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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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Great Service is Better Than Saving a Few Dollars

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by

Categories: Fitness, General, Running, Uncategorized

FITniche is chain of specialty running stores – developed an index that tracks the closing gap between online and brick and mortar store prices for America’s most popular running shoes.

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Ever Run FROM the Law? How About Run WITH the Law?

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

Categories: Fitness, Running, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The public is invited to come out and run, or walk, with members of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in the 2nd Annual Judd Jog Benefiting the United Way. Registration begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The race begins at 9:00 am. The 5K (3.1 miles) course is paved. It begins and […]

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Polk Sports Venue Spotlight: Lake Eva Park

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by

Categories: Basketball, Fitness, General, Swimming, Tennis, triathlon, Uncategorized

Each month, Catch Central Florida features sports venues across Polk County. Check out this month’s spotlight on Lake Eva Park. Then, look for June’s feature on The Lakeland Center. May is here, and summer is fast approaching with local citizens and tourists alike looking for something to do outdoors in the Florida sunshine.  If that […]

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Sports Central: November 30th, 2012

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by

Categories: Basketball, Cycling, Fitness, General, Golf, PGTV, Running, Swimming, Table Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Video

Event Links Florida Sports Foundation Senior State Games The Lakeland Center Hoops For Lakeland’s Finestest Charity Basketball Tournament Interviews: Mike LePan, Executive Director of The Lakeland Center Stephen Rodriguez, Vice President of the Florida Sports Foundation Nick Gandy, Director of Communications for the Florida Sports Foundation Michele Taylor, Hoops for Lakeland’s Finest Battalion Chief, James […]

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“Be Fly” on This Lakeland Guided Bike Tour

Posted on December 18th, 2012 by

Categories: Cycling, Fitness, General, Upcoming

Explore Downtown Lakeland in a new way with BeFly Bike Tours! Have you ever wanted to explore the beauty, art and culture the city has to offer other than by car or foot? That’s why proprietor Beth Geohagan created BeFly Bike Tours. Geohagan’s mission is to capture the cultural beauty of Lakeland and Polk County by […]

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Florida Senior Games Showcased a Great Display of Athleticism in Polk County

Posted on December 13th, 2012 by

Categories: Cycling, Fitness, General, Running, weightlifting

The 21st Annual Florida International Senior Games & State Championships came to a close Sunday with action in eight sports as more than 2,200, athletes age 50 and over, competed in 22 sports over the last nine days.  The 2012 Games served as a qualifier for the 2013 National Senior Games, to be held in […]

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