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Discount Sponsors


Unless otherwise indicated, please use the 4-digit 2019 KAR discount code when purchasing merchandise or services from discount sponsors.  The discount code is changed January 1 of each year, and is sent to the membership distribution via The Rundown newsletter, the monthly Discount Code & Sponsor email, as well as on membership welcome and renewal letters.  Below are our current discount sponsors:

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ARMOR PHYSICAL THERAPY (formerly AGILITY PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS PERFORMANCE)

KAR members receive $10 off specialty services at Armor Physical Therapy including:

  • Gait Analysis
  • Lactate threshold testing for heart rate monitor training
  • Biomechanical evaluation for orthotic recommendations
  • Lower quarter screen for proper posture and bike fit
  • Comprehensive musculoskeletal assessment and sport specific training program
  • E.A.K plyometric jump training program for performance enhancement and knee injury prevention

Visit www.armorpt.com for locations and contact information.

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ATHLETIC MENTORS

Athletic Mentors

Athletic Mentors, located in Richland, is offering KAR members the following coaching and metabolic testing discounts:

Run Coaching:  10% discount per month off monthly run coaching programs.  Start-up fees waived with a 3 month commitment.

Metabolic Test & Class:  20% off.  The regular price is $149. ($119 KAR price).  20% off private consults and all other ME Services.

The Metabolic Efficiency Class includes an ME Test, and a 2 hour training to teach how to understand your test results as well as how to train and eat to become more metabolically efficient.

For more information visit the Athletic Mentors website or call 664-6912.  Please use the standard KAR discount code when booking services.

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BAKER STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

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Baker Strength and Conditioning is owned and operated by Aaron Baker, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association with a Masters Degree in Coaching from Ohio University.  He has been in the Strength and Conditioning profession for approximately 7 years and has owned Baker Strength and Conditioning for 4 years.  He has coached at the collegiate level for Louisburg College, Kentucky Christian University, and TCU.  He has worked with athletes and runners of all different sports and abilities.  He became an an All State Track Runner at Constantine High School, an All-Conference Wide Receiver on his college football team, an All-Conference Triple Jumper on the Albion College track team, and has completed one full marathon and several half marathons.

His gym is located just south of Schoolcraft right off 131. It is a sessions based gym focusing on functional strength and conditioning.  He holds Personal Training sessions, Small Group (Adult) training sessions, and Athletic (MS/HS) Performance Sessions.

Baker Strength and Conditioning is offering KAR Members the initial required Movement/Assessment Session for free ($45 value) and the first training session, either personal training or small group session, for free ($15-$40 value).  

Baker Strength and Condition is located at 3952 W XY Ave, Schoolcraft, MI 49087.  To schedule a session or receive more information, call or text 269-816-3105.  Aaron can also be reached by email at coachbaker83@gmail.com. 

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BRONSON ATHLETIC CLUB

The Bronson Athletic Club is offering KAR members a the following:

$100 initiation fee (new members)

Free equipment orientation

Free 30 Pilates Reformer Intro

For more information on joining, contact membership at 544-3200 or stop by and mention KAR and the member discount code.

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CEREAL CITY ATHLETICS

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Cereal City Athletics is offering KAR members discounts on all of its 2019 events.   Visit the Cereal City Athletics website to learn more about Cereal City Athletics and to register for their 2019 events.  Cereal City Athletics uses the RunSignUp registration platform, so KAR membership will be automatically recognized.

2019 Events include:

Fat Fest Relays, February 22

Women Who Du, May 11

Ice Cream Century, June 1

Battle Creek Half Marathon, July 6

Cereal City Triathlon, July 27

Cereal City KIDS Triathlon, August 10

Chief’s Challenge, August 31

Tinsel Toes 5k, December 7

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CORE

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CORE is a tool for athletes of all levels.  They help create nutrition plans for training or big events.

CORE is providing the following for KAR members:

  • 25% off the Premium Plan
    • Single nutrition plan for a race or event
    • No limit on the number purchased with the discount
  • 25% off the Unlimited Subscription
    • 1-year subscription
    • As many Premium Plans as you would like

Special plans available for Boston & Kalamazoo Marathons.

Visit www.fuelthecore.com for more information.  To receive the deal, use the standard four-digit KAR discount code upon checkout.

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US CRYOTHERAPY – KALAMAZOO

US Cryotherapy

US Cryotherapy – Kalamazoo’s mission is to provide individuals with a safe and natural alternative to their health and wellness needs. Cryotherapy treatments can aid in fighting inflammation, pain, and promote faster recovery.

Services offered include:

  • True Whole Body Cryotherapy
  • Localized Cryotherapy Spot Treatments
  • NormaTec Compression
  • TheraGun Percussive Massage

US Cryotherapy is offering KAR members the following discounts: 

$30 Recovery Session with a race bib that is dated within 3 days of treatment

  • Session includes: 1 Whole Body Chamber Session, 1 Localized Spot Treatment, 10 min NormaTec Compression
  • Normally a cost of $55

15% Off Cryotherapy passes and packages in our center all the time

  • We would like them to use the KAR pin they use for entering races at purchase
  • Excluding CryoSkin 2.0 sessions and packages

$20 group chamber sessions if 8 or more members come together

  • Includes chamber session only, will have ability to add local, NormaTec or both for $5 each
  • Must schedule ahead of time.

For more information about US Cryotherapy visit their Facebook page or website:

facebook.com/uscryokalamazoo/

www.uscryotherapy.com

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DOWN DOG YOGA CENTER – KALAMAZOO

Down Dog Yoga Center

Down Dog Yoga, conveniently located in downtown Kalamazoo, is offering members of KAR the following benefits:

  • One FREE yoga class each year of KAR membership (to be used on date of choice for any weekly drop-in class).
  • $5 off a 5 Class Pack (normally $75 – only $70 for KAR members).
  • 15% off Down Dog Yoga Center merchandise

Please have annual KAR discount code at time of purchase.  For more information visit Down Dog Yoga Center online.

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Gazelle Sports

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Gazelle Sports, newly remodeled and conveniently located in downtown Kalamazoo, is offering 10% off regular priced footwear purchases year-round for all KAR Members!  Discount can be applied in-store only at this time.

Visit http://gazellesports.com or at their store locations for more information on available footwear.

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KALAMAZOO ATHLETIC WELLNESS

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The Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness Sports Massage Center is a sports minded massage facility.  Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness is southwest Michigan’s #1 provider of therapeutic and sports massage!  Their Sports Massage Center offers a full postural and gait analysis as part of your initial consultation.

You can use their convenient online scheduling at www.kzooathleticwellness.com, or call 269-373-1000 to schedule.  KAR members receive 50% off the Bronze Wellness Membership.

Cannot be combined with other discount offers.

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ORANGETHEORY FITNESS

Orangetheory Fitness offers heart-rate based interval training in a fun and energizing group environment. Orangetheory Fitness, located in Kalamazoo, is offering KAR members the following membership discount:  $10 discount per month off monthly membership. 

For more information about Orangetheory visit their website at www.orangetheoryfitness.com or stop in the Kalamazoo location to discuss membership and see how Orangetheory Fitness can help YOU become stronger!  When signing up for membership, mention that you are a member of Kalamazoo Area Runners to receive the discounted rate*.

*Discount is applicable to current and new Orangetheory members!  KAR discount cannot be applied if the member is already receiving a discounted membership rate.

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UCAN

UCAN offers nutritional options that provide steady energy without stimulants.  UCAN delivers a slow-release of complex carbs to steady your blood sugar and gives you steady, long lasting energy without the spike & crash.  UCAN’s one of a kind carbohydrate, SuperStarch® delivers a steady stream of glucose over several hours, making it an optimal fuel choice for distance runners or anyone who is active.

UCAN is providing KAR members the following discounts:

  • 10% online product discount
  • A 1-time 50% off + free shipping sample pack purchase

For more information about UCAN or to shop using the KAR discount visit their website: https://www.generationucan.com/

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WEST LAKE METAL WORKS

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West Lake Metal Works is a home-based steel and diamond plate design company in Portage, MI.  They have premade metal designs for sale as well as the ability to create custom made metal designs.  Products include medal hangers, bottle openers, wine racks, signs, key holders, and more.

KAR members receive 20% off any medal hangers.  Custom orders not included with discount.

Check out their inventory by visiting westlakemetalworks.com.

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YMCA OF BATTLE CREEK

Battle Creek YMCA

The Battle Creek YMCA is dedicated to strengthening the Battle Creek community while building strong minds and strong bodies. Located at 182 Capital Ave., NE, the Battle Creek YMCA is now offering a 15% membership discount to KAR members! Visit YMCA Battle Creek to learn more membership and use the 2019 KAR discount code when registering.