Effingham

Effingham

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I keep thinking I’ve worn shorts for the last time this year ... and then it gets warm again. We’ve got at least a few more days of shorts weather this year. Take advantage of it.
Here’s the list of upcoming races:

Weekend of Dec. 1-2:
Polar Paws

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Looking for a race this weekend or next? Here’s the list:

Weekend of Nov. 24-25:
Stuff ‘N Puff
This 5K race is on Saturday in Sullivan. This year the race starts and ends at Sullivan High School, and race proceeds will benefit the Sullivan-Okaw Valley cross country program. There’s also a 1-mile fun run.

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Have fun, all you Crazy K runners. Should be a great event.
Here’s the list of other runs and rides this weekend and next:

Weekend of Sept. 8-9:
Car-X Crazy K

The Fit List -- Isaac edition

The triathlon I was going to do this weekend has already been canceled. I’d suggest checking a race website or making a call before heading out to a race this weekend, just in case it’s rained out.
Hopefully the weather will hold out so some of these races can go off.

Weekend of Sept. 1-3:
Arthur Cheese Festival Rat Race

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Good luck to everyone running Howl at the Moon this weekend! Looks like you’ll have some nice cool weather.
Here’s what else is going on:

Weekend of Aug. 11-12:
SJO5K
This is a 5K run and walk and a kids 1K fun run in St. Joseph on Saturday. The race is a fundraiser for the St. Joseph middle school and high school cross country programs.

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Good luck to everyone doing the Champaign Park District Mini-tri on Saturday. I’ll be swimming this weekend at Evergreen Lake. The Fit List has runs, rides and tris coming up. Here’s the list:

Weekend of Aug. 4-5:
Two Rivers Century
This Kankakee County bicycle ride on Sunday offers six distances — 22, 47, 62, 80, 100 or 124 miles.

Effingham man injured trying to pass two semis

RURAL TOLONO — An Effingham man was injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in rural Tolono.

The Fit List

Running in high heels? Ouch! Not me. I’ll be running in regular running shoes along the lakeshore in Chicago Saturday morning. But if you want to give running in heels a try, head to Tuscola.
Here’s the list of races:

Weekend of June 9-10:
Marilyn Davidson High Heel Dash

The Fit List

It looks like we’ll have some awesome running weather this weekend. Lots of races to choose from, starting with a 5K this evening in Effingham.
Here’s the list:

Friday, June 1:
CASA’s 5K Night Run/Walk

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Run with Abe this weekend in Springfield, or compete in Champaign’s version of the Amazing Race next weekend. Here’s The Fit List:

Weekend of April 7-8:
Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon
This race on Saturday in Springfield runs past Lincoln’s home, his law office, the Old State Capitol, and his tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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