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The May/June Edition of The Rundown E-newsletter is now Available!

June 9, 2018 by  
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The May/June edition of The Rundown E-Newsletter is now Available!  Read about the importance of the social benefits of running, meet Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) member Kayle Rice, and read Gale Fischer’s Father’s Day edition of “Another Runner’s Perspective.”  Meet our leadership team members, check out upcoming Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) events and find out […]

Registration is OPEN for the 2018 Priority Health Summer Safari Half and Full Marathon Training Program!

May 9, 2018 by  
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NEW AND IMPROVED FOR 2018!!! Registration is OPEN for the Priority Health Summer Safari Half and Full Marathon Training Program. The Priority Health Summer Safari is presented by Gazelle Sports and Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and has been designed for runners of all experience levels – whether you are looking to complete your first half or […]

Registration is OPEN for the Summer Session of the 2018 Fast Track 5k and 10k Training Program – Kalamazoo

May 2, 2018 by  
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As Summer approaches, are you seeking to run your first 5k, step up to the next 5k or 10k level, begin a speed work program or optimize your 5k or 10k performance?  Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 Kalamazoo Area Runners Fast Track 5k and 10k Training Program in Kalamazoo!!! Program Information Fast Track runs […]

The 2018 March/April Edition of The Rundown is Now Available!

April 5, 2018 by  
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Discover the mental benefits of the sport of running!  Meet our featured member, Eric Green and read Gale Fischer’s “Another Runner’s Perspective.” article.  Meet our new Board of Directors, peruse a recap of our Annual Banquet, Membership Meeting and Runner Recognition Awards Ceremony.  Check out the recipients of our Runner Recognition Awards! Learn more about […]

Registration is OPEN for the 2018 Kalamazoo Klassic 5k Run & Walk, 10k Run and Kids’ Klassic!

March 1, 2018 by  
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Registration for the 2018 Kalamazoo Klassic, Kids’ Klassic & Team Challenge is now OPEN! The 40th annual event, presented in partnership by Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and MRC Industries, Inc., will be held June 15th and 16th, 2018. What’s NEW for our 40th? Commemorative Finisher Medals Thanks to the generosity of Mercantile Bank, we are pleased […]

The January/February 2018 Edition of The Rundown E-Newsletter is Now Available!

January 24, 2018 by  
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Discover the physical health benefits of the sport of running!  Meet our featured member, Aimee Garrison, and read Gale Fischer’s “Another Runner’s Perspective.” article.  Learn more about upcoming events, programs and training runs, race discounts, service provider and merchant discounts and find out what’s NEW!  All this and more can be found in The Rundown! […]

Individualized Training Plans through the Lydiard Foundation Now Available to KAR members at a Discount!

December 9, 2017 by  
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Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) is pleased to introduce a NEW partnership with the Lydiard™ Foundation.   Through this unique partnership, members of KAR receive 20% off personalized Lydiard™ training programs available through the Running Wizard™ online training tool. About the Lydiard™ Foundation Training Programs The Lydiard™ Foundation is dedicated to preserving and promoting the work of Master […]

The November/December 2017 Edition of the Rundown is now Available!

November 25, 2017 by  
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The November/December 2017 edition of The Rundown is now Available! Learn how technology has transformed running, meet our featured member, Lisa Jasiak, and read Gale Fischer’s philosophical “Another Runners Perspective” article.  Check out upcoming Kalamazoo Area Runners events and programs, race, service provider and merchant discounts and more! Click here to view the November/December 2017 […]

Theresa Lockhart Memorial Group Run to be held November 15th

November 5, 2017 by  
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Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) will host an informal 4-mile run/walk on November 15, 2017 in memory of runner and KAR member Theresa Lockhart.  We invite you to join us at 6:00pm (check-in from 5:30 – 6:00pm) at the Portage YMCA (A-frame Building), 2900 W Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024, as we celebrate her life and love […]

The September/October 2017 Edition of The Rundown is now Available!

October 8, 2017 by  
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The September/October 2017 Edition of The Rundown is now Available!  Learn how the side effects of some antibiotics can impact your running, meet our featured member Brian Schneider and read Gale Fischer’s philosophical “Another Runners Perspective” article.   Check out upcoming events and programs,  race and service provider and merchant discounts and more! Click here to […]

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