November is here, and while most people think of the eleventh month as the beginning of holiday feasts and relaxation, it is also the perfect month for achieving our fitness goals. If you are a marathon veteran, or looking test the waters with a shorter distance, there is a race just for you. Act fast: if you haven’t signed up for one yet this year, now’s the time! Below is a list of the top marathons, half marathons, 10K, and 5K races around the country. Good luck and have fun!
Top Races Around The Country:
- Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and Half Marathon: This amazing charity (breast cancer) race is held in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2010 and is going to be a crazy day. For more information on the race and for registration, visit: san-antonio.competitor.com.
- Wine Vine Run: This half marathon and 5K run is held in Paso Robles, California on November 14, 2010. The race is scheduled to begin at 8:00 A.M. and should be good time along with beautiful California scenery; please visit: www.winevinerun.com for more information. (more…)
Update 10/6/10: Spirits are high at the Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge as they hosted the Biggest Loser 11 media junket Monday, October 4. Meeting the new contestants was a true honor. Contestants made a major impact as they shared their journeys, struggles and greatest hopes about their experiences. Bob and Jillian also attended to share their insight on the upcoming season. A highlight for all attending was the beautiful spread of healthy, delicious spa cuisine prepared by the Resort’s chef, Rodolfo Reyes, as well as the exclusive tour through the Resort, led by Ashley Johnston, Season 9 contestant that won America’s heart with her tenacious spirit and warm smile. It’s official. Everyone is excited about the transformations of the Biggest Loser Season 11 contestants, and can’t wait to witness their incredible life changing experiences.
The energy was high as the Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge opened the doors to their second Resort location in the incredible rolling hills of Malibu. In preparation for the grand opening, the Resort hosted a one week soft opening where guests were invited to experience the four-point philosophy of fitness, nutrition, education and relaxation in the secluded retreat environment of Malibu.
Former Biggest Loser winners Michael Ventrella and Danny Cahill participated in a national satellite media tour promoting the Resort’s opening as well as the Biggest Loser season 10 premiere. Daris George also attended the soft opening, participating in such activities as hiking, aerobics, strength training, education features and of course the delicious and balanced spa cuisine. (more…)