Do you remember your first Crim Race? Do you remember why you did it? For some, it’s a PR to beat. Another achievement, another fun medal to gain. For others, it’s not just a goal but a life-changing experience. If the race itself sounds intimidating, why not prepare to run it with like-minded people, at […]

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Do you remember signing up for your first race? For Erica Crawford, it was the Crim in 2005. “The Crim was the first race I ever ran,” recalls Erica. “It was the summer of 2005.” Erica had been a casual runner for only a few years. ‘Never more than 3-5 miles at a time and […]

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 In 2005, at the age of 52, Clinton Cunningham was diagnosed with a life-threatening choroidal cancer of his right eye — a tumor the size of a grape which required surgery to remove the eye.  At the same, Clint and his wife were taking care of his mom, just having had a massive stroke, requiring […]

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It was back in the early ‘80s when Michael Bowen was working all of the overtime possible at the old Fisher-1 plant on South Saginaw St. in Flint. He noticed a few co-workers jogging every day during breaks and thought they were weird. On his lunch break, he would take a quick motorcycle ride to […]

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Since 2012, the Flint Community Training Program (FCTP) has helped Flint residents become healthier and develop a strong social support system that helps them remain active and connected to their community. While the goal of the program is to help people train for a Crim race throughout the summer, the outcomes have a far deeper […]

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  Not many realize the Crim is more than just a race. It’s actually much more, including free yoga, nutrition, mindfulness, gardening and so much more. Listen to Mindfulness Educator Canisha Norris on Cars 108 Local Spotlight special as she discusses all the Crim has to offer in the following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xUKeYU1afg […]

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