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Polk Senior Games Registration Opens in January

Posted on December 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Basketball, Bowling, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Running, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Uncategorized

The 23rd Annual Polk Senior Games are scheduled for February 28 – March 16 and offer a two-week series of 99 athletic and recreational Olympic-style events. They attract nearly 2,500 men and women, 50 and over, with a variety of skills – the serious competitor, the fun at heart, the seasoned athlete, the late bloomer, […]

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Lakeland Runners Club Honored by Road Runners Club of America

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, Running

Road Runners Club of America has Designated Lakeland, Florida as a Runner Friendly Community® Lakeland has shown that they meet the program’s criteria, which includes community infrastructure, community support, and local government support for running. Lakeland has shown they have an infrastructure that can foster physical activity in a safe environment. They have a proven […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, Softball, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Central Florida Throwdown Date: Saturday, September 6 – Sunday, September 7 Venue:  SUN ‘n FUN, Lakeland – CrossFit Fenrir presents the Central Florida Throwdown, a fitness competition held in Lakeland that tests cardiovascular endurance, […]

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Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, Upcoming

LEGOLAND ® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9th & 10th. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. […]

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MOVE IT MOVEMENT Coming to LEGOLAND® Florida

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Fitness, General

LEGOLAND ® Florida plays host for a second consecutive year to Cartoon Network’s MOVE IT MOVEMENT Tour on August 9th & 10th. The summertime traveling event targets youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. […]

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20 Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day in Central Florida

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Baseball, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Paintball, Shooting, Uncategorized, Water Sports

Looking for a great gift or activity that your father will enjoy this year? Check out our list of 20 ideas for Father’s Day, and you’re sure to find something he’ll enjoy! TRAVEL DEALS: Be sure to check out our Central Florida Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org/travel-deals where you will find discounts for many of the places below. Click […]

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Sports Central: November 29, 2013

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by

Categories: Cycling, Fitness, General, Golf, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Video

Event Links Sunset and Symphony Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens  Interviews: Brian Ososky, Bok Tower Gardens Ray Duncan, Westgate River Ranch Jamie Roeper, Let’s Move Health & Fitness Sgt. James Ring, Lakeland Police Department Show Packages: WABA JUCO Baseball Showcase Running Tips with Dawn Decaminada Athlete Spotlight: Tim Crouch, Florida Southern golfer Show Sponsors: Florida […]

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Support the Tatas – Literally

Posted on October 29th, 2013 by

Categories: Fitness, Running, Uncategorized

Marathon training season is upon us, and here’s something to ponder if you’re a female runner: 3 out of every 4 women wear an ill-fitting bra. Give your girls the support they need, and find yourself a quality running bra. STAT. We hit up Richard Wills, owner of specialty running store FITniche for some tips on choosing […]

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Polk’s 1st Half Marathon is Next Month

Posted on October 11th, 2013 by

Categories: Fitness, Running, Upcoming

Get excited for the Publix Red Ribbon Half Marathon & Run! Building on InnerAct Alliance’s successful 20+ years of momentum in presenting one of the largest Red Ribbon Campaigns in the state, the popular Red Ribbon Run tradition continues with Polk County’s First and Only Half Marathon & Fun Run on Saturday, November 9, 2013. […]

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Tough Mudder Takes on Westgate River Ranch

Posted on October 8th, 2013 by

Categories: Fitness, General, Running, Upcoming

Approximately 13,000 participants will descend upon Westgate River Ranch the weekend of November 2 and 3 to participate in Tough Mudder, a 10+ mile obstacle course challenge designed to test participants’ strength, grit, stamina and camaraderie. Designed by British Special Forces, Tough Mudder features military-style obstacles such as “Funky Monkey,” greased-up incline and decline monkey […]

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