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Fit Minute – How to train for a 5K

video Thanks to the economic bust, running has become very popular again. It's one of the most inexpensive forms of exercise and you can do it virtually anywhere. Many beginner and expert runners like to work up to something like a 5K.

Back home, area runners recount marathon bomb experience

video In the wake of the marathon bombing runners from New Hanover County are back from Boston. Eleven marathoners from around the area took part in the race. After all that's happened, several we spoke with say they are glad to be home.

Donut Dash April 25

Join us for the second Wilmington Donut Dash presented by Young Life. This is an exciting event for serious runners, doughnut lovers and those looking to have a good time.

Quintiles Marathon Weekend sets registration record

Organizers of the 4th annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Landfall Realty on behalf of the community announced today that 3,000 runners have registered for the Full Marathon, Marathon Relay and Half Marathon.

Man bikes cross-country for a cause

videoHe's already run from coast to coast. Now, Chris Nicholas has his sights set on bigger goals.

Gallop before the gravy

video Runners laced up this morning for a 5k race called "Gallop for the Gravy." The race took off at the YMCA on Market Street and wrapped around Wilmington. Runners of all ages participated in the event, some running just for fun while others pushed themselves to finish first.

Want to join a free running club for kids?

Not many things in life are free. The New Hanover County K-12 Running Club is free though. Starting Monday, June 25th the club will meet every Monday. All school-aged children and teenagers who enjoy running are encouraged to attend.

City council approves fee on runners

City council unanimously approved a fee for runners who participate in city races. It also approved a fee schedule.

New fee would tax race runners in Wilmington

video Runners may soon have to shell out more cash for their hobby. The proposed fee is part of Wilmington's recommended budget for the upcoming year. It would require all city race participants to pay an extra dollar for each race they run.

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