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The Voice-Tribune: Runner Fights Diabetes


Kevin Gose trains for his run across Kentucky to cure diabetes. (IMAGE/The Voice-Tribune)

The Voice-Tribune:

Kevin Gose, a high school English teacher and Cross Country coach for Bullitt Central High School, left his departing seniors with some words of wisdom a few weeks ago.

“If you have a belief, you should do something to demonstrate that belief if you truly believe it,” he said. “You’re seniors. It’s time to stop seeing the world as ‘I do what I want’ and as ‘I do what I want, but lets see what consequences come from that.’ Have some personal responsibility, and in that, you’ll create civic responsibility, because your life affects all these people around you. Even if it’s just your family, your choices affect them, directly or indirectly.”

Gose will take advantage of his summer vacation to teach by example as he makes his inaugural attempt to Run Across Kentucky … [Read more]



Independent We Stand: Why You Should Shop at Local Running Stores

By Alex Gladu, Community Manager, Independent We Stand

Whether you’re a casual jogger or a serious marathoner, you know how hard it can be to find the perfect pair of running shoes Continue reading

Girls on the Run Louisville Spring 2014 5K


Anyone who has been to a Girls on the Run 5k knows that it is unlike any other running event.

First and foremost, it is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a three month season of Girls on the Run programming.

By the day of the 5k, their enthusiasm is so unbridled that they are running around before the race!

The Girls on the Run Louisville 5K for Spring 2014 will be at Iroquois Park on Saturday, May 10.

The Louisville run will begin just south of Iroquois Amphitheater and proceed clockwise through the park, with the run consisting of a single loop through the lower section of the park.

WHO: Girl and boy runners (and walkers) of all ages
WHAT: Girls on the Run Louisville Spring 2014 5K
WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Click here to learn more about the Girls on the Run Louisville Spring 2014 5K

NEW: Cardinal Camo Run (29 MAR)

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Click above image to learn more about the 1st Annual Cardinal Camo Run now

The 1st Annual Cardinal Camo Run celebrates military and veteran students and their families.

All donations will directly benefit University of Louisville military and veteran students as they pursue their education through the Veteran Services Fund.

The Cardinal Camo Run is a family event consisting of a run/walk, family activities, stage programs, and optional lunch.

Join us for the 1st Annual Cardinal Camo Run to celebrate the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.

Click Here to learn more about the 1st Annual Cardinal Camo Run

[VOTE] Ken Combs Running to Win ‘The Indie’ 2013


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Ken Combs Running Store advances to semifinal voting for “The Indie” 2013 award!

Vote now and every day — free, quick, and easy — for your part to help Ken Combs Running Store win the 2013 Independent Small Business of the Year Award:


You’re committed not only to a life of physical fitness, but also to the economic fitness of your community through your support for independent small business.

Nominated to win the Independent Small Business 2013 award, Ken Combs Running Store has served the Louisville community for more than 30 years, creating local jobs essential to strengthening the national economy.

But that may be among the last of benefits that come to mind when you think of what Ken Combs Running Store means to you.

Because more important to you and many others may be how Ken Combs Running Store has spent more than three decades with a strict focus on helping you attain your personal fitness goals — from beginner to advanced — for a more rewarding lifestyle.

Vote for Ken Combs Running Store now to win Independent Small Business 2013 (AKA “The Indie”) and raise awareness about the world-class community we call home, dedicated to our mutual fitness.

Hurry: Semifinal voting ends December 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EDT — It’s free, quick, and easy for you to vote for Ken Combs Running Store to win “The Indie” 2013 once a day, every day, starting now!

Click here to vote now for Ken Combs Running Store to win “The Indie” 2013

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