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Nutrition & Exercise

Extra Mile Fitness Company Briefs: Turkey Trot 5k Beginner Training Program & Valpo Half Marathon Intermediate Training Program

heather2Turkey Trot 5K Beginner Training Program
Extra Mile Fitness Co. offers a Beginner Run Program for the Valparaiso Turkey Trot 5K. The program is open to everyone age 10 and up, all paces welcome, and no running experience is required. Group runs begin September 10, and will happen twice a week through Thanksgiving morning. RRCA Certified coaches will lead the group runs and send weekly training emails to all participants. Call out meetings at the Extra Mile, 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, on August 14 and August 28 at 6:00 p.m. Program fee is $55, includes registration and entry for the Valparaiso Turkey Trot 5K, race shirt, and Extra Mile tech shirt. The Turkey Trot benefits Porter Starke Services Foundation. Register for the program online at For more information, email Heather Henderlong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the store at (219)-286-3606.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company: Spikes & Programs

EXM-shopping-collageWing Ding Dash
Early Packet Pickup
July 28 at Extra Mile
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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WHAM Bike Ride set for Saturday, August 2nd

2014-WHAM-Bike-RideThe annual Whiting Hammond, Highland And Munster (WHAM) bike ride is set to take off at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake, 2324 Calumet Ave. in Hammond.

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Cross Country Spikes are Available at Extra Mile Fitness Company!

cross-trainer-shoesWe have a full line up of spikes and trainers to get you set for the XC season. Stop by and get fitted today!

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Valpo ATA Offers Deal on Intro Course at Porter County Fair

ata-fair-2014-1The Porter County Fair has had its best year in the four that the Valparaiso ATA Black Belt Academy has has a table, according to Jan Rubsam, owner.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company: 2014 Fall Programs Revealed


Our 2014 Fall Programs are all ready! Take a look below to see all that we have to offer and come and join us this fall.

Couch to 5k

Goal Event is Turkey Trot
August 21 ~ Call Out Meeting
September 8 ~ Program Begins

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2014 Northwest Indiana Registration Closes Tomorrow

mud-collageExcellent Weather Conditions
Race morning temperatures are expecting to be in the 60s and climbing to the upper 70s by the afternoon. Partly cloudy skies will contribute to near perfect conditions for a Mucking Good Time with you and your friends!

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