Category: Marion County

January 18, 2017
Chances are 2017 isn't the first time you've resolved to lose a few pounds. In fact, last year, losing weight topped the charts as the most common New Year's Resolution. The pattern is familiar: You start your journey to a healthier lifestyle determined that this is the year you are going to make the change. You are dedicated, and don't miss a sweat session for the first week. As the days go… [...]
November 15, 2016
Getting started on a fitness plan isn’t always easy, especially as the end of the year approaches. With the holiday season starting to kick in, schedules get busier, and your time to focus on yourself often takes a backseat to the demands of your work-life balance. At the Y, we understand that this is a reality. That’s why we recommend setting your sites on something tangible to help you start… [...]
January 08, 2013
More than 1,700 runners filled the Marion County YMCA parking lot and fields Thanksgiving morning to participate in our 17th Annual Turkey Trot.   Our annual 5K raises money for our Scholarship program, which provides financial assistance for people in our community to participate in Y programs. At the Y, we believe that people of all ages and all walks of life should have the opportunity to participate in programs… [...]