Running

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Lake Michigan sports guide

Published Sept. 21, 2017

Take a walk - or a jog - along Milwaukee's lakefront in warm weather and you're likely to see a range of recreation, including water sports actually on Lake Michigan and terrestrial outdoor activities that just utilize the scenic, spacious shoreline. Here's a local lake sports guide.

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A Lake Week communion

Published Sept. 20, 2017

In honor of OnMilwaukee's Lake Week this week, I decided to commune with Lake Michigan the best way I know how these days: I went for a run.

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Where do you run, Milwaukee?

Published June 7, 2017

Everyone has their favorite places to run, based on a variety of factors including convenience, location and more. Here are my favorites around town. Tell us which Milwaukee routes inspire your best jogging times and distances.

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Your guide to the 2016 PNC Milwaukee Running Festival

Published Oct. 24, 2016

The 2016 PNC Milwaukee Running Festival takes over the town Nov. 5-6, and everyone from elite racers to novice joggers and supportive fans is invited to take part in the unique weekend that showcases the city and allows people to experience it in a healthy way.

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5 views from Lakeshore State Park

Published Aug. 9, 2016

With 22 acres of trails, picnic spots and gorgeous rocky beaches, Lakeshore State Park is certainly a winner. And that's not even including the incredible scenic views it offers of the city surrounding it. Here are just a few of its beautiful panoramas.

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5 stretches to help avoid running injuries

Published Aug. 8, 2016

As runners increase their training in advance of the Lake Michigan Marathon on Sept. 4, they also increase their chance of injuries. But a proper warmup and cool down can dramatically reduce the likelihood of injury. Here are some tips from Athletico Physical Therapy:

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People you'll meet on Oak Leaf Trail

Published July 20, 2016

Once partly old railroad rights of way, Milwaukee's 118-mile paved Oak Leaf Trail winds throughout the county and is used everyday by people of all sorts - whether to commute, to get exercise or just to have fun.

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Madison's Black Men Run makes history

Published July 17, 2016

History was made at the 2016 Pardeeville Triathlon last weekend, as Team Black Men Run out of Madison became the first African-American diabetic sprint triathlon team to finish a triathlon event, reports Madison365.

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First Cream Puff 5K to be held at State Fair Park

Published April 20, 2016

Would you be tempted to train for a 5K run if you were promised a cream puff at the end of the race? If so, you might be a fit for the brand new Cream Puff 5K at the Wisconsin State Fair Park.

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Health club guide

Published Jan. 27, 2016

If your new year's resolution was to get in shape or if you're just thinking it's time to get on the road to fitness, here's a tour of Cream City clubs.