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Local Running Group Seeks to Break Top Myths about Marathon Running

Provided by USAFit Woodbridge With National Running Day just around the corner on June 1, USA Fit Woodbridge seeks to break the top myths about what an actual long distance runner looks like. The local full and half marathon training group program will kick off its 2016 season with two orientation events on May 28 and June 4 at Ashland …

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E-Therapy Café™: Stuck? We Can Help

Provided by E-Therapy Café™ Northern Virginia-based startup E-Therapy Café™ announces the launch of E-Therapy Café™: Modern Online Therapy for Today’s Busy World. Taking the counseling industry by storm, the E-Therapy Café™ is rooted in the simple philosophy that therapy should be portable, easily accessible, cost-effective, grounded in ethics and expertise. Anywhere. Anytime. CEO and Founder Dr. Jude Black recalled, “It all …

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Second Annual “Lightning Under the Lights”

Provided by Dale City Track Club The Second Annual Lightning Under the Lights Dale City Track Club Relay Games will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 2:30 p. m. at Woodbridge Senior High School, 3001 Old Bridge Rd, in Woodbridge, VA Dale City Track Club introduces kids of all abilities to sprinting, hurdles, distance running and field events such as …

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West Gate Elementary Health Fair

By Tracy Shevlin On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, West Gate Elementary hosted a Health Fair for students and their families to promote healthy lifestyles and connect families with health services in the local community. In total, there were approximately 15 exhibitors including representatives from the Women Infant Children program (WIC), Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS), Anthem Health Keepers Plus, and …

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Learn to Love Waking Up Early to Run

By Kelly Mitchell I usually run with my friends at 5 a.m. during the week, which means waking up at 4:43 (exactly) to be somewhat functional enough to start running in the dark and keep moving for the next three to five miles. I’m not going to lie, it’s rough, but it’s doable. Here are my tips for learning to …

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Orangetheory Fitness Opens Doors on May 13 to Prince William County

Provided by Linda Roth Associates, Inc. Orangetheory® Fitness announced today it will open the doors of its newest studio in Gainesville, VA on Friday, May 13, introducing its uniquely impactful fitness concept to the region. Area residents interested in memberships at Orangetheory Fitness Gainesville, which will open at 14062 Promenade Commons Street, can still register at reduced Founder’s rates until …

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Stop Child Abuse

Provided by Greater Prince William Community Health Center April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a special opportunity to emphasize the importance of promoting well-being and preventing maltreatment in childhood. Join us on April 28, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p. m. at Evergreen Health Center, 9705 Liberia Avenue, Suite 201, Manassas, VA 20110. The special guest is Dr. Rafis …

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Wellness Hub: Finding Holistic Health Providers in NOVA Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

By Emma Young It’s critical, but difficult to find: a holistic, alternative, or integrative health and wellness professional in Northern Virginia. Now a new local online service provides the essential information and directory to quickly locate the vital guidance and expertise you need. WellnessHubNOVA.com is the premier source for alternative medicine information and consumer-recommended service providers in Northern Virginia. A …

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Women Helping Women Retreats

By Emma Young Women taking time to reconnect to their spirit, mind, body, and purpose are rare. Yet it can lead to unexpected transformational experiences. For Sharon Kay, a private business consultant and Human Resources Manager based in Staunton, her first WHW (Women Helping Women) Retreat was just that. “I was most impacted. It was such a cathartic, healing, reconnection …

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