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Nutrition & Exercise

Valpo Parks Department Offers Youth Coed Volleyball

Parks-Dept-VB-Promo-1Kids will stay active during the winter months and have fun learning and playing volleyball. Register through the Valpo Parks Department, attend practices at the Boys & Girls Club with VU volleyball players instructing them, and play games on Saturdays at the Club. The 8 week program is a co-ed program separated into four leagues: 1st & 2nd Graders, 3rd & 4th Graders, 5th & 6th & 7th & 8th Graders. Rules will be modified to help kids have a great time learning volleyball or sharpening their skills while being successful. Teams will practice once a week on Wednesday or Thursday.  Practice begins January 5. Games are on Saturday afternoons and begin January 24. All practices and games will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Valparaiso at 354 Jefferson St.

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Opportunity Enterprises’ Runners Team Taking its Talents to Indy

logoOpportunity Enterprises is extremely excited to announce that its OE Runners Team will be traveling south in 2015 to participate in the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon. After 16 years of partner charity status with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the agency has decided to take their team in a different direction in order to create a new sense of excitement around this long-standing fundraiser, which typically raises over $100,000 each year for the clients of OE.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Briefs, November 14, 2014

EXM-Michaeleen-DoucleffHow do top trail runners ascend steep, gnarly grades for hours without exhausting and injuring themselves? Though it helps to train for years and have heaps of talent, proper technique and a smart strategy dramatically increase your speed on steep inclines.

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Shirts Still Available for 2014 Turkey Trot

2014-Turkey-Trot-Shirts-AvailableThe Valparaiso Turkey Trot is just weeks away! Join this year's 4,000 participants - register and secure your shirt today at

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Holds Saucony Triumph Launch Party

extra-mile-whoa-3Thirty degree weather does not stop some of Valpo’s finest athletes from going on a 3-mile fun run. Extra Mile Fitness Company held its Saucony Triumph Launch Party on the evening of Wednesday, November 12.

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Saucony Launch Party at Extra Mile

whoaCome be part of the Saucony Triumph Launch Party this Wednesday, November 12th at 6:00 p.m. We have lots to do on Wednesday at the Extra Mile! All paces welcome - route will be marked.

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Take Care of Your Feet this Winter with LBJI

rot2Winter is coming, but in Northwest Indiana that doesn't mean much for outside sports. Runners of all types can bee seen trudging along in the snow and heading out to races in the low temperatures that bombard the state.

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