29 May '13, 6pm

Do You Live in One of America's Fittest Cities?

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area has long been a running stronghold, but it's not just in regard to our sport that the Twin Cities are exemplary. For the third straight year, the area around Minnesota's capital has been rated the healthiest, fittest city among the 50 most populous American cities. The rating is part of the American Fitness Index, an annual ranking by the American College of Sports Medicine of the healthiest large population centers in the country. Of the 50 largest urban areas, after Minneapolis in fit-citydom come Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco, California; and Denver, Colorado. For this year's ranking, spots 46-50 were given to Memphis, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; San Antonio, Texas; Detroit, Michigan; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The homes of the three American members of the World Marathon Majors ranked 6th (Boston), 24th (Ne...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/do-you-live-...

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