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Hilltopper Volleyball Team Repeats Win

on September 11, 2012 - 7:34am

Hilltopper Vollyball team beats Bernalillo 3-2 last weekend.

Hilltopper Claire Stewert with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk
Hilltopper Brianna Montano with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Erin Kirk with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Volleyball team beats Capital 3-1.

Hilltopper Erin Kirk with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Claire Stewart with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Brianna Montano with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Samantha Melton with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk

 

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Sept. 29 Fall Fiesta and Mozart on the Rocks: A Big Day at Bandelier

on September 8, 2012 - 9:39am

Reconstructed kiva at Alcove House. Courtesy/BNM

BANDELIER News:

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 29, Bandelier National Monument is reviving the annual Fall Fiesta so visitors may enjoy Pueblo and Hispanic cultural demonstrations, games, traditional dancing and arts at the park.

The Fiesta was not held in 2011 due to recovery efforts from the Las Conchas Fire and subsequent flooding. This year’s theme is "Celebrating Nature through Art and Culture."

Entry to Bandelier will be free that day, which is National Public Lands Day.

Bandelier National Monument is making an effort to reach people

PEEC Offers Second Hike in Fire Recovery Series

on September 6, 2012 - 7:58am

The Upper Crossing at Frijoles Canyon. Courtesy photo

PEEC News:

Chick Keller will lead a “Frijoles Canyon Devastation and Recovery Interpretive Hike” Sunday, Sept. 16. The hike is free and open to the public, with no registration required. 

Participants should meet at 8 a.m. at Ponderosa Campground, near the intersection of N.M. 501 and N.M. 4. 

The hike will first go about 1.5 miles to the rim of Frijoles Canyon, through moderate burn damage and one badly flood-damaged site.

Bob Weeks Top Predictor in Weekly Pace Race

on September 6, 2012 - 6:46am
ATOMIC ROAD RUNNERS News:
 
Bob Weeks was only 3 seconds off his prediction at Tuesday's pace race.
 
There were many good predictions in the weekly Tuesday pace race in Pajarito Acres. There were 28 people who competed. The course was a fairly-flat one mile paved-loop mainly on Estante Way.
 
One could run any number of loops but with a requested predicted time of 45 minutes or less. All distances from 1 to 5 miles were done. Most did 1 or 3 miles.
 
The fastest for 1 mile were Duncan Fuehne (6:49), Sue Kinkead and Lynn Kluegel (both 13:43). The faster 3-mile runners were Roxana

Running Technique, Posture and Pain

on September 4, 2012 - 9:14am

Column by Jessica Kisiel

There are no sports beyond our body's capability! When we have pain playing a sport though, it is easy to blame the activity for our pain.

Running, the primary functional movement our body was designed for, has a reputation for being hard on or even bad for the body.

It is often the first sport we are advised not to do if we have any lower extremity pain. If running were the problem then everyone who runs should hurt as a result of participating, right?

The fact is, some people suffer while others are pain free. Why?

The difference lies in the physical body that

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