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Exercise/Sports

Looking Forward to Spring

Nothing like the end of a bleak, cold, windy February to make a person’s thoughts turn to the upcoming racing season. Between the walking (hard work, I tell you, hard work), surgery in late December, and the weather, I’m way…
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Disabled? Want Sports Equipment?

Challenged Athletes Foundation is now accepting grant applications. If you’re disabled and want to get into sports, check out what CAF funded last year, and apply for a grant. Grant applications are due on December 1st.

Parachutists coming into the stadium

2011 Bolder Boulder

Another Memorial Day, which means another Bolder Boulder. The Bolder Boulder 10K isn’t just a race; it’s practically in its own time zone. It’s the third largest 10K in the US, with approximately 50,000 runners. It’s also one of the…
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Sponsor a Duck for EXPAND

Friends, I don’t usually use this space for proselytizing or fundraising, but please consider sponsoring a duck (or several ducks! They’re small! And cute!) to raise money for Boulder EXPAND. EXPAND’s wonderful programs provide recreational and athletic opportunities for people…
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Wheelchair Track & Field: High School

Via The 19th Floor, an article about wheelchair track and field at Minnesota high schools: Braun, a junior at Irondale, is one of six athletes statewide competing in the first track and field wheelchair division ever. He joins fellow pioneers…
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91-year-old bodybuilder

From the Guardian, via Krista at Stumptous: I am a 91-year-old bodybuilder: I stopped thinking about dying. As I approached 90, my focus was on getting my body back. In 2008, I signed up for my first championship.