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Jan 14

Photo of screws in running shoes to get traction on ice.

Winter running can be done outdoors - even on ice.

Snow Chains For Your Running Shoes - This technique will turn a discarded old pair of running shoes into your new favorite winter trainers. You’ll need an old pair of running shoes, a bag of three-eighth-inch hex head screws, a Sharpie and a drill or screwdriver. more (by Aaron Hersh, Dec 25, 2011, competitor.com)

Jan 6

Photo from the January 6, 2017 Bill Easton Classic Indoor Track Meet.

Winter running can be done indoors - fast. Scenes from the Bill Easton Classic at KU's Anschutz Pavilion.

Jan 5

RunLawrence's Thanksgiving Day 5K benefits numerous local youth running programs. Any running/fitness club at a public K-12 school in the Lawrence area may apply to receive support. To apply, fIll out the Request for Funding form. If you don't have Microsoft Word, open this pdf file and print out the form first, then fill out. Deadline is Jan 31.

Jan 3

Ten years ago - the Psycho Wyco Trail Races at Wyandotte County Lake Park. This year's event is Feb 25.

2007 Psycho Wyco trail races at Wyandotte County Lake Park.

Jan 2

For many people, working out and alcohol are closely linked. Sports teams and training partners celebrate victories, bemoan defeats or mark the end of training sessions with a beer or three. Beer, in fact, provides a substantial portion of some exercisers’ fluid intake after workouts.

Now two new studies suggest that exercise may well influence when and how much people drink. Drinking may even affect whether people exercise, and, the findings suggest, the interplay between exercise and alcohol could be a good thing. more (Gretchen Reynolds, NY Times, Dec 2, 2015)

Dec 30

The self-propelled in Lawrence will get out this weekend to celebrate the new year. Check the Coming Events schedule if you want to run on the road, on a trail, on a map, or ride a bike. Can anyone do all four?

New Years events for the self propelled in Lawrence.

 

Dec 20

So it was -4F Sunday. Dee went out and ran. What to wear if you wanted to join her? Here are two sources:

1. Runners World's plug-in-your-choices checklist, and
2. The Running Room's chart.

Chart on what to wear for winter running.

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Dec 3 Alternate Chili Run, 10M, Kansas City KS
Nov 26 MKA Rescue Run, 5K, Topeka
Nov 24 runLawrence Thanksgiving Day 5K, Lawrence

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New & renewed memberships for Jan 2017
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Jon King & Kathie Shump & Family
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