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Earn Your Mittens (Kalamazoo Marathon) Challenge: A Brief History

The Earn Your Mittens Challenge encompasses running the Wisconsin Marathon on a Saturday, and the Kalamazoo Marathon the day after. There is also a Half and Half Challenge, where you can run the Wisconsin Half Marathon or the Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini Marathon (also known as the Indy Mini) on a Saturday and the Borgess …

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How To Volunteer At A Running Event: Marathons, 5Ks And More

Volunteering at any event is always an appreciated service. From charity to events to running events, everyone involved is highly appreciated by the community and generally feels fulfilled after a day’s work. But how can you get involved? Volunteers at running events take an array of roles. Whether it’s handing out water to runners, set-up …

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A History Of America’s Most Famous Marathons (Info & Results) 

There are over 1000 marathon events held every year in the United States, drawing over half a million participants in total. But which are the most famous marathons in America? What makes them so great? And who has celebrated victory at these races? Keep reading to find out.  Boston Marathon – Boston, Massachusetts The Boston …

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How To Tape Shin Splints

Shin splints, which also go by their medical term of medial tibial stress syndrome, is a very common occurrence in which bone tissues and muscles in the shin bones can become inflamed and irritated from strenuous exercise. Luckily, taping can help to alleviate pain and aid in the recovery process – but how do you …

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