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This past weekend, the police officers of the Detroit Police Department ran side-by-side with local residents at a 5K running event. Called the “Run With the Cops, Not From Them” 5K, the event raised money for seriously ill children in the area. Events like this are just one of countless examples of how running can bring together people of all backgrounds, races, genders, nationalities, and ages.

Indeed, Americans in general love to run. More than 57 million Americans every year run or jog at least once, either in a race or by themselves. Americans who love to race can participate in the more than 700 marathons, 2,000 half-marathons, and 15,000 5K races held in the United States every year. More than half a million runners compete in a marathon every year as well. The full 26.2 mile stretch of a mara

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Running may not get the attention other sports do such as football or hockey but it is still one of the most popular sports in the United States. Just look at the numbers. More than 57 million Americans run or jog at least once a year. That’s nearly a sixth of the population. Nearly 740 marathons were held last year that saw over 500,000 participants. More than 2,000 half-marathons and 15,000 5K races are held every year as well. Needless to say, Americans can’t stay still for long.

As an exercise, running still reigns supreme as one of the country’s most popular form of aerobics. There are many benefits that come with running. Among many other things, running consistently is known to lower blood pressure, improve the cardiovascular system, build muscle mass (especially in the legs), and re

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Finding a Suitable Summer Camp for Your Child

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While it is important for children to grow academically, it is also important to keep them engaged in regular physical activity. Research shows that only 33 percent of children in the United States participate in regular physical exercise. Adolescence is a time where many lifelong habits form, and a youth who does not participate in exercise may lead an unhealthy life in the future.

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, your child needs some play time. One great way to boost your child’s physical fitness while stimulating their brain as well is by enrolling them in a summer camp. Joining approximately 11 million individuals who attend summer camp in the country, your child will bene

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Why Proper Pool Maintenance is So Gosh Darn Important

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You know what it is! It’s time to get in gear for outdoor-entertaining. That means lots of good people, good food, good drink, and good times by the pool. Oh yeah, about that.

While most people prepare for summer by losing weight or detoxing in order to look lean and mean in their swim wear, if you’re a pool owner, now is the time to begin prepping your pool for warmer weather. In fact, properly maintaining a pool is a year round job.

Pool maintenance may seem a bit overwhelming at first glance, however, it really isn’t that bad, especially if you take the time to break down the steps. Proper pool maintenance can save you both time and money in the long run. Keeping your pool’s systems running smoothly and keeping the water clean helps to ensure you and guests will have a cool, safe way to beat

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Why You Should Rent Bikes on Vacation

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Transportation on vacation can become expensive, with all the taxis and buses needed to get from point A to point B. Relying on public transportation in an unfamiliar city can be inconvenient for people who have trouble remembering schedules, as well. For people travelling without small children, bicycle rentals may solve these problems.

Bike rentals are a convenient way for vacationers to get around town. Many companies offer all-day rentals, allowing vacationers to see the sights without worrying about returning the bicycle within the hour. Some companies even allow guests to rent a bicycle for the duration of their trip, making planning impromptu outings more flexible.

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Elite Cheerleading Teams To Be Featured in New Movie

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Competitive cheerleading is an awe-inspiring, gravity-defying sport that offers its athletes a number of benefits. By attending tumbling classes and working with cheerleading coaches, cheerleaders often form close-knit bonds with their peers, participate in a healthy and challenging form of physical activity, demonstrate well-rounded qualities to prospective colleges, and more. But if you are part of an award-winning team, you may also have a chance to stand out even further: 30 of the United States’ elite competitive cheerleading teams were recently featured in a movie about their sport.

Produced by Fathom Events, a production company, and NFinity Athletic Corporation, which specializes in women’s a