By Matt Knutson His family described Mitch Turner as a tough man, with a strong mental attitude. Mitch lost a six-year battle with colon cancer in August of 2010. “My dad was such a strong, independent person,” Steve Turner said. “It was hard for him to let anyone do something for him.” But Steve and [...]
In a recent study presented at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago, Ill. found that just an hour of exercise a week can reduce the occurrence of polyps in the colon by as much as one-third. Researchers from the NYU Langone Medical Center found that even low intensity exercise such as walking can have a significant [...]
by Barb Cappel, founder, Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation Get Your Rear in Gear partners with the Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation to produce the race San Francisco. The money raised at the annual Strides for Life Get Your Rear in Gear event is used to fund colon cancer screenings and to [...]
Twin Cities NBC affiliate KARE 11 TV featured Get Your Rear in Gear executive director Anne Carlson and Dr. David Feldshon from Twin Cities sponsor, Minnesota Gastroenterology. During the Saturday, May 22 lifestyles program Anne and Dr. Feldshon were able to highlight the event and outline the importance of screening for colon cancer and the [...]
I love Twitter, nevermind that as communications director for Get Your Rear in Gear it’s a part of my job, but it can lead you to people and places you may not come in contact with on a normal day. Take for example @katieRUNSthis. Katie M. Key is a runner in Baton Rouge, we chatted [...]
As you may know, the very first Get Your Rear in Gear event was held in Minneapolis, Minn. in 2005. Since that time the Get Your Rear in Gear movement has exploded from one race to 40 events across the country. May 22, 2011 is the seventh annual Get Your Rear in Gear Twin Cities [...]
Wichita magazine Women’s Focus featured Get Your Rear in Gear Wichita in their May 2011 issue. The story profiles Deborah Mitchell as the inspiration behind starting a Get Your Rear in Gear race there. You can also view an ad that ran in the same publication.