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Fitness Advice from a 75-year old Distance Runner

The Motivation for Dr. Hank Williford to Compete in 65 triathlons and Hundreds of 5K's.

Dr. Hank Williford is a Professor Emeritus at Auburn University Montgomery.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a certified exercise physiologist.  He has completed over 65 triathlons and several hundred runs from 5K’s to marathon. As a high school biology teacher at Pinson Valley, Alabama he coached wrestling, and his teams won three consecutive…

Montgomery First Lady Tamika Reed Joins David Lamb on Alabama News Rising

Move Montgomery to hold Inaugural 5K Turkey Gobble Wobble

Montgomery First Lady Tamika Reed leads Move Montgomery, an initiative that promotes health and wellness in the River Region. The day after Thanksgiving Move, Montgomery will hold a 5K . Reed joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss the Gobble Wobble 5K and why health and wellness is such a passion. Categories: Health Matters, Montgomery Metro, News Tags:…

Joy to Life Foundation 19th Annual Walk of Life

Thousands of people were in Downtown Montgomery today for the Walk of Life. The event is hosted by Joy to Life Foundation and is the organizations main fund raiser. Joy to Life has one mission, to provide free breast cancer screenings and mammograms to underserved women in Alabama. Since its creation in 2001, Joy to Life Foundation has provided nearly 100,000…

Runners Gear up for the Montgomery Half Marathon

Registration is today for the Montgomery Half Marathon. The race begins at 7AM at Biscuits Stadium. There will be no race-day registration so for those interested in running or walking tomorrow, you must get to the stadium by 8pm today to register. Registered runners received a goody bag full of cool gear commemorating the event such as stainless steel cups…

Paint the Park for Jody 5K Color Fun Run

People in Wetumpka ran a 5k today to raise scholarship money.  Paint the Park for Jody is an annual run to raise money for scholarships in honor of a Wetumpka high school student who died in 2014. The Jody Marie Sanford Memorial Scholarship Fund provides four Elmore County students with $1,ooo Scholarships. For more information on how to apply for…