Active Living

Run, Swim, Splash, Crawl Your Way Along The River


Tomfoolery Outdoors challenges you to the River Rampage this Sat, Sep 13, at 5:00pm.  Run, swim, splash, crawl and slide your way through the beautiful riverfront property at Adventures on the Great Miami. This isn't your ordinary mud run or obstacle race! This is one part trail run, one part river swim with an epic slip n slide finish. Throw in food, live music, beer, bonfire, and camping and we have the recipe for a memorable finish line celebration. Not to mention, a great place to share stories from the race. Set up camp before the race and make it an overnight adventure. River … [Read more...]

6th Annual Run.Walk.Jog for Sickle Cell Disease


On Saturday, September 6th the program begins at 10am with a releasing of the doves ceremony in memory of lost loved ones, health screenings, vendors, food and music.  Unfortunately, there is no universal cure for sickle cell and currently 3,500 Ohioans suffer with sickle cell disease. An estimated 2.5 million Americans carry the sickle cell trait.  … [Read more...]

Register For Buttercream 5K by 9/4 To Get The T-shirt


Proceeds of the Buttercream 5K that kicks off from Marina Drive on Sat, 9/13/14 will go to benefit the West Carrollton Merchants Association Scholarship Fund.  Finish with tasty Buttercream treats!  Awards offered to the top three overall Female and Male. Medals in age groups 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. … [Read more...]

Free FitCamp hits the Dayton area


Butterflies in my stomach - it never fails, anytime I try a new fitness class and I have no idea what to expect. The latest free fitness class to hit the block, Dayton Free FitCamp, proved to be no exception. I follow enough Dayton area gyms and fitness activities that Dayton Free FitCamp undoubtedly popped up in my Facebook newsfeed. Free? Bootcamp style classes? Outside in a park? Okay, this has to be too good to be true. What's the catch? I decided to check out that Tuesday evening's class to find out for myself.   Dayton Free FitCamp officially started in late July, and meets twice a … [Read more...]

Biking For The Beer Of It


Deschutes Brewery sponsored 10 mile loop from West Carrolton to A Taste of Wine in Miamisburg. Deschutes Beers presented by Kaitlin Walker & will include a t-shirt & pint glass for all participants.Starts: 6:00 PM Sharp, begins at Roberd’s in West Carrollton across from Post Office on East Central Avenue. Cost is $25 & is limited to first 80 cyclists. For prepaid reservations, call Bonnie or Kim at A Taste of Wine @ (937) 247-1120. … [Read more...]

Canoegrass Is Back!


Canoegrass is a weekend celebration of bluegrass music, the best of the human spirit and river life. The banks of the Great Miami River will come alive with the best entertainers in the region.  This isn’t your ordinary festival. Get ready to get wet, wild and jam all weekeBring a friend, a cooler, camp and celebrate the river life at Adventures on the Great Miami.  By the end of weekend, everyone will be yelling “Take a Drink a Beer” … [Read more...]

Free Summer Party Downtown


The Dayton Metro Library is inviting the whole community to a Summer Party.  There will be free entertainment, games, contests and hands-on activities for the whole family on Saturday, August 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Main Library and in Cooper Park, downtown Dayton. Chuck Duritsch from the Dayton Metro Library says, "We want to celebrate not only our summer readers who worked hard and met their goals, but also have a fun afternoon for everyone!"   What's in store?   Visit the Technology Petting Zoo to see the latest gadgets, then pet puppies from the Humane Society of Greater … [Read more...]

You And Your Dog Invited to Woodland Cemetery’s Annual Woof Walk


 The walk will be guided by Woodland Tour Guides and is for all sociable dogs and their owners.  The walk is 1.1 miles long and includes the history of the famous and infamous people who are buried at Woodland. … [Read more...]

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...]