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Recap of FLIP’S First Annual PREVENT EVENT!

The Columbus Prevent Event was an interactive and proactive event dedicated to cancer prevention! Thank you to all that attended – as either speakers, fitness instructors, participants or just silent supporters!   We hope to make this an ANNUAL event with the support of our Columbus community! Please keep your eyes open for details about 2019! Thank you again to all of our partners + vendors! Improvement Warrior Fitness Thank Yoga Orange Theory Fitness Swerve Hip Hop Fitness LIT Life Yoga Jimmy Fryer of Human Form Amy Magorien of American Cancer Society Dr. Darrell Gray + The OSUMC Lindsey Mathes Nutrition Julie Wilkes Balm Skincare Well Berri  Advanced Wellness Center of Grandview Skaates Family Chiropractic American Cancer Society Let Me Run  Yelp Columbus Hello Fresh…

DCTR 2017 Result & Wrap Up

WOW is all that we can say! Thank you to everyone that joined us last Saturday for the 6th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run. The energy around the start/finish line was fantastic, inspiration was running high and the weather was perfect! We are so excited to surpass our highest race turnout this year BY FAR with 327 total participants signing up (with 60% of the runners taking on the challenging 10k)! Congratulations to the 5k winners: Ansel Nalin and Taylor Koenig and our 10k winners: Andrew Ziminski & Molly Dengler! For the rest of this year’s race results and finish line photos, check out the Race Penguin & It’s Your Race page here: 2017 DCTR Race Results Also, check out the dozens of awesome race day photos captured by Sommertime Creative Photography and many fantastic…

FLIP’s Darby Creek Trail Run 2017

What/Why: FLIP’s 6th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run- 5k Run/Walk & 10k Trail Run When: Saturday, July 15th.  Registration begins at 7:45am. Races begin at 9am… After party directly when races are complete (RAFFLE PRIZES GALORE) Where: Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park Registration Page: http://www.racepenguin.com/events/darbycreektrailrun/ Race Background/Information: The course will be a 5k and 10k trail run through the picturesque but challenging terrain of Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The 5k is relatively flat and can be enjoyed by runners and walkers of all skill levels. The 10k is a true challenge ending in a stair climb that has become infamous among the Columbus trail running community. In keeping with FLIP’s goal to encourage a cancer preventative lifestyle, FLIP encourages every level of fitness to come…

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  Did you know… that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month since 2000 when President Bill Clinton made the declaration? In fact, March 3 was National Dress in Blue Day to recognize those lives that have been affected by colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society has reported that not only are colorectal cancer cases rising among young adults, it is the third most common form of cancer in the US. Tips to lower your chance of getting colorectal cancer: Get screened before the recommended age of 50 Maintain a healthy body weight Increase the intensity of your physical activity Limit red and processed meats *As recommended by the American Cancer Society

Byron Gunter’s INSPIRE Story

Taken a year apart. From 250 to 170! Name: Byron Gunter Age: 36 Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio (home of Urban Meyer!) Job title: Owner, Buckeye Entertainment Event Group Passions: Anything that lights up or makes noise.  Oh, and license plates. Q: How would you describe your current state of health and wellness? A: Much better than it was a year ago! Since I’ve lost weight and started exercising I feel years younger.  I mean, kicking my diabetes to the curb most certainly helped, but more on that in a minute!   Q: Have you always been healthy… or did you “flip” your life? If so, what was the catalyst for change? A: My freshman year of college (1999) I gained 70 pounds. 70. I started at 140 and ended up at 210 pounds. I…

FLIP’s Darby Creek Trail Run 2017

What/Why: FLIP’s 6th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run- 5k Run/Walk & 10k Trail Run When: Saturday, July 15th.  Registration begins at 7:45am. Races begin at 9am… After party directly when races are complete (RAFFLE PRIZES GALORE) Where: Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park Registration Page: http://www.racepenguin.com/events/darbycreektrailrun/ Race Background/Information: The course will be a 5k and 10k trail run through the picturesque but challenging terrain of Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The 5k is relatively flat and can be enjoyed by runners and walkers of all skill levels. The 10k is a true challenge ending in a stair climb that has become infamous among the Columbus trail running community. In keeping with FLIP’s goal to encourage a cancer preventative lifestyle, FLIP encourages every level of fitness to come…

FLIP’s Buckeye Prize Pack Challenge!

To enter FLIP’s Buckeye Prize pack Challenge, follow the two easy steps below: 1.  SHARE this message on Facebook, RETWEET on Twitter, FORWARD FLIP’s Newsletter or shoot us an EMAIL at quinn@vuecolumbus.com… & 2.  REGISTER for the Darby Creek Trail Run. Email or message us on Facebook to let us know that you entered. The winner will be announced at the Race on Saturday, August 20th *Must be present to win **If you have already registered, just complete step #1 Again, you can sign up for the race at this link: FLIP’s Darby Creek Trail Run! GOOD LUCK!!

The Time To Take Care Of Your Health Is Now

  We want to thank Cincinnati Refined and journalist Jade Kendall for featuring FLIP in their most recent edition! We are extremely thankful for our partnership with InHealth Mutual, and just as the article states, our missions tie together so closely. “Flip believes prevention is power. InHealth believes in wellness through disease prevention. FLIP helps people adopt a lifestyle that prevents cancer. InHealth empowers people to take charge of their own health.” These are just a few of the similarities that FLIP & InHealth share. Please take a moment to read the article, and let us know how you are taking charge of your own health! Cincinnati Refined Article FLIP’s Facebook    

A Tribute to Deb Mitchell

  If you Google ovarian cancer you will be drawn to a multitude of websites with all the medical terminology you can handle and maybe even understand. Cancer has become too common a diagnosis striking women, men and children, of any age. Cancer is an equal opportunity disease with no boundaries.   September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and I would like to introduce you to my friend Debby Mitchell, who defied ovarian for 10 years by Fighting, Living, Inspiring and Preventing (FLIP) this cancer from ruling her life!   A little over 10 years ago, Debby Mitchell, healthy late 40’s active individual was told she had ovarian cancer. From that day forward Debby had to make all those decisions about surgery, chemotherapy, work, play,…

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