird Registration ends October 31, 2014!
Guarantee your t-shirt and register TODAY!
NEW THIS YEAR Race Capping at 4,000 participants!
Do not miss out on the largest race in Northwest Indiana!

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Four Days until Monster Dash 2014

Monster-Dash1K/Family Fun Run & 5K Race
Come join in on the Halloween fun with a 5K run and a 1K Family Fun Run! Come dressed as your favorite super hero, villain, fairy tale character.Hosted by Valpo Parks & the Fit City Council.

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Huff Call Out Meeting is October 16

2014-Huff-Trail-RunCall Out Meeting Thursday, October 16
Join in on the winter fun, as Extra Mile presents our 2nd Annual Huff Training Program

You can enter the event as an individual* for "one loop" [each loop is 10 mile], as a relay team [3 person teams] or for those ready to enter the Ultra World, as 50K Individual. Whatever your choice, EXMI will provide training plans, group runs, weekly emails, team tech shirt, motivation and inspiration. At the event, EXMI will have a team tent fully furnished with heater, grilled cheese sandwiches, snacks, changing area and "high fives" for finishing.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company: Race Day Nutrition is Essential

EXM-Race-Day-Nutrition-is-EssentialRace Day Nutrition is Essential
There have been many significant advancements in the endurance sports industry over the last four decades: footwear technology has improved, apparel and technical fibers are better than ever, and training philosophy is continually being refined. Even things like socks have changed tremendously! But perhaps nothing has changed as much as how we think about nutrition for endurance athletes.

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