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Workout for free in the streets of downtown

Looking to work out on the cheap this weekend? You’re in luck. Head over to B Street, right in front of the Donut Bar (ironic, right?), between Sixth and Seventh avenues and you’ll find a plethora of free workouts to join in on throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event, hosted by the...SEE THE STORY

  • San Diego surfboard tradition stays strong

    San Diego surfboard tradition stays strong

    The San Diego surf scene has had lots of personalities over the decades. The city has been home to some founding fathers of surf culture. Woody Brown, Skeeter Malcolm, Jim “Mouse” Robb, Doc Paskowitz and others built their own surfboards and created a thriving surf culture that still stands strong....

  • Fit Friday: Low lunge

    Fit Friday: Low lunge

    Have tight hamstrings or tension in your hips? Lunge it out. This simple move goes deeper than your average lunge to give a great stretch to your hip flexors, groin muscles, hamstrings and core. The move is great for runners who need a deep stretch or for someone who has regular pain in their hips. ...

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Recreation

  • Get good shoes to avoid a run of trouble

    Get good shoes to avoid a run of trouble

    So there I stood, confused and intimidated by the sight of the massive shoe wall at the local footwear dealer. Truth be told, I am not a seasoned runner but I did know that my 2-year-old running shoes were taking a toll on my feet. The time for a new pair of shoes was now. This is an all-too-common...

  • Clairemont Surf Shop — it’s a family thing

    Clairemont Surf Shop — it’s a family thing

    Throw a rock in San Diego, and you’re bound to hit a surf shop. While our city has no shortage of destinations to buy surf wear and surfboards, not many of those locations can honestly say they have stayed true to the roots of being a real surf shop. Many shops at the beach have traded in their...

  • Bank on the San Diego Velodrome for fun

    Bank on the San Diego Velodrome for fun

    If you have ever spent any time wandering through the Midtown area, you have probably seen the Morley Field Sports Complex. This treasure has plentiful tennis courts, a public pool, baseball fields and a hidden gem in the heart of the Balboa Park complex: the San Diego Velodrome.I used to ride...

  • Time to step up your road bike game

    Time to step up your road bike game

    When is the last time you went on a long-distance bike ride? No, not from your house to the liquor store, I mean the kind of ride that takes you hours to finish and covers half the county. San Diego County is filled with hundreds of miles of roads that are perfect for bicycling so what are you...

  • Olympic dream ends on one wet day

    Olympic dream ends on one wet day

    Like many Olympic hopefuls, discus thrower not only trained hard, but worked to pay for his quest

Running

  • Race like a Marine at the BootCamp Challenge

    Race like a Marine at the BootCamp Challenge

    Oorah! It’s time to see how tough you are compared to the few, the proud, the Marines. The BootCamp Challenge, held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), is a 5K race with over 50 obstacles that give civilians a taste of Marine Corps boot camp. “BootCamp Challenge has become...

  • America’s Finest City Half Marathon takes off on Sunday

    America’s Finest City Half Marathon takes off on Sunday

    Rounding out the applauded Triple Crown Series (a trio of half-marathons including the Carlsbad Half Marathon and the La Jolla Half Marathon), running enthusiasts will take on America’s Finest City Half Marathon and break a sweat through Point Loma, down San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, through downtown...

  • Shine bright at the Color Run MLB All-Star 5K

    Shine bright at the Color Run MLB All-Star 5K

    The vibrant race is part of the MLB All-Star Week festivities on Sunday, July 10

  • Family ties run through national parks

    Family ties run through national parks

    After she finished high school, Amanda Gossard knew one thing for sure: She wasn’t going to work for the National Park Service. Her mother and father were Park Service rangers, and she’d spent her life in the parks. She was born at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and grew up in Death Valley...

  • Gray skies? Go for a run

    Gray skies? Go for a run

    So far, this late spring and early summer have not followed through with their promise of sunny days and warm weather. In fact it has been downright crummy lately. So how can you stay active in San Diego when beach days turn into stay-inside-and-watch-Netflix days? Don’t get sidetracked from your...

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