David Freeze, Author at Salisbury Post

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Another Main Street Challenge 5K success

Rowan’s only remaining night race had everything a runner could want last Friday evening. Moderate summertime temperatures and humidity, plus post-race favorite refreshments from Pizza ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, June 15, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Price of Freedom Museum to Host Annual D-Day Remembrance on June 8

CHINA GROVE — A new look will greet visitors to the main building at Price of Freedom Museum for the popular D-Day Remembrance on June ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, June 2, 2024 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Catching up!

My column last week updated everyone on the latest from my farm accident. The Gotta’ Run column from last week got lost online somehow, but ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, June 1, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Now I’m hoping to run again!

Last week, I wrote about how to handle a slump in your exercise performance, of course having no idea that I would experience a serious ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, May 25, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Beating the inevitable running slump

A lot of us think that the quality of the day’s run has much to do with our overall day. So what should we do ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, May 18, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Cycling for recovery and a boost in training

Nearly all runners have occasional issues that require a change in training. Injuries that include shin splints, calf or hamstring tenderness, tendinitis and almost any ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, May 11, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: A new kid on the block — Shanna Matlock

Local runners and walkers have noticed a rapidly improving runner the last few months. At 60 years of age, Shanna Matlock was already good when ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, May 4, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: No limits with cerebral palsy, Kayla Sechler

I first met Kayla Sechler when we covered her sister Kassidy’s battle with heart disease. Kayla has her own impressive story about how she approaches ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, April 27, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Salisbury Police Chief Patrick Smith

I wasn’t surprised at all that running remains a big part of Patrick Smith’s life as Salisbury’s police chief. He started running in late 2000 ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, April 20, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Rowan County women make memories at Monday’s Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Katie Efird ran her first Boston Marathon last year and loved it. Danielle Soroka had never been but wanted to try it. Maleah ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 12:06 am

Lifestyle

An amazing day for the West Rowan Bible teachers

5K, Fun run raise record proceeds Saturday morning, April 6, dawned clear and cool as well over 300 runners began arriving at the West Rowan Elementary ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, April 13, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Conclusion of Julians’ Europe running adventure

Last week, the Julian family shared the beginning of a weeklong European running vacation. Rebekah, Scott, Hope, Eli and Noah make up Rowan’s premier running ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, April 13, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Julian family enjoys a European running vacation

Rowan’s premier running family enjoyed a very special vacation, and the details are worth sharing. Mom, Rebekah, is owner of the Lazy Five Vets and ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, April 6, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Accurately measuring a 5K race course

Things are much different with races these days from when I began running in 1979. 5Ks are all the rage now and there are lots ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, March 23, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: What happens when big rain and a race come together!

We have been fortunate over the years with rain. I remember lots of forecasts for big rain that fizzled out. I remember only one that ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, March 16, 2024 12:00 am

Business

Eye in the sky: IOMAX debuts another border patrol plane

MOORESVILLE — The plane is a Cessna Caravan 208B EX, and is loaded with the latest technology. Jamie Bishop, IOMAX vice president of engineering, said, ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, March 10, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Outdoor walking safety tips

It is time to go walking. Longer afternoons and better temperatures are here. Springtime is awakening around you. Grab a friend and you can motivate ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, March 9, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Spring beginning runners class and more

By David Freeze A few warmer days have a lot of folks starting to think about getting in shape for the beach and other warm ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, March 2, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Kassidy Sechler is still fighting

8th Annual Love Thy Neighbor fundraiser will support her on March 16 It didn’t take long for those organizing the 2024 Love Thy Neighbor to ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, March 2, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Time is ticking on the Daily Mile

Since I reported that the Daily Mile is no longer a part of the day at Rowan Salisbury Schools, I have received many comments, every ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, February 24, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Treadmill transition to running outside

I often get questions about the treadmill versus running outside, and they seem to peak about this time of year. Here is some good information ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Closing details on Winter Flight 2024 and upcoming race info

New Sarum Brewing, Catawba College, Rowan Helping Ministries and 341 participants all came together on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4, for Rowan’s biggest running event, the 41st ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, February 10, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Winter Flight, Rowan Helping Ministries and the Daily Mile

Winter Flight weekend, it’s finally here! Sunday’s 41st Annual New Sarum Brewing Winter Flight 8K usually gathers a big crowd and among them are some ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, February 3, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Time to go run Winter Flight!

Salisbury and Rowan runners have known about the Winter Flight races for a long time. Most races have a much shorter lifespan, simply because there ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, January 27, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Winter Flight welcomes renowned ultramarathoner as race starter

The 41st Annual New Sarum Brewing Brewing Winter Flight event is not all about the races on Feb. 4. Saturday evening, Feb. 3, has plenty ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, January 20, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Who is allowing the Daily Mile to die?

I wrote a column in 2018 and several since about one of my favorite projects ever! Working with partners that included Healthy Rowan, Vulcan Materials, ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, January 13, 2024 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Winter Flight races and revisiting vitamin D

Salisbury and Rowan’s signature running event is now less than a month away. The 41st Annual New Sarum Brewing Winter Flight 8K, 5K and Fun ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, January 6, 2024 12:00 am

News

Resolution 5k gets 2024 rolling

SALISBURY — Just short of 100 runners and a couple dozen volunteers came out to The Forum early morning on Monday, Jan. 1, with two ... Read more

by David Freeze, Wednesday, January 3, 2024 12:10 am

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