Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Running Boom

The Grand Rapids Press has a cool article today about how more and more people are taking up running in West Michigan and around country.  Read it here.

"While running has been popular for decades, it also has seen a boom in recent years for a number of reasons. From health and fitness to stress relief to the fact it’s cheap, all you need is a pair of shoes and a sidewalk and off you go.

According to RunningUSA.org, an estimated 467,000 people nationwide finished marathons in 2009, a 10 percent increase from ’08 and the largest bump in more than 25 years.

West Michigan races are seeing their numbers swell as well..."

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