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5:08 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Girls On The Run Delivers Lessons Beyond The Finish Line

Members of Girls on the Run - Calhoun County show off a motivational poster. The group's 5-K takes place on May 30 at Binder Park Zoo.
Credit Courtesy of Hope Grable

When you are training for a race, you are learning how to pace yourself, how to be calm, and how to deal with roadblocks. The same principles can easily be applied to daily life.

Just ask Emily and Sydney - two fourth graders who are members of the Calhoun County branch of Girls on The Run

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7:28 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Woman Makes Late Push to Win Kalamazoo Marathon Women's Race

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Melissa Gillette's husband Justin is two-time winner of marathon
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - There were two young children and daily chores awaiting Melissa Gillette, but for a few hours Sunday morning she said was able to enjoy herself.
7:19 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Man Who Won First Kalamazoo Marathon Wins Again

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Brian Reynolds won inaugural marathon in 2011. Indiana resident won the last two years
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Brian Reynolds wandered into a crowd of thousands shortly before noon Sunday looking for the first seat he could find, but what he found along the way was a big reason why he loves being a member of the Kalamazoo community.
6:49 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Kalamazoo Marathon Organizers Hope for More Than 8,000 Participants

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As of noon Wednesday more than 7,700 had signed up
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Workers continued to stuff volunteer gift bags with T-shirts and cow bells Monday and the parking and spectator fencing was being put into place around the Nazareth College campus Tuesday.
7:25 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Construction Causes Changes to This Year's Kalamazoo Marathon Course

Lead in text: 
More than 6,000 people have registered for this year's events
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The fourth running of the Kalamazoo Marathon will have some new scenery this year as the course will be a little different than the first three years. Runners will not have to endure the rather large hill on South Drake Road to get to Western Michigan University's Parkview Campus.

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