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Main Street Kent hosts annual 5k run

Abigail Forbes, TV2 Special Assignment Reporter April 22, 2023

Main Street Kent hosted its annual MSK 5K run Saturday. Despite the rainy conditions, participants were able to join in for a fun run and walk that started and ended on the Portage Hike and Bike Trail...

Top 7 Kent State workouts

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 21, 2022

Exercise rates have continued to drop even after a 2018 study that found only 23% of adults in the U.S. meet physical activity guidelines. With a rise in nationwide obesity rates, the U.S. faces a greater...

Senior Drew Johnson competes at the MAC Championship in Ypsilanti, Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 30. 

Cross country finishes season with two top-50 runners

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 14, 2021

It was 2014 the last time the Kent State cross country team had a runner place in the top-50 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships in Evansville, Indiana. The Flashes had two this year. Senior...

Kent Running2bWell group.

Running2bWell resumes outdoor in-person meetups, regaining participation

Anthony Elder Reporter May 2, 2021

Running2bWell resumed in-person meetups on March 15. The return follows several months of Zoom meetings and lowered participation. Now, the organization sees many people returning and operates similarly...

Suez Canal

A handout photograph made available by the Suez Canal Authority, shows floatation work being carried out on the Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt, 28 March 2021. The...

Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

Spectators cheer on runners at the Run the World 5k on Saturday, September 7, 2019. 

Run the World 5k hosts its fifth annual run

Sydney Ford September 8, 2019

International and local students at Kent State participated in the fifth annual Run the World 5K and International Festival Saturday, Sept. 7 to raise money for study abroad programs.The 5K started approximately...

Running made easy, one app at a time

Katie Leyton April 28, 2015

Who’s that person at the gym on their phone? Is it you?Whether it’s at the gym, home or work, we have all become dependent on technology. However, I don’t think it’s about how much you use your...

Boston Marathon

Kent State community reflects on 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Kate Schwanke April 19, 2015

April 15, 2015 marked the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, and this year, Kent State professors and alumni reflect on their thoughts and experiences of that tragic day.With more than...

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