Naples Fitness Challenge: Roeser makes it four straight; Butcher repeats women's title
Updated 6/3/2012 at 3:36 p.m. 0 comments
It was a day of repeat champions at the Naples Fitness Challenge Triathlon on Sunday morning at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Or, as was the case for Kurt Roeser, a four-peat.
PHOTOS: Cyclists enjoy island sights during second annual Tour de Marco
Updated 4/3/2012 at 7:46 a.m. 0 comments
Almost 200 cyclists took the Tour de Marco on Sunday, the second annual running of the bike run around the island on a 15 or 30-mile course. Starting and finishing at the Y, the bikers enjoyed a beautiful morning, riding ...
PHOTOS: Runners speed through Marco Bridge Run
Updated 3/18/2012 at 10:28 a.m. 0 comments
With runners from both the local area and points across the country the Marco Bridge race was run under perfect early morning conditions. A pre sunrise start sent them on a 16 mile course traversing back and forth over the ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Boot Camp is an exercise adventure
Published 6/24/2011 at 2:05 p.m. 0 comments
The decision is still out on whether Natalie Lahnan is a drill sergeant, but Marco Island Adventure Boot Camp draws unanimous support.
MICA: Fourth of July on Residents Beach – A Marco Island tradition
Published 6/3/2011 at 9:48 a.m. 0 comments
It is truly amazing that another “season” has come through our island and flown the coop already and that summer is upon us, as witnessed by our steamy, humid weather. Our thoughts at the Marco Island Civic Association and Residents’ ...
Summer means camp at the Marco Island Y
Published 6/3/2011 at 9:44 a.m. 0 comments
Summer time at the Y also means its Summer Day Camp time! Oh boy, I can hardly wait to get out there with my fellow campers and have a “Funtastic” summer. What was that, Oh, I’ve been told that the ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Marco gets people up and riding
Updated 4/4/2011 at 9:46 p.m. 0 comments
Whether you ride an $8,000 racing bicycle or a fat-tired Schwinn, Sunday was a beautiful morning for a ride. Approximately 175 cyclists took advantage of the weather, joining in the first-ever Tour de Marco event. Not a race, the Tour ...
PHOTOS: Cold weather camping: Marco Y’s ’Blizzard Beach Camp’ lives up to its name
Published 12/31/2010 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
The Greater Marco Island Family YMCA holiday “camp” for kids was called “Blizzard Beach,” and Monday’s weather made the blizzard part of the name feel right at home. The camp was structured so that parents can drop their children off ...
PHOTOS: Reindeer Runners battle cold, rain for race
Published 12/20/2010 at 9:56 a.m. 0 comments
Neither rain nor cold could stop the children participating in the Greater Marco Family YMCA’s Reindeer Dash Saturday morning.
Photo Gallery: Record 262 runners meet Marco hills challenge
Updated 12/18/2010 at 2:24 p.m. 0 comments
Although a dreary, wet day, a record 262 runners met the challenge of the Marco Island hills in the 29th annual 5 Mile Hill Run on Saturday.
Think it's cold here? Cold weather photos from around the globe
Published 12/7/2010 at 11:40 a.m. 0 comments
It could be worse. As Florida suffers through an early cold snap, many across the globe are doused in a blanket of snow and ice.
PHOTOS Frightfully fun: Halloween Spooktacular draws biggest crowd ever
Published 10/25/2010 at 3:48 p.m. 0 comments
Marco residents packed Mackle Park on Saturday to celebrate Halloween early. The annual Halloween Spooktacular, which is organized by the city of Marco Island Parks and Recreation, attracted crowds of families and children. Many of them dressed in costume. “This ...
YMCA ready to unveil their new look
Published 9/16/2010 at 2:19 p.m. 4 comments
When told the YMCA is undertaking an extensive rebranding campaign, one question immediately pops into mind: Why? Why change the Y, when so many people know the name, and the organization’s many community programs are so well-received? The answer, said ...
Efforts turn futile for travel soccer games on Marco
Published 8/24/2010 at 5:11 p.m. 0 comments
There will be no travel soccer games on Marco Island.
Council slices into Racquet Center budget
Published 8/6/2010 at 2:04 p.m. 0 comments
No stone is going unturned as Marco Island City Council continues to seek budget cuts. This time the slice comes in the Parks & Recreation Department budget. Specifically, the City Racquet Center. Supervisor Bill Van Glabek’s full-time position is being ...
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