THE GREAT CANDY RUN BLOG

Great Candy Run on 9 KUSA

Fetal Health Foundation founder Lonnie Somers and Dr. Michael Zaretsky appeared on Colorado Today to talk about the Foundation and the Great Candy Run. Denise Plante took the Jelly Belly  BeanBoozled®   challenge. Did she get a tasty bean or not? Watch and find...

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A Sneak Peek at Denver’s Great Candy Run Route!

We’re getting excited for the Great Candy Run November 6th in Washington Park, and it’s not just a sugar high.   (Though we have been eating far too many candy corns and tiny pumpkins. ) Details are coming together, we have terrific and enthusiastic...

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Three Ways to Make Running Better… with Candy!

Pearson’s Candy makes some of our very favorite treats.  Pearson’s  started in the Candy business in Minneapolis in 1909! They’re famous for their Salted Nut Roll, Mint Patty, and Bun Bars, and other tasty confections- treats we deserve after a great...

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5 Tips to Make Your Great Candy Run Team the SWEETEST

If you’ve run even a tiny bit, you know that an accountability buddy makes training and racing more fun. When we’re there for each other, the training goes more smoothly, the support makes a difference, and we can celebrate together. The same is true for...

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Stacy’s Diary: What We Heard At Grandma’s Marathon

Note: the Great Candy Run Minneapolis has been postponed until 2017. Minneapolis Race Director Stacy Hvinden recently visited Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth to spread the word about The Great Candy Run. Duluth is lovely. The views of Lake Superior amazed my...

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Great Candy Run’s Newest Race!

Do you like candy? Terrific: this race is for you! They’ve been begging for it, so September 17th we’re bringing The Great Candy Run to the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie. The Great Candy Run Minneapolis features candy-themed nostalgia and fun for...

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Our attention, our most precious and scarce resource

Economics, at its core, is how we, as a society, answer how we handle scarcity. Scarcity, by definition in economics, derives from having limited resources and unlimited wants and needs.  We are always valuing  these resources, such as food, shelter, gold, clothing,...

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Paying it Forward: Denver Family Raises Funds for Fetal Health

For the Young family – five-year-old twins Conor and Liam and their parents Kate and Randy – taking part in Denver’s 12th Annual Great Candy Run, which benefits the Fetal Health Foundation (FHF), is very important.  They know first-hand that FHF is a real life-saver....

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Live Sweet, Play Sweet, Run Sweet

With today’s every 24/7 connectivity to each other (email, facebook, text, instant messaging, twitter, etc.), we are more connected more than anytime in history.  Ironically while we are connected more, we are also less personable, kind, and caring.  While I love...

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