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Showing Support for Health, Fitness, and Arts

In our off time we can share with and support others, especially other EMS providers. Do you have time, talent, and treasure you can share? Treasure Consider joining me in making a contribution┬áthe American Cancer Society Relay for Life on behalf of Jeff (@JEFF_EMT) Armstrong. Back the Frequent Flyers and Jakes Firefighters Comic Kickstarter. I […]

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Health and Wellness

Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Bill Kanoff

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by paramedic and educator Bill Kanoff. Q: […]

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Health and Wellness

2012 Year to Date Running and Biking Stats

The first half of 2012 I focused on training for and racing shorter distances, 5k to 15k, while also building a good foundation for a fall marathon. As of June 30 I am feeling good, at my lowest weight in 15 years, and fastest I have ever been. To get to this point: 653 miles […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Mark Bandy

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Paramedic and Educator Mark Bandy. Q: […]

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Race Report: 2012 Cellcom Green Bay Marathon 5K

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon is a weekend of racing that includes a 5k, 1/2 mile kids run, half marathon, and marathon. I raced the half marathon in 2010 (or maybe 2009) and the full marathon in 2011. This year I decided to race the 5K on Saturday because on Sunday I volunteered to run […]

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Health and Wellness

Race Day: Cellcom Green Bay Marathon 5K

Today I am running the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon 5k. The shorter race is part of a weekend of races that start and finish at Lambeau Field. Last year I ran the full marathon and the year before the half marathon. I have an ambitious time goal this morning and I will let you know […]

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Health and Wellness

Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Rachel Zambrano

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Firefighter/Paramedic Rachel Zambrano. Q: What is […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Brian Manners

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Firefighter/Medical First Responder and Polar Ambassador […]

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Health and Wellness

ING New York City Marathon 2011: Race Recap Part 1

Note: Part 1 of this race recap is from arrival in New York City to the start of the race. Part 2 is a recap of the race and post-race. The ING New York City Marathon (INGNYCM) was more than a race it was a long weekend experience that started on Thursday and continued until […]

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News and Events

Kilted to Kick Cancer

Throughout the month of September EMS, Fire, and Police bloggers have been Kilted to Kick Cancer with the purpose to raise awareness of Prostate and Testicular Cancer. Starting at EMS World Expo EMS Bloggers and personalities the Happy Medic, Ambulance Driver, and many others have been kilted and encouraging their readers to be Kilted to […]