Posts Tagged ‘5k’

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When Embarrassment Is A Blessing

A few months ago, I got a call from my friend Rachel. “I saw that Detroit Chesed Project is looking for volunteers to help raise money for this charity by running in a marathon. Let’s do it,” Rachel said with excitement. All I could think of was how incredibly awful my running experiences had been…

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Run Strong Project founders Sara Plumstead and Amy Haenick.

Run Strong

Two women bond over running and beating anorexia and launch a business. Upon meeting at work, 40-something fitness instructors Amy Haenick and Sara Plumstead soon realized they had a lot in common, including supportive husbands, great children, college life at Michigan State, a commitment to physical fitness — and triumph over anorexia nervosa. Each woman…

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Ray Rebeck of West Bloomfield at last year’s Walk for Israel.

Celebrate The Jewish State

Annual Walk for Israel slated for May 6. The Metro Detroit community will celebrate the State of Israel on Sunday, May 6, beginning at noon, at the 13th annual Walk for Israel and 5K Family Fun Run. Thousands of Israel supporters will attend this community wide event with participants not only from the Jewish community…

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people running in 5k

Teens Race To Make A Difference

5K planned to help end teen substance abuse. Runners and walkers are invited to “Spring Into Action” in downtown Franklin May 19 at a 5K to help end teen substance abuse one step at a time. Led by the Youth Action Board (YAB) of the Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition (BBCC), the YAB’s goal is to…

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