June 2016 archive

Jun 27

Longmont’s Got the Ride Stuff

The state of Colorado is renowned  for its premier cycling opportunities. From mountain passes to safe, family-friendly cycle path networks, to elite teams and numerous tours, support for the sport is evident at every turn. And why not? Cycling benefits health, the environment, and even your wallet. Here in our#HealthyLongmont, our bike-friendly culture is clear …

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Jun 14

Summer of Cycling

The average American spends 600 hours a year in a car. That’s five years of the average lifespan! Car trips of under a mile add up to about 10 billion miles per year. Using active transportation (biking, walking) instead of driving will not only improve the environment but your health too. Weigh and Win is …

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Jun 13

Get to Know the 2016 LiveWell Longmont Get Movin’ Challenge Winners

The OUR Center is glowing with achievement after their Get Movin’ win. They took home the infamous trophy by logging over 355 hours of activity and over 42 miles in just 4 short weeks. When asked how they were able to keep each other movin’ they said they “kept each other motivated by taking walking …

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Jun 06

Bike to Work this Summer, There’s No Excuse!

Reason #1 not to ride your bike: It’s too far to ride If you live too far from work, consider driving part of the way and riding the rest. Or you can ride the bus part way. Bike racks have been installed on many full sized city buses. Taking your bike along for the ride …

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