Posts Tagged ‘running’

SEABOLD: The ‘bug’ has changed me — for the better

by Jeff Seabold Published: April 14,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Jeff Seabold, Mississippi, running

Years ago, I was bitten by this bug. It wasn’t serious, but it definitely had an effect on my life. I was in a spot where I was pretty — okay fine, I was very unhealthy and overweight. My former self of an athlete in my youth and high school years was long behind me. […] [...]

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Mississippi River Marathon hopes for growth in second year

by Clay Chandler Published: August 23,2013

Tags: Arkansas, fitness, Greenville, Lake Village, marathon, Mississippi River Marathon, running

The organizers of the Mississippi River Marathon in Greenville and Lake Village, Ark., are hoping to build on last February’s success. This was the first year for the marathon and half-marathon, which starts in Lake Village and ends in Greenville, but it still managed to attract more than 1,300 participants from 37 states and three […] [...]

UPDATE: Department of Justice, Boston police deny bombing arrest

by Ross Reily Published: April 17,2013

Tags: Boston marathon, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, running

UPDATE … The FBI said no arrests have been made in the Boston Marathon bombing, despite widespread earlier reports that a suspect was in custody in Monday’s deadly attack. Paul Bresson, a spokesman for the FBI, based in Washington, also pleaded with reporters to verify their information through “appropriate official channels” since inaccurate reporting can […] [...]

Contract awarded for ‘whistle stops’ along Tanglefoot Trail

by Associated Press Published: March 8,2013

Tags: build, builder, construction, fitness, health, hike, hiker, hiking, outdoors, run, runner, running, tourism, tourist, trail, visitor, walk, Walker, walking, whistle stops

PONTOTOC — A Thaxton company has been awarded a $319,000 contract to construct four “whistle stops” along the Tanglefoot Trail in north Mississippi. Karen Heintze, project manager for Three Rivers Planning and Development District, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Hooker Construction Company will build “whistle stops” at Ingomar, Ecru, Algoma and Houlka. “Whistle stops” […] [...]

Spurs nearly complete connecting trail with city’s downtown

HATTIESBURG — The pieces that will link downtown Hattiesburg and the Longleaf Trace finally are falling into place. The spurs that eventually will connect Kamper Park/Hattiesburg Zoo and the Hattiesburg Train Depot to the spear of the Trace nearly are complete. Construction on the main bike path-walkway that will run from just west of U.S. […] [...]

Keeping your resolution

>> New Year’s is the time to start fresh. It is the time we have to reinvent ourselves. This largely ceremonial journey is celebrated by almost half of Americans. I personally feel like almost everyone I know makes some sort of resolution. While the studies are not clear about the number of Americans making resolutions, […] [...]

Fleet Fit Keeps Ridgeland Fit

by Stephen McDill Published: January 8,2011

Tags: Fleet Feet, jogging, running, sports bras

RIDGELAND- Lesley McLin of Fleet Feet in Ridgeland has the scoop on everything from hydration to sports bras to the store’s running and walking support groups. Plus hear her top tip for advanced and aspiring runners. [...]

Delbert Talks Running

by Stephen McDill Published: January 8,2011

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, running

JACKSON- In anticipation of the 2011 Mississippi Blues Marathon, MBJ-TV stopped by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office to see why he is still running and not the campaign running either. [...]

Stinky Feet, Flowood

by Stephen McDill Published: January 5,2011

Tags: jogging, Mississippi Blues Marathon, running

FLOWOOD- Local athletic stores like Stinky Feet are gearing up for the 2011 Mississippi Blues Marathon. In this segment MBJ-TV learns about the importance of good footwear. [...]

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