Join the St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce as we host the 5th Annual Tour da Parish. This non-competitive event will take place on the scenic byways of lower St. Bernard Parish. Enjoy a true “down the road” experience, cycling past the bayou and marsh that St. Bernard calls home. The event will feature a 59…

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tasc Run Club meets biweekly for a fun walk/run at 6:15 p.m. at their flagship store on Magazine Street.  Whether it’s your first time lacing up your shoes or walking/running is your daily routine – please join us! All fitness levels & paces are welcome. Walk, run, skip, dance, just do your thing along one…

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I Run with my Heart by Jill Marie Kenyon I ran my first marathon in 2009. I was 31 years old and I had never run before. I wanted to do something that would challenge me, but I also wanted to do something to help raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). I…

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Chasing 60 Wow a new decade! Yes, I just turned 60, just not my dad’s life at 60. No, I’m not in my recliner years and not about to retire.  This year of turning 60 includes producing youth events, short training videos, and fun fitness!   We are also launching a fitness calendar website, FitCal365.com, and…

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CrawfishMan is a great race with a rich history dating back to 1983. It has witnessed numerous advancements in the triathlon, such as the introduction of clipless pedals, aero bars, and the term “transition” which was previously known as “changing rooms.” The Bush, Louisiana race venue is picturesque and perfect for an early season triathlon.…

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Coach to 5K and Beyond “My wife just finished a Couch to 5K Program.” Those were the words of a coworker that greeted me one morning and would change my life. I laughed because I thought that it sounded funny, and we proceeded to talk about how such a program worked. I was still skeptical:…

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Runner Turned Triathlete (a true story) By:  Eve Kazik Eighth grade recess at our small-town Catholic school was a 50-minute period to unwind, socialize, eat candy, and play games of Chase and Pitch-and-Catch.  Our Room Mother and coach, watching over the students, called it:  “Starting line is here!  Line up!”  Girls wearing plaid skirts and…

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Do Your Shins Hurt?? You know the feeling. You’re running down the road and everything is great. The wind is blowing through your hair. Your pace is on point. You feel energized. Then all of a sudden, your shin starts talking to you. First it feels a little sore. Then you notice it every time…

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Running is Better Here “You should sign up for a race.” My therapist said, peering over the top of her glasses. “Uhh, me?” I muttered, squirming in my seat. “No. I’m too slow and I’m nowhere near good enough to race.” I was barely able to hide my horror at her suggestion. “It will be…

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