Tag Archives: Halloween

Going on a zombie chase

A zombie chase is such a great way to celebrate Halloween. All ages can participate, and it’s fitness based instead of candy-oriented. At the inaugural event held over the weekend at Ouabache State Park, human runners wearing flag football-style belts … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: River City Rat Race!

By Colleen, age 12 On Sunday me and Mom and Ben ran the River City Rat Race. It was definitely cool because there were lots of people dressed up in costumes. Another cool thing about that race was that it finished … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Weight lifting

By Colleen, age 11 On Sunday I finished up my Youth Fit sessions and got approved to use the weight machines at the YMCA. The whole YMCA is now available to me! Before, it was just the aerobic machines. My … Continue reading

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Treat tradition defangs Halloween chomping

The kids and I still don’t know for sure whether we’re heading over to Manchester University this evening to trick or treat at “Haunted Garver,” Rowan’s dorm, or going candy hunting closer to home. We know what we’re doing tomorrow, … Continue reading

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A dietitian elaborates on controlling sweets

There is no doubt that I spend way too much time thinking about eating, but the more thought I give to the process, the better I get at it. With this in mind, I finally decided to ask dietitian Marcia … Continue reading

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