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Dodgeball Unites Everyday Athletes

Dodgeball isn't just for PE or Hollywood anymore. The game is sweeping the nation and turning into a pretty competitive sport. Read More »

The Resurrection of Roller Derby

Roller derby is making a comeback in modern rec leagues all over, forging bonds in athleticism, sisterhood and badassery. Read More »

Why Do You Race?

I Race For Cause (IR4C) is helping everyday athletes to answer that question. Read More »

Teenager Completes Marathon on Every Continent

Earlier this year, 15-year-old Kristen De Sousa raised money for Nepal’s underprivileged children by completing a marathon on each of the seven continents Read More »

A Trainer, a Marine, & a Fitness-Forged Family

Valli Gideon instituted the first-ever indoor triathlon at the Mission Viejo YMCA. Her Husband, Chris, is a Marine. Together, they are changing lives all over the world. Read More »

Marathon Pacing a Win-Win for All Runners

Dave Coligado has run nearly 40 marathons in his life … for other people. He’s a pacer, and in running to help others reach their goals, he has, along the way, reached many of his own. Read More »

Guinness Record Gabi Ury’s Latest Challenge

Born with VATER syndrome that has left her with many physical abnormalities, 16-year-old Gaby Ury recently held the plank position long enough to break the Guinness World Record. It is simply the latest challenge she has faced, and beaten. Read More »

Everyday Athlete Spotlight: Training Tips and Fun Runs

Everyday athlete Jon'Tae Essex caught the adventure race bug after competing in The Warrior Dash. Now he is training for Pelotonia, a 100 charity ride and more adventure runs as part of his routine to live a fit and active lifestyle. Read More »

A Deferred Dream: These Grannies Have Game

Former Vanderbilt and Team USA basketball player Angela Alford has combined a budding talent as a filmmaker with her love for the game. Her film, Granny’s Got Game, follows the Fabulous 70s, a senior women’s basketball team, for a full year culminating in their trip to Houston, Texas, for the 2011 National Senior Games Championship. The team, comprised of seven ... Read More »

Prefontaine Legend Continues to Live On

Steve Prefontaine is arguably the most famous distance runner the world has ever known. ATLX breaks down five things that made Pre such a unique and charismatic athlete on and off the track. Read More »

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