A Preview Tour of the Northwest Cary YMCA

Cary, NC – For many years now, Cary has only had one YMCA, the recently renamed Taylor Family YMCA off of Cary Parkway. But construction is nearly completed on the new Northwest Cary YMCA and we got a chance to tour it for a sneak preview. Read more

“Happy Hour” Race Matches Women with Champagne

Cary, NC – This Thursday, Booth Amphitheatre is hosting the fourth Gildan Esprit de She 5K and 10K, a yearly race for women. It’s a classy race, with an evening start time, massages and champagne at the finish line. Read more

Bike to School Day in Cary

Cary, NC – Even in a town as bike-friendly as Cary, there is still lots of car traffic, especially in the mornings when parents are dropping their kids off at school. To give students a change of pace, four elementary schools participated in this year’s National Bike to School Day. Read more

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Fitness: My FIT10N Workout Experience

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Morrisville, NC — Right now, Active Bodez Gym in Morrisville is promoting a new contest, the Fit Team Challenge. Winners of the challenge will receive one year of “Fit10N” small group personal training classes. I decided to try out a Fit10N class myself to see what it’s like.  Read more

New Year's Runs

Three New Year’s Runs in Cary

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Cary, NC — Three community runs and walks are taking place in Cary before, on, and after New Year’s Eve this year.   Read more

Getzelmania 2014

Getzelmania 2014: A 5k Fun Run

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Morrisville, NC — The Getzelmania 5k will take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014. This fun event is very special to the family of Stephen Getzelmann, who passed away from a streptococcus infection three years ago.

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Wake Competition Center Coming To Morrisville

Architect's conceptual rendering of the future Wake Competition Center

Architect’s conceptual rendering of the future Wake Competition Center

Morrisville, NC — Jeff Ammons, president of Ammons Building Corporation, created The Factory from an abandoned Wake Forest warehouse ten years ago. He has plans to bring something similar to Morrisville–possibly as early as 2016. Read more

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Transportation: Me & My Elf

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Cary, NC — You may have seen this strange little green vehicle on the road around Cary. In case you were wondering who’s in that thing, it’s me. Read more

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Health: Baby Boomers and the Zumba Craze

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Cary, NC — There’s a whole lotta shakin’ going on at the Cary YMCAs: It’s the Zumba classes. With reportedly nine classes at the Cary Y and eleven at the Kraft facility, Zumba, with its high intensity activity, is clearly a crowd pleaser. Can any age take part? Read more

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Summer Camp Guide Part 2: Sports

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Cary, NC – In Part 1 of our 2014 Cary Summer Camps guide, we covered academic and arts camps. Today, in Part 2, the focus is on Sports. If there is any sport that your child wants to try, chances are good that Cary has a camp for them. Read more