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2016 Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Runner Recognition Program – Nominations Due January 31, 2017

January 8, 2017 by  
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Is there a KAR member or other runner who has been a source of inspiration to you in your running?  How about a member who has made an exceptional comeback, overcame obstacles, shown incredible improvement or has demonstrated competitive excellence or volunteerism?  These categories and more are all part of the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Runner Recognition Program. The Runner Recognition Program is your opportunity to […]

Registration for the 2014 Beyond Marathon and Half marathon Training Program is now open!

December 5, 2013 by  
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UPDATE: ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED, BUT REGISTRATION IS STILL AVAILABLE IN PERSON PRIOR TO THE SATURDAY MORNING RUNS.  VISIT THE BEYOND WEBSITE AND CLICK ON THE SCHEDULE TAB/SNAPSHOT SCHEDULE FOR A LIST OF VENUES Beyond Program registration fee is still only $35.00. Must be a KAR member to register. KAR annual membership fee is $20.00 for individual and […]

2013 Summer Safari Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program

May 23, 2013 by  
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Registration is open for the 2013 Summer Safari Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program at http://gazellesafari.wordpress.com/.  Orientation will be held Thursday, June 13 at 6:00 pm at the Bronson Gilmore Center Auditorium.  The program consists of 18 weeks starting on June 22nd and ending on October 12th targeting Grand Rapids marathon and half marathon.  Training […]

Registration for the 2013 Fast Track 5k and 10k Training Program To Remain Open Through July 31, 2013

Kalamazoo Fast Track 5k & 10k Training Program Registration To Remain Open Through July 31, 2013.               The Kalamazoo Fast Track 5k and 10K training program offers three levels of track workouts designed to meet your goals whether beginner or experienced runner.  Led by experienced KAR coaches, the program targets the Peacock Strut 5k & 10k scheduled for September […]

NEW!!! Join the KAR Team at the Southwest Michigan First Catalyst Community Challenge at Borgess Run for the Health of It!

March 17, 2013 by  
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NEW! Kalamazoo Area Runners is pleased to announce we will be organizing half marathon and 5k teams (1 each) for the Southwest Michigan First Catalyst Community Challenge at the 2013 Borgess Run for the Health of It May 5, 2013!   Complete the form via the link below to indicate you would like to run on […]

Kalamazoo Area Runners Introduces New Discount Sponsorship with Pedal Bicycle!

January 12, 2013 by  
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Kalamazoo Area Runners is pleased to announce a new discount sponsor partnership for all our members who cross train by cycling!!! Pedal Bicycle, located at 611 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo now offers members of Kalamazoo Area Runners a 15% discount on accessories and apparel and preferred pricing on new bicycles.  For more information and store […]

Bronson Athletic Club Offers a $199 Initiation Fee and First Month Free (Primary Members) for 2013

January 5, 2013 by  
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BRONSON ATHLETIC CLUB Beginning January 1, 2013, KAR members may join Bronson Athletic Club for a $199 initiation fee , a deep discount off the regular initiation fee of $395, and receive the first month primary membership dues free.  For more information on joining, contact membership at 544-3200 or stop by and mention KAR.

In the Zone Offers Members of Kalamazoo Area Runners a 20% Discount on Metabolic Testing Beginning January 1, 2013.

December 9, 2012 by  
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How fast should you run your “easy” training runs?  How about your speedwork?   As you begin your winter training program, you may be asking yourself these questions.  Metabolic testing is a scientific and individualized methodology used to determine your appropriate training zones, for the most effective outcomes.  Kalamazoo Area Runners is pleased to announce Beginning […]

2012 – 2013 Beyond Half Marathon and Marathon Training is now OPEN

November 6, 2012 by  
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The Beyond Training Program is geared to the Boston and Kalamazoo Marathons and the Borgess Half Marathon. The 2012 – 2013 Beyond Training Program runs 17 weeks, starting January 5, 2013 and concludes with the Kalamazoo Marathon / Borgess Half Marathon on May 5, 2013. Place the launch date on your calendar. Orientation and Blast […]

Thank You to All Those Who Participated in the Inaugural Winter Blast Half Marathon and 5k!!!

September 28, 2012 by  
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For full results and a recap of the inaugural event,  visit www.portagewinterblast.wordpress.com.  

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