Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon In Raleigh To Benefit Jimmy V Foundation


This weekend will be filled with fun, family and friends, entertainment and most importantly– fitness! The very FIRST ever Raleigh Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon presented by WRAL is expected to have over 12,500 runners participate in this highly anticipated marathon. The event takes place this Sunday, April 13, 2014 beginning at 7 a.m. […]

Crank For A Cause In Raleigh To Benefit American Diabetes Association

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The annual stationary cycling challenge, Crank For A Cause, presented by Raleigh’s Crank Arm Brewery, will be an evening filled not only with exercise, but live bands, food, beer and much more.

Participants will ride as teams of up to 4, or as individuals for 4 hours. This […]

ZTA’s Annual Franklin 5K To Benefit Susan G. Komen, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center And Other Charities


The Theta Tau chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, a sorority chartered in 1979 at UNC, is hosting their annual Franklin 5k on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Consistently placing as either the first or second ZTA chapter in the nation, and winning UNC Panhellenic Chapter of the Year three out of the […]

UNC Dance Marathon To Benefit North Carolina Children’s Hospital

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Chances are, if you’ve been on the campus of UNC in the past few months, you’ve heard someone talking about the Dance Marathon and shouting about FTK (For the Kids- the motto of the marathon). Well, the long anticipated event is finally here! This 24-hour marathon benefits the patients and families of the NC […]

DOLE Shake It Up Summer Tour Stops At Charlotte Boys & Girls Club


The kids of Charlotte’s Marsh Road Boys & Girls Club are in for a treat on Thursday, May 24, because the DOLE Shake It Up tour is stopping by to provide yummy snacks and facilitate further donations. Charlotte is one of the special stops on Dole’s summer tour. The tour, which began in New […]

ABsolute Pilates In South Charlotte Offers Core Barre, Gyrotonic and more!

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ABsolute Pilates is absolutely fantastic! Whether you are a novice or an expert in fitness, ABsolute Pilates has you covered. They have a variety of offerings through their private and group trainings sessions, as well as certification courses. The studio is the Stott Pilates licensed training center for the Carolinas as well as the […]

NC Yoga Charlotte

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While in college, dare I say it – a staggering 30 years ago, I had to complete one phys-ed course to obtain my degree. Not at all sports-minded, as I still remain today, I acquiesced and signed up for an evening Yoga class. An old gym teacher type lead the group, sharing that she […]

Healthy Home Market Opens 5th Location In Charlotte

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Do specialty food stores where you can find healthier items with more variety tickle your fancy? If so, join Healthy Home Market on October 29th for its grand opening of their 5th store, located on Galleria Boulevard, near Sardis Road. HHM enthusiasts can be excited about the addition of a new location on this […]

Geocaching: High-Tech Treasure Hunting Fun For The Whole Family

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Remember the nostalgic games of child hood splendor such as hide and seek, hot and cold, and Marco polo? Games where finding a person or an object could be played for hours of merriment. Well here is a more technical updated version of such “games” that will interest the kids, and mom and dad, […]

The American Heart Association National Start Walking Day 2011


The American Heart Association has designated Wednesday, April 6th 2011 as National Start Walking Day. “Companies, organizations and individuals across America are encouraged to wear sneakers to work, take a 30 minute walk and pledge to live a heart healthy life.”

Always the first Wednesday of April, National Start Walking Day represents the annual […]

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