More Than a Marathon

More Than a Marathon

By Joey Lee The Mississippi River Marathon offers the only marathon in the Mississippi Delta and a variety of opportunities that no other race in the world can offer. Our goal is first, for people across the nation, especially in Delta communities, to get excited about healthy lifestyles by supporting and participating in our running events. Second, this marathon was created to help all children receive an excellent education by donating Read more »
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November 21, 2014
Managing Diabetes: A Prescription for Getting Active

Managing Diabetes: A Prescription for Getting Active

In 2012, Mississippi ranked second in the nation for overall diabetes cases with over 276,000 adult Mississippians suffering from type 2 diabetes. That’s 12.5% of adults in the state. Left unchecked, diabetes can cause complications that can lead to lower extremity amputations, kidney failure, blindness, heart disease and death. But the fact is diabetes is preventable, treatable and manageable. The most important steps a person can take toward conquering diabetes Read more »
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November 21, 2014
Ride Across Mississippi

Ride Across Mississippi

By Joey Lee People visit Mississippi for a wide variety of reasons, some come to enjoy the Delta Blues, some come for the history and we even get several thousand “Active Sports Tourists” each year for the Blues Marathon. If one man has his way, soon each year we’ll have thousands coming to ride the length of the state over several days on their bicycles. The ride across Mississippi is the dream Read more »
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September 22, 2014
BUILDING A BETTER BIKE

BUILDING A BETTER BIKE

Think of the proverbial mousetrap…After all the years and creative efforts to find a better design for “eliminating” the perpetually unpopular pests, for financial reasons, many of us still opt for the traditional spring trap and a generous chunk of cheese for household mouse control. Not so in the world of bicycles. As cycling continues to grow in popularity, for fun, fitness and basic transportation, there are several viable advances Read more »
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September 17, 2014
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