Active Living

Dayton Brewvet Midterm Report


We’ve reached the half-way point of the Dayton Brewvet: Tom Morgan a columnist for  Telephone Weekly, introduced tbe Brewvet concept to us a few weeks ago  and  this column is a follow up that.  We are three weeks into the six weeks of biking and beer that ends on August 8, 2014. I’d like to assume that all of you are out there riding your bikes and enjoying local craft beer, but I haven’t seen much activity online (#daytonbrewvet). Well, besides my own. Maybe you all are going on rides and not posting, or maybe you are waiting until the last minute and planning on cramming all the … [Read more...]

Register Now For Tour De Dayton – It’s Free!


Roll along Dayton’s bike friendly neighborhood streets, experiencing cultural and historical destinations that promote our growing healthy quality of life on the Tour De Dayton! This 4th  annual community biking event started with the purpose of helping Dayton become a more active bicycle friendly city while promoting the diverse neighborhoods, culture and proud history of Dayton. Explorer a new part of our wonderful city with a new route as we do each year and visit new great points of interest along the way discovering why Dayton Loves Cycling!  On Saturday August 16th from 9am-3pm, … [Read more...]

New 5K Obstacle Event to Debut In Dayton


 Ohio’s newest adventure obstacle venue, located on the campus of Action Sports Center is The Gem City Gauntlet.   Conveniently located off Route 4 near Interstate 75 and features 20 event stations along the 5K race path. The 60-acre sports complex boasts 8 fully-lit baseball fields and 20 acres of soccer fields, all of which will be incorporated into the Gauntlet.They've been planning the obstacle course design for over a year and have received valuable input from many competitors along the way. The actual construction of the Gem City Gauntlet is well under way and will be ready to host the … [Read more...]

Tom Morgan introduces Dayton Brewvet


The summer months are upon us, so it is time to jump on your bike and enjoy the outdoors. Dayton is a great town for cycling; there are more than 250 miles of bike trails in the greater Dayton metro area, which is a fair share more than many lauded bike-friendly cities. With that in mind, I am here today to offer you the Dayton Brewvet. My inspiration is John Roche of, who pioneered the concept of the Brewvet last summer;I would have participated this year, but he started it mad early and it was over almost before I thought to look it up! So rather than admitting … [Read more...]

True Heights Equipment And Outfitter Celebrates First Anniversary


We have outfitted countless people like you with the right equipment and we look forward to continuing well into the future to continue to bring the outdoors to more people in the area while still maintaining our community focus. … [Read more...]

Drive, Chip & Putt Youth Championship: Registration Deadline-Fri, June 20


The Kittyhawk Golf Center’s qualifying event for Drive, Chip & Putt Championship will take place on Tuesday, June 24, at 8:00 a.m., with a registration deadline of Friday, June 20, at 5:00 p.m. Registration information is available at   Three qualifiers in each age and gender group will advance to the sub-regional qualifying event, and the top two qualifiers in each age and gender group advance to the regional qualifying event. There are four age groups for both boys and girls (7-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15) and registration is first come, first … [Read more...]

Free Fly Fishing Classes For Ladies From Orvis


Announcing the first ever Dayton Area, Ladies Only FREE fly fishing session, brought to you by Orvis of Dayton. If you're looking for a great way to get outside and discover a “new Zen”, our FF101 class is the perfect event to get started. Fly fishing is a sport that anyone can participate in at any skill level. The catch here, on this event ; this training is for the ladies only! Sorry, no spouses or kids; just the ladies. Take a night and morning off, just for yourself and a friend; to get into “the new yoga” of the outdoor activities. Orvis will provide everything you’ll need to attend … [Read more...]

Walking To Win – 2014 Annual African American Wellness Walk


The African American Wellness Walk was established to provide a mechanism whereby African-American men, women and children can actively begin to take charge of their health, destiny and well-being through health awareness and prevention.  Please complete the easy online form to register for this year’s African American Wellness Walk. The Walk is this Sat, June 14th and kicks off with opening ceremonies at 8am at RiverScape MetroPark.  On site will be  information, education, health screenings,  and community linkages to health services to over 3000 African Americans residing within … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Donut Dash – A 5K run/walk/dining experince


While racing you will visit two "donut stops" along the 3.1 mile course and eat donuts. For each donut the runner eats during race they have 2 minutes deducted from their finish time. … [Read more...]

10 ?’s with Kathi Kizirnis of Practice Yoga

Kathi Kizimis

Practice Yoga is a vibrant, friendly community of yogis of all shapes, sizes and ages dedicated to health, wellness and transformation through powerful and proven yogic practices.  Located at 504 E. 5th St. in the Oregon District,  they just celebrated their 6th birthday!  As part of their celebration they are offering a Summer Pass: Two months of unlimited classes for $150 (you save $26) AND a sweet PY tank top! Buy anytime through June8; your pass activates on first visit. This seemed like a good time to get to know owner Kathi Kizirnis, so we asked her to do a 10 ? … [Read more...]