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Register online for Mayor’s Fitness Challenge, back for a 4th year

March 4. The fourth annual Mayors’ Fitness Challenge—where the towns of Davidson, Cornelius and Huntersville compete against each other, runs from April 7 to May 19. The objective for the 2024 Mayors’ Fitness Challenge is for participants to collectively accumulate the highest number of active minutes per week. At the end of six weeks, the […]

Antiquity Bridge, South Street will close for run in Davidson

Sept. 27. The Antiquity Bridge in Cornelius will be closed Saturday from 6 am to 8 am because of the 18th Annual Run for Green in Davidson. Three courses will be set up for 1/2 marathon, 10k and 5k events. South Street into Davidson will be blocked from 6 am to 9 am, as well […]

12-mile bike ride |Trane Tri

Trane Sprint Tri is back after 3-year COVID absence

Aug. 1. The Lake Davidson Sprint Triathlon is returning to the Trane Technologies campus after a three-year COVID absence. The 750-meter swim, 12-mile bike ride and 5k run will be held Sunday, Sept. 10 and benefits the Ada Jenkins Center. The swim and run take place on the Trane campus while the bike ride begins […]

Huntersville shapes up as winner of Mayors’ Fitness Challenge

April 28. The 6-week Mayors’ Fitness Challenge is over and the Top 3 winners are Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius. Not that anyone came in last, but it looks like Cornelius scored a strong 3rd in total participants, total minutes and average minutes per participant. The challenge ran six weeks. The town with the highest average […]

Ready, set, go: Mayors’ Fitness Challenge kicks off Sunday

March 10. The towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville will kick off the 2023 Mayors’ Fitness Challenge Sunday, March 12, on the Bailey Road Park Football Field. The 2-4 pm event is free to the public. Wear blue for Cornelius Participants are encouraged to wear colors representing their town: Blue for Cornelius, red for Davidson, […]


Ready to get fit? Register now for the Mayors’ Fitness Challenge

Feb. 2. Registration is open for the third annual Mayors’ Fitness Challenge. Residents of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville register as one town team and try to win the title of Fittest Community. Details The 2023 fitness challenge will run six weeks, March 12 – April 22. The goal for each town is to have the […]

Carolina Thread Trail map

Carolina Thread Trail has new 15-county, interactive map

Dec. 27. The Carolina Thread Trail has a new interactive online trail map, with nearly 500 miles of publicly accessible trails and greenways, not to mention river trails for paddling. The redesigned website has information about free recreation opportunities across 15 counties in the Greater Charlotte region filtered by location, type of activity, difficulty and […]

YogaSix opening in The Shops at Fresh Market

April 16. YogaSix, owned by longtime friends who met in college in Tehran, is opening next week in the Shops at Fresh Market. Headquartered in Irvine, Ca., YogaSix is part of Xponential Fitness, a franchisor of boutique fitness brands. Their story Franchise owners Ali Alamir and Alireza Rashidi moved to the US from Iran and […]

Lake Norman Stars:

Back Row L-R – Stefi Williams, Jordan Kritzinger, Fiona Garvey-Knapp, Rachel Rogers, Cleo Neal, Bridget Steen

Front Row L-R – Zoe Garvey Knapp, Micayla Phillips, Abby Jordon, Lilly Jordon, Kayley Rutherford, Violet Klienschmidt; Macy Schaino, Kendall Phillips, Alyssa Rutherford, Adilyn Williams

YMCA Stars shone at Furman meet

Jan. 26. The Lake Norman YMCA Stars gymnastics team walked away with multiple accolades during the three-day Furman Classic held at Upward Star Center in Spartanburg, SC. Their sweep included 28 first place event finishes, 29 event second place finishes, 14 third place event finishes and 6 first-place All Around winners. All this happened in spite […]

The MoMA Smart Rope displays your jump count with LED lights. $80

7 healthy holiday gift options, the COVID-19 edition

Nov. 16. By Cliff Mehrtens. Giving the gift of good health this holiday season – like many things during COVID-19 – will be slightly different. Many gyms, fitness centers and health clubs have closed, or are open at a reduced capacity because of the virus. And, let’s face it, the more we distance, the more […]