Articles in the ‘Recreation’ Category

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Twilight Criterium is Changing Course

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

Athens’ Twilight Criterium is returning  April 24 and 25, and it is bringing with it some exciting changes! While previous Twilight races took place in the historic center of Athens, construction on Clayton…

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Great ACTIVities for Seniors

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

We’ve written about everything from archery to yoga, bird-watching to walking … all of which are great activities for those who are over 50 years of age. Before I continue, though, I’d just…

Things to Consider Before Getting a Pet

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

With nicer weather approaching, many families may be wondering if now is the right time to welcome a four-legged friend into their home. “Animals are a great way to teach responsibility, get active,…

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Fishing for Food, Fun, and Fitness

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

It is tempting to begin this article by writing “I enjoy fishing.” In all truth, I do enjoy fishing, but I’ve only been fishing (as in, with a rod and reel and bait)…

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Always Running

December 21st, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

Dawson Frey likes to run and he does it a lot. The 13-year-old eighth grader at Oglethorpe Middle School basically runs all year. He runs on the cross country courses in the fall,…

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Effects of Winter Runs

December 21st, 2014 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

The sunny, cool days of fall are quickly fleeting, as Georgia begins to transition into the colder temperature months. I have reluctantly begun trading in my running shorts and t-shirts for thermal pants…

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Take Your Ride Inside

December 21st, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

As temperatures drop and daylight hours shorten, riding your bicycle outside may not be safe or comfortable. Keeping up your riding routine during the winter though is really important, though! Not only will…

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Fitness Classes for Seniors

December 21st, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

  Are you a senior who usually stays inside with minimal activity all winter? Do you know an older friend or family member who falls into this trap of inactivity? During the colder…

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Feline Fitness

December 20th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Have you ever seen a cat out for a run with its owner? Or playing Frisbee with children at the park? Probably not. But just because we have to play differently with our…

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Dress (and Plan) for Winter Success!

December 20th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Even here in the temperate climate of Athens, Georgia, weather conditions can change rapidly during the winter months, especially at night or at higher elevations.  Whether you and your family like to…