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Columbus Hosting Two National African-American Running and Biking Events in July

Jun 26

The City of Columbus remains one of the best in the country for Blacks and African-Americans, whether it’s for families, professionals and business owners.  It is also one of the most committed cities in the country to its residents in living an active and healthier lifestyle.  In July, Columbus will host two national events that can help our levels of fitness increase…please read on and consider attending one or both!

Black Girls RUN! (facebook) is an national organization that encourages African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the African-American community.  They provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners.  Columbus will join Chicago, Houston, New York and Philadelphia in hosting the Black Girls RUN! “Preserve the Sexy” National Health Tour, which will be here on Saturday, July 13.

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Pelotonia11. End Cancer.

Aug 17


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Award-Winning Mountain Biking Film “Ride The Divide” Premieres at COSI January 24th

Jan 12

Columbus is proud to host the premiere for an award-winning sports film on mountain bike racing this January at COSI. Ride The Divide, an award-winning documentary film about the world’s toughest mountain bike race, will be kicking-off an 11-city, 11-day Midwest mid-winter tour with a premiere screening at the COSI Extreme Screen Theater in Columbus on Monday, January 24th.

Ride The Divide was named Best Adventure Film at the 2010 Vail Film Festival and chronicles the story of several mountain bikers who attempt the 2,711-mile race named the Tour Divide along the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains.

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