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Race Walking Clinic

Race Walking Clinic @ Ken Combs Running Store Oct 15th 2016 with  Dave McGovern, and our race walk clinic participants on Saturday, October 15th.   We’d be looking to come and visit the store around 1:00pm or so that day.  So far, I have 19 participants registered. After Dave spends 5 or 10 minutes discussing the … Continue reading

Crescent Hill Reservoir Closes Temporarily

Spread the word! Crescent Hill Reservoir walking/jogging path will close on July 21. Will probably reopen mid-Sept. pic.twitter.com/WVEy47sXze — Mayor Greg Fischer (@louisvillemayor) July 14, 2014

RESULTS: 2014 St. Matthews Street Festival 5K

OFFICIAL RESULTS: St. Matthews Street Festival 5K Overall (17 MAY 2014) http://t.co/XbtPRWutNE via @racerxon2 #running — Ken Combs Running (@racerxon2) May 18, 2014

2014 St. Matthews Street Festival 5K

Join us for the 3rd Annual St. Matthews Street Festival 5K Walk/Run. This fun little race begins and ends in the parking lot of St. Matthews Baptist Church, where awards will be presented after the race. There will be lots of prizes and walkers are welcome! WHAT: 3rd Annual St. Matthews Street Festival 5K Walk/Run … Continue reading

NEW: Pearl Izumi Tops for Fall

The Infinity Softshell Jacket features a lightweight breathable, waterproof and windproof softshell fabric paired with a brushed back thermal fleece— ideal for cold, damp winter runs. ELITE Softshell Lite fabric front panels and back panels feature a breathable, waterproof and windproof laminate ELITE Thermal Fleece fabric side panels provide superior moisture transfer and warmth Full … Continue reading

NIH: On Sound Footing

Your feet are pretty small, considering they have to support the entire height and weight of your body. But they can cause big problems. So pay some attention to your feet. Each step you take involves a remarkably intricate network of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. That complexity—combined with all the weight they carry—accounts for … Continue reading

NPR: Top 10 Tips for Biking in Snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in the Louisville area that remains in effect through Sunday. NPR: Special to the BPP from Jill Homer in Juneau, Alaska People sometimes say, “Wow, riding a bike on snow — that’s great. But how does it work?” Snow-biking can be different from regular cycling, … Continue reading

FEATURE: Asics All-In-One Mitt ($38)

Seriously. Walking to work in downtown Louisville this morning with my pair of Asics mittens from Ken Combs Running Store, I couldn’t help but notice how everybody else appeared to be walking around like their hands were cold.

Blazing a Trail Back From Knee Pain

The Wall Street Journal: The Workout During the week, Mr. Halloran does a spin class, runs, and goes to Gyrotonic sessions. Every Tuesday Mr. Halloran sets aside an hour for his one-on-one session with a Gyrotonic instructor. Class starts with a series of rhythmic movements and breathing exercises. It typically transitions to exercises that work … Continue reading

How Endurance Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

The bad news is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report premature mortality as a public health issue – more potential life years lost translates not only into more potential danger for us and our families, but for the greater economy as well. But the good news is that it’s been shown again: … Continue reading

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