Issue 20 • January 2014Local Inspiration

Year After Year Friendship Keeps Us Running

Last July, I was in Nashville for 5 days with my family while my 10-year-old son’s team played in a baseball tournament. As I do in most cities when I travel, I explored the neighborhoods around our hotel on a morning run. My good friend and running partner Sara happened …

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Issue 19 • November 2013

“Tri”ing To Be More Than Mom

You see them a mile away, bounding down the run course toward the finish line. Their faces are beaming with the kind of smiles that move you to overlook the crustiness and ripe smell of a triathlete and to HUG them tightly. On September 29, 2013, at the Hammerhead Olympic/Sprint …

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Issue 19 • November 2013

November’s Product Reviews

Justin’s Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup If your sweet tooth didn’t pass with Halloween, try Justin’s Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, a classic chocolate /peanut butter candy upgraded with organic peanut butter and the highest quality fair trade chocolate.  You’ll find candy perfection with less sugar, less sodium and less …

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904's FittestIssue 19 • November 2013

904’s Fittest: Karel and Marni Sumbal

Athlete Profiles Name: Karel Sumbal Age: 37 Height: 5’7’’ Weight: 142 Birthdate: 9/22/76 PR’s and Personal Accomplishments: 2010, 2011 Pro 1,2 Florida Cup Series Champion 2006 Tour de Gila finisher Silver City, New Mexico US 100K classic (3x finisher) – best place 9th Athens Twilight Pro race finisher – 2x …

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Issue 19 • November 2013

Beyond The Sweet Spot

There’s a sweet change sweeping down the main drag of Atlantic beach town center, starting with Aaron Levine. Aaron’s easy to spot – baby strapped to his chest, two little ones around his legs, bags of fresh produce in arm. He carries a lot of weight these days. Aaron has …

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Issue 19 • November 2013

Don’t Just Spin Your Wheels

“Start to exhaust your tank!” “I know you’re tired, BUT DO IT ANYWAY!” “Dig deep and find it!” These sayings are what spin-goers at World Gym might call “Tiffanyisms”. They aren’t drill sergeant orders as much as bursts of encouragement. Encouraged is exactly how most people feel leaving Tiffany Langton’s …

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Issue 18 • October 2013

Keep Swimming

Peace and calm can be elusive when we pursue them ravenously. While some of us find peace in stillness, others have to work their way there while treading water. Finding a sense of calm when ocean waves are lapping against your neck can be especially difficult. For one swimmer, the …

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Issue 18 • October 2013

Product Reviews

Lululemon Bracer Sports Bra, available at Lululemon, Jacksonville Town Center I’m a lucky girl by most standards, fairly tall and petit frame. I consider myself fortunate enough to follow my favorite European trend, braless in a barely there tee. My clavicle happens to be more pronounced than my chest, so …

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904's FittestIssue 18 • October 2013

904’s Fittest: Sung Ho Choi AKA “Bruce”

Athlete Profile Full Name: Sung Ho Choi AKA “Bruce” Age: 37 Height: 5’10” Weight: 156 Birthdate: 2/28/76 Vo2 Max: 65.9 Personal Records The Iron Horse 100 Miler 16:43 Jacksonville Marathon 2:55 Bruce has completed over 100 marathons, over 35 ultra-races, finished the Chicago marathon 14 years in a row and …

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Issue 18 • October 2013

How to Outrun Zombies

So, you went and did it! You finally signed up for a zombie race. You have been reading about them forever now and thought, why not?!? Zombie Fitness: No Pain, No Pain One of the advantages of being a zombie is that you do not feel pain or fatigue. So …

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