Former Mich. man runs 8 marathons in 9 days: His advice on how to tune in to your run

Physically, it is something he never perceived possible. Even with his 21 years of training and experience as an ultra-marathoner. At 46-years-old, Brian Tate challenged his body to an amazing feat last month—he wanted to run eight marathons in nine days. Yes, that totals to 209.6 miles in less than two weeks. Anyone might respond in jaw-dropping awe. And not too much surprises Tate these days with his running, but this time he was shocked. “There is no physical way I can imagine that I … [Read more...]

Rochester Hometown Hustle 5k

The Rochester Community Schools Foundation is sponsoring its 8th annual 5K Fun Run on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Day of registration and pre-registered check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Administration Center. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. The "Hometown Hustle" will begin at the Rochester Community Schools Administration Center at 501 W. University and wind through the Rochester Municipal Park, along the Paint Creek Trail and down the Clinton River Trail, into downtown Rochester, and around the … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, I Need To Lose Weight!

Dear Crabby, I need to lose 50 pounds, but I just cannot seem to do it. Can you help me? Sincerely, Bob Beefcake Dear Mr. Beefcake, My battle is not with the fat demons that lurk about - I have other areas that need my attention - but I am very close to people who do battle those issues. Let's just pretend that Mrs. Crabby has battled with being overweight and has tried various weight loss programs through the years - purely for the sake of discussion, of course. I imagine if I were … [Read more...]