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Get Up & Go Running Tips

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YOUNG RUNNERS:

Much has been written and studied about the potential adverse effects on young bodies of running long distances.  Good news is: as long as you build up to it, avoid running through pain, and most importantly, remain motivated by your own desire, you can go for it.

Are you a youngster – or

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Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball

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Every year in mid August my family and I travel to Vermont to participate in the Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament. The Tournament is the largest fundraiser for the Foundation. Travis’ story is well known in Boston and beyond. The Foundation was created after his spinal cord injury in his first collegiate game at

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Sweat For Good Summit Round Table

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By Gioia Perugini, Associate Director of Philanthropy Services at Hemenway & Barnes, May 16, 2016

On May 6th, I moderated the opening night panel for the annual Positive Tracks Sweat for Good Summit, which brings together leaders in philanthropy, athletics and community service to highlight the remarkable ways in which youth use sports to give back

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Getting Schooled

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This article, by Edie Thys Morgan, was originally published on Upper Valley.com.

As summer comes to a close and the kids head back to school it’s time to make a mad dash at cramming in all that recreation we meant to do over the course of a way-too-short summer. In the midst of these recro

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Philanthropy is a Great Leveler

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Philanthropic and legal advisor to Positive Tracks, Gioia Perugini of Hemenway & Barnes has guided Positive Tracks through its inception and growth since it was a rough idea sketched on a napkin. Here, Gioia shares her thoughts on the power of philanthropy at all levels, and the validity and importance of the “no-barriers” entry. 

Philanthropy is a great leveler. You

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Ten Ways to Take Back Summer

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We all know it’s not healthy to hate. But still, it must be ok to hate Back to School ads. They rudely interrupt our carefree days and try to take the fun out of the last excellent weeks of summer. We’re here to help you fight back, with a few suggestions for how to fully

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Take a Hike By Edie Morgan

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“Mom, I want to do this.”

My son was holding a hefty book entitled The Four Thousand Footers of the White Mountains, a bible for New England hikers embarking to climb all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000 foot plus peaks. “And I want to do it before I turn 14,” he added. That gave him

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Ride Like The Wind Cycling Tips By Edie Morgan

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CYCLE SMARTS:

If you’re just getting into cycling, you’re in for some fun! The joy of wind in your face and slight burn in your quads just never gets old. Whether you’re a newbie gear-head, or an accomplished cyclist looking to crank up your mileage, knowing the rules of the road will make

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