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Running & Recreation


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Each year, thousands of Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, a festival of colors commemorating the beginning of spring.

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The City Gets Proud

Jackson is set to have a day filled with gay Saturday, March 2, with two LGBT events taking place downtown.

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Stay Injury Free

Runners can be stubborn people. Often, runners stick out that last one or two miles even if they're experiencing pain.

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Find Your Running Niche

Though our capital city is catching on a little slower than places like Portland, Ore., the metro area has more runners than you might think.

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Running Shoes: Support and Cushions

There's nothing I hate seeing more than runners at a 5K toting water belts, gel packs or Gatorade bottles.

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Trails, Trails, Trails!

Jackson may not seem like a town that would be accommodating to runners and bikers, but these active cultures are growing

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Poker Run: Not Your Average Race

Under cover of the narrow eaves at Fleet Feet Sports in Ridgeland, all shapes and sizes of runners and walkers huddled together to stay out of the rain.

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Run and Sun

Besides getting out of bed in the morning, running in the blazing summer sun can prove to be one of the most difficult tasks for a runner—difficult and potentially dangerous.