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Free Pre- and Post-Race Stretching Events

Free Pre- and Post-Race Stretching Events

Race season is back again and we couldn’t be happier about it!

The snow has melted, the trees are beginning to grow their leaves, and the sun is warming up the pavement.

As Dr. Tilyr and I prepare for all of the 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, and triathlons where we will be volunteering this summer, many men and women in the area are beginning to prepare for them, too. For many, it’s a great time to begin chiropractic care to help you move well and feel strong as you’re training.

The organizations that set the races up are incredible; especially RaceVermont, Essex Junction Recreation and Parks, Essex CHIPS, and the Howard Center. They raise hundreds of dollars for important causes. We love being a part of it.

We offer free pre- and post-race stretching to all participants of each race. And let me tell you, most people take advantage of our offer!

Last year, we met many adults that could have benefitted greatly by seeing a chiropractor before showing up to the race. We often heard, “My body is just not moving the way it used to!

The repetitive nature of running and biking can cause certain imbalances in your body. Many athletes find themselves dealing with aches and pains in their back, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles, or feet.

By offering gentle stretching before or after the race, we hope to help athletes feel better.

If you see our tent at a race this summer, stop by to say hello and maybe even take advantage of our free offer!

21037572695_0baba73efa_m2016 Race Event Schedule

Lewis Creek Covered Bridges 5k/10k & Half Marathon

Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Charlotte Central School at 8:00 AM

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Essex FriendCHIPS 5k Race for Mentoring

Saturday May 14th, 2016
Founders Memorial School at 9:30 AM

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Father’s Day Fun Run

Sunday June 19th, 2016
Essex Junction Recreation & Parks

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Essex Half Marathon

Sunday July 24th , 2016
Essex High School at 8:30 AM

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21037573045_122ba6ea66_mEssex Block Party 5K Glow Run

Saturday July 16th, 2016
Railroad Avenue and Lincoln Place from 5 PM to 10 PM (Race starts at 9 PM)

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Lake Monster Sprint/Olympic Triathalon

Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Shelburne Beach at 8 AM

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Zoe’s Race

Sunday August 28th, 2016
Oakledge Park at 10 AM

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Charlotte Covered Bridge 5k/10k & Half Marathon

Saturday, September 10th, 2016
Shelburne Beach at 8:00 AM

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Adams Apple Orchard 2 mile walk/run or 5k run

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
Adams Apple Orchard in Williston 9:00 AM

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Shelburne Farms 5k

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
Shelburne Farms at 8:00 AM

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Pink Out the Park

Estimated date of the race is Saturday October 8th, 2016
Bayside Park in Colchester at 9 AM

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Muddy’s Buddies 5k Walk/Run

Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne at 8:00 AM

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Fall 5k/10k & Half Marathon

Sunday, November 6, 2016
8:00 AM

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Happy Racing!