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Active Living Network - Profiles

At its core, active living is about people working together to create places where physical activity—walking, biking, playing—is an integral part of everyday life. Active Living Network profiles highlight inspiring stories and strategies for promoting active living through interviews with professionals, community leaders and innovators from around the country.

Check out the latest active living profiles:

Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston hadn’t ridden a bicycle in more than 40 years. But two months after purchasing a silver three-speed Trek, the mayor was rising at 5 a.m. for a ride through his Hyde ...

On Wednesday, October 3, the usual crossing guards at Copper Creek Elementary School in Glendale, Arizona, were missing. In their place were other familiar, albeit furrier, faces: Howler and Big Re ...

In 2003, shortly before her 35th birthday, Michelle Grady competed in her first-ever triathlon. “When I crossed the finish line I just burst into tears, I was so overwhelmed with what I felt,” ...

A greenway to replace cement and blight Now Proposed When Winston Dong, Jr., describes the cracked asphalt and lumbering, elevated tracks that overshadow a 12-mile corri ...

Active Living in Big Sky CountryYou might expect that rancher-turned-Montana-Governor Brian Schweitzer is comfortable riding the range. But the former soil scientist with a penchant for bolo ties i ...