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Darby Creek Trail Run 2019! Register Today.

  What/Why: FLIP’s 8th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run- 5k Run/Walk & 10k Trail Run When: Saturday, July 13th  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 REGISTER NOW! 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…

Introducing the 2019 INSPIRE Ambassador Team!

FLIP’s Darby Creek Trail Run: 2019 INSPIRE Ambassadors We are thrilled to introduce our 2019 Darby Creek Trail Run INSPIRE Ambassadors! The ambassadors were selected to help represent our race as people who live a lifestyle that helps prevent cancer and inspires others to do the same! Follow them along on their training journeys! Elizabeth Wren Her Why:  She simply loves the passion and vision of FLIP. Originally a ‘road race’ runner, she now focuses on the trail and has completed several 50ks! Next up for her may be a 50 miler! Her boyfriend had a scare with prostate cancer and she believes that a healthy and active lifestyle is important in the fight against cancer!             Lauri Stahl  Her…

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…

FLIP’s Fitness Before the Feast!

Fitness Before the Feast Calendar! Fall brings colder weather, which also typically brings with it a decrease in physical activity.   FLIP wants to keep you active this fall with “FLIP’s Fitness Before the Feast”. This workout challenge is 4 weeks long, ending the Friday before Thanksgiving (hence the “feast”). The goal will be to motivate each other by completing each daily task and posting progress by tagging FLIP on facebook and instagram posts. Even better motivation, the person who posts the most by tagging FLIP in their photos will receive a $150 gift card to Second Sole Gahanna at the end of the challenge! (highest number of points wins! 1 point = each tag / 5 points = each bonus activity listed)   Of course FLIP’s mission…

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…

March – Prevention Through Sports

Prevention through Sports FLIP’s theme for March is: Prevention Through Sports! Sports are a big part of our mission, because they take us back to that time in life when it wasn’t about staying fit or losing weight… it was all about having #FUN! You will notice FUN is a huge theme for FLIP. Dust off an old passion, or try a new sport… don’t force fitness… have fun! ‪#FUN‬ ‪#simpleFLIPs‬‪ #PreventionThruSports‬ Tip: Anchor your activity for the week with a sport. It will keep you committed to a scheduled day; give you something to look forward to every week #FUN; provide a great way to stay up with friends #SOCIAL; and is an easy way to get someone active with you #INSPIRE #Community: Where in Columbus can you get friends together for a sport? Check…

FLIP’s Power Team

FLIP Power Team The FLIP Power Team is designed to create a powerful movement of advocates, dedicated to inspiring others and supporting the preventative fight in Columbus. This team is step up from ‘FLIP Enthusiasts’ (community members that follow our mission and attend events). We are challenging the Power Team to help FLIP achieve its audacious goal: to put Columbus on the map as the leader in cancer prevention, saving more lives through a proactive fight, one family at a time! We are tasking this team with helping us move the needle on prevention in a meaningful way. Requirements: $500 donation *or become an honorary member by supporting our cause in another way. Benefits: Being part of an influential team formed to advance FLIP’s mission, inspiring…

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 Cancer’s Private Dinner

FLIP is planning a private dinner to engage new advocates in FLIP’s cancer prevention mission.  Since founding FLIP in 2010, we have known that we would need to eventually hire the full time director that FLIP deserves. FLIP’s private dinner will kickoff a fundraising campaign designed to enable FLIP to hire a director and impact significantly more lives through cancer prevention. Event Details: -Private Dinner (unique, healthy, upscale cuisine) -February 1st, 6-8pm at Vue Columbus -Keynote Speaker: Doug Ulman, Pelotonia CEO *Invite Only    

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