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Seasons Greetings! The December 2016 Edition of the NEW Rundown is Available!

December 24, 2016 by  
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Just in time for the holidays, the December 2016 Edition of The Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) e-newsletter, The Rundown, is now available.  Learn more about how millennials will fuel the next running boom, read Gale Fischer’s special holiday poem, “A Runner’s Christmas Stocking.” and learn about our featured member, Kristy Newman. This week’s edition is […]

Registration for the 2016/2017 Fast Track 5K and 10K Training Program is now OPEN!

November 29, 2016 by  
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Registration is now open for the 2016/2017 Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Fast Track 5K and 10K Training Program. The Fast Track program runs 9 weeks December 11, 2016 through February 19, 2017 (December 25 and January 1 is off for the holidays) and meets indoors at the WMU Read Fieldhouse and Rec Center on Sunday […]

The NEW Rundown is Now Available! Check Out the Redesigned November Edition!

November 23, 2016 by  
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NEW! The Rundown has a completely redesigned new look!  Check out the November edition, learn how to survive the injured list and meet our monthly featured member.  The Rundown includes upcoming KAR events and programs and three pages of service provider and merchant discounts. Click here to download the November 2016 edition of The Rundown

The 2017 Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program – Drop-Ins Welcome!

October 1, 2016 by  
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  Registration is now closed, however the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Beyond Training Program welcomes drop in guests to attend our supported training runs at a rate of  $5/KAR Members and $10 for non-member friends. NEW this year, guests may attend the first run for FREE (above fees apply for subsequent runs).  Drop in guests […]

Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) wishes to express our heartfelt condolences to the nine victims of the tragic cycling incident and their loved ones

June 11, 2016 by  
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Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) wishes to express our heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families and all those involved in the tragic incident that took the lives of five local cyclists, and injured four others.  We thank the public safety officials and other first responders who apprehended the driver and cared for those impacted. While […]

2017 Summer Session of the Fast Track 5k & 10k Training Program (Kalamazoo) – Registration is Closed – Drop Ins are Welcome!

May 14, 2016 by  
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Registration is now closed for the 2017 summer session of the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Fast Track 5k and 10k Training Program in Kalamazoo.  Drop in guests are welcome ($5 KAR Members/$10 Non-Member Friends). Drop-in guests must sign in upon arrival (see program director). We look forward to an exciting and rewarding season working with […]

2017 YMCA Healthy Kids & Family Run Registration is OPEN! Volunteers Needed!

May 8, 2016 by  
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2017 YMCA Healthy Kids/Family Run Sign Up by May 29, 2017 to pre-register and receive a t-shirt   Friday, June 2, 2017 Check in and late registration 4:45 – 5:30pm Warm-up and stretch – 5:45pm Tot Run – 5:55 pm One Mile Run – Immediately following Tot Run Portage West Middle School 7145 Moorsbridge Road, Portage […]

2017 Summer Safari Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program Registration is Closed – Drop-In’s Available!

May 7, 2016 by  
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Summer Safari Marathon and Full Marathon Training Program ***Registration for the 2017 Summer Safari Half and Full Marathon Training Program is now closed.   Runners may drop in for $15/run or purchase a punch card @ 4 runs for $50*** NEW, we are pleased to introduce an individualized approach to the 2017 Summer Safari Half […]

Registration for the 2016 Kalamazoo Klassic and Kids’ Klassic is now OPEN!

April 5, 2016 by  
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Registration for the 2016 Kalamazoo Klassic, Kids’ Klassic & Team Challenge is now OPEN!  The 38th annual event, presented in partnership by Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and MRC Industries, Inc., will be held June 17th and 18th, 2016. Click here for more information and registration. Experience the famous Maple Hill in the 10k race, cruise […]

Join the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure Team!

March 21, 2016 by  
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Susan G. Komen Foundation Southwest Michigan Race for the Cure Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:00am NEW LOCATION! Homer Stryker Field (Home of the Kalamazoo Growlers)  Join the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Team in the fight against breast cancer! Join the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Team at the Susan G. Komen Foundation Southwest Michigan Race […]

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