The Door County Half Marathon is creeping closer to filling. Only 35 spots remain in the race, with less than 20 openings left in the Nicolet Bay 5k. The May 7 race is capped at 1,500 participants in the half marathon and 500 in the 5k. Last year’s caps were 1,200 and 400.
By Myles Dannhausen Jr.
Under gray skies and through a heavy mist Sunday afternoon, I ran farther than I ever have in my life. I was putting in my first “long run.” Twelve miles around the damp back roads of Baileys Harbor.
It was the end of my first week of serious training for the Cellcom Green [...]
A healthy lifestyle is more than just exercise and good nutrition. I think it’s being involved and helping other people. My parents are always doing things for other people, and they always stress teamwork – and that has helped me a great deal. Taking time out of your day for someone else is humbling. Also, I love my family more than anything. They keep me healthy and grounded when all else fails. My family, friends, faith, and community are my healthy lifestyle.
Finding time: “You need to be flexible,” Ankrum says of training while raising a family. “I had times when all I did was run, but I don’t have that intensity any more. I’ve learned to be creative with my workouts. I’ve been doing more cycling in recent years, more cross training. When my kids were small I ran with a red running stroller.”
Ellison Bay marathoner Wendi Ray pounded the pavement at the New York City Marathon on November 7, ranking among the top American women. Ray finished 22nd overall among women with a time of 2:39:15, a place that put her 6th among American women. Edna Kiplagat of Kenya finished 1st with a time of 2:28:20. [...]
The Door County Half Marathon is offering runners a great opportunity to help their favorite area non-profit with each step in the 2011 run in Peninsula State Park.
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When organizers tossed ideas around for the Door County Half Marathon over coffee at Al Johnson’s restaurant in 2007, they felt pretty confident they could attract experienced runners to an event on the Door Peninsula. What they didn’t anticipate is that the event would inspire so many Door County residents to take their life running [...]
Check out video from the 2010 Door County Half Marathon!
2010 Door County Half Marathon
James Akita of Elmhurst, IL took on his first 50-mile challenge at the Door County Fall 50 Oct. 23 – and won. Akita finished in just under 6 hours and 7 minutes, and looked no worse for the wear at the finish. Read more about the Fall 50 at ppulse.com.
Registration for the 4th annual Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k opened today, with a cap of 1,500 for the Half Marathon and 500 for the 5k. Last year’s race filled, so make plans early!