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Off and Running: Austin dad pens children’s book about running

Austin’s very own founder of the Runified Podcast, Matt Sorenson, has set off to reach a new goal beyond running. After welcoming children into their family, Sorenson and his wife wanted to share their hard-earned…
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Transformation Challenge: Busy parents find Orangetheory’s interval training a perfect fit

  Joel Druebert and Becca Smith are like many 40-something adults. They juggle busy careers, multiple kids and marriages. Physical fitness often takes back seat. So when Orangetheory Circle C announced its Transformation Challenge, Druebert…
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Austin High School basketball captain lends a hand with “Shoes for Two”

Austin High School senior and basketball captain Lucas Renfroe is not just assisting his teammates on the court this season, he’s lending a helping hand to those in need. Renfroe and his father, Mark, founded…
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Hundreds Turn Out for Circle C Turkey Trot

Hundreds of families, neighbors and friends participated in the annual Circle C Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Organizers estimate the turnout was close to the record 800 or so who turned out last year. Marshall…
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Austin to Boston: Four local runners take on the Boston Marathon

It’s the ultimate race for many distance runners… the Boston Marathon. Running the race is, perhaps, the easy part. Qualifying is the hard part. That’s what makes the Boston Marathon so unique and so appealing….
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Beyond the Bases goes beyond Austin

An idea to provide underprivileged kids with baseball equipment has turned into a non-profit organization that is helping kids all over the US and in the Dominican Republic. Not bad for an effort that started…
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Celebrate Spring Break at Blazer Tag

“This is the only good place for laser tag in Austin!” – Callie E. Keeping your kids entertained for an entire week while they are out for the holidays can be TOUGH! Luckily we have…
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Operation Enduring Respect: Local Non-Profit Takes Soldiers, Marines, Families to Football Games

Sgt. Ralph Flores spent 16 years in the United States Army. His career included three tours overseas in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait. All told, he spent years away from his family and his three teenage…
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Positive Coaching Alliance: Improving the culture surrounding youth sports

Article by Positive Coaching Alliance Central Texas Have you ever experienced a parent screaming at a referee during his kid’s soccer game? Have you ever watched a coach humiliate a child for making a mistake on…
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