Tip Of The Day

Avoid Skipping Recovery

Listening to your body is key to avoiding injury and burnout. Your body can actually grow stronger when you are at rest. The process of training includes workouts that are strategically placed along with rest days, which provides stimulation during the activity and recovery when you are at rest. If you are new to running, it is important not to push yourself to hard. Injuries can pop up when training advances too quickly. If your body is giving you warning signs, listen and take the extra time off so you can fully adjust and recover to meet your specific fitness needs.

11th Rakasha Vigil & 5K For Distraction Free Driving

WHO:
High school/college track teams, running clubs and community members of all ages who believe in healthy driving & healthy living.

WHAT:
The event is a campaign by the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation (www.shreyadixit.org) for building a distraction-free driving world.

WHY:
358 killed in traffic crashes on Minnesota roads in 2017
135 traffic deaths have already occurred by middle of June
100 days between Memorial Day & Labor Day are the deadliest days on Minnesota roads. (AAA)
Distracted driving alone is behind 20% of these fatalities (Minn. Dept. of Public Safety)
No one is immune to the threat, No one is safe.

Please register for the 11th Raksha Vigil and 5K Run/Walk to End Distracted Driving on Saturday, August 11, 2018. This is the foundation’s signature event. 

Event details and schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

7:30 a.m.   On-site Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5K Run - Timed with awards
9:00 a.m. - Vigil, Recognitions/Awards & The Pledge
10:00 a.m. - 5K Walk

Race Events
5K Walk and Run 
Race Weather and Climate
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Race Fees
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Race Registration
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