For Your Health

For A Better Buckeye

Chad W.Lutz
Attention Athletes! Love is in the air this month. It’s time you fell in love with a healthy and active lifestyle that fits your fitness goals. Find heartwarming (and heart-healthy) events that will kick start your spring training or New Year’s diet into full swing.

Whether you’re a full-time pro, or just getting into the swing of things, these events offer a wide variety of competition for every age and level of athletic ability.

Running

6th Annual Blizzard Busters 5k Race/Walk, Ashland (02/05/2011)
Run With Your Heart Trail Challenge, Willoughby Hills (02/13/2011)
30th Annual Winter Run, Granville (02/13/2011)
25th Annual Chili Bowl Classic 5k, Cleveland (02/19/2011)
2011 Fight For Air Climb, Cincinnati (02/20/2011)
The Greene Goes Red 2 Mile, Beavercreek (02/26/2011)
2011 Last Chance For Boston, Dublin (02/27/2011)

Cycling

Southwest Ohio Indoor Time Trials, Centerville (02/13/2011)

Skiing

2011 Hope On The Slopes, Boston Mills (02/26/2011 – 02/27/2011)

Whether you’re a veteran looking to recapture old glory, an amateur looking to lace up and test your abilities, or a family looking for something active and exciting to do together, Ohio has a lot to offer. Can’t find what you’re looking for here? Check out www.active.com for a comprehensive list of Ohio’s athletic endeavors and be sure to check back in March for next month’s list of events.