David Freeze, Author at Salisbury Post

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

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Going for a walk at Rowan Helping Ministries

On Saturday, Dec. 9, five guests from Rowan Helping Ministries participated in their first ever 5K. The Santa Run at Sloan Park boasts a beautiful ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, December 16, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: We’re in the middle of a battle!

Have you ever realized that we are in a battle during the holiday season? A battle for our own best self! Most Americans gain 2.5-3.5 ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, December 9, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Another sizzling cross country season for the Catawba Indians

Catawba College Coach Jason Bryan and both his men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished off another fine season on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Tom ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, December 2, 2023 12:00 am

News

Thanksgiving Day Butterball 5K has record attendance

The Forum hosted runners from 11 states and the District of Columbia on Thanksgiving morning. With a record 384 registered runners, the race was able ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, November 30, 2023 12:00 am

China Grove

Popular Christmas on the Homefront returns to Price of Freedom Museum

Christmas on the Homefront is back again for the next two Sundays at Price of Freedom Museum. Live Christmas music will again be featured in ... Read more

by David Freeze, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 2:36 pm

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Another sizzling cross country season for the Catawba Indians

Coach Jason Bryan and both his men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished off another fine season last weekend on the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 25, 2023 11:56 pm

Local

David Freeze: A day in the life of a homeless person

By David Freeze For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Pam Bradshaw is 56, from Salisbury, and she’s making progress. Bradshaw has been at Rowan Helping ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 25, 2023 11:42 pm

Lifestyle

David Freeze: What I’m thankful for

What I’m thankful for: Salisbury being designated a national Runner Friendly Community again. First awarded in 2018, Salisbury is one of only 45 cities in ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 25, 2023 5:29 pm

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Running in the cold and more

Out on the farm, we had three mornings with lows in the 20s this past week. I’m sure we will still get some more warm ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 18, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Race day etiquette for the Butterball 5K on Thanksgiving Day

Planning has been underway for Rowan’s biggest 5K race for months. Of course, as race day gets closer, the intensity ramps up. Same as it ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 11, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Salisbury is the last stop of 100 county seats

Editor’s note: David Freeze has completed a challenge to run in a few miles in every county seat in all 100 N.C. counties. Contact him ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, November 4, 2023 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Finally getting it done! The Mississippi River ride is now complete

In August of 2022, I planned the Mississippi River final day’s ride from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on to New Orleans. Without any real concerns, I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, October 28, 2023 12:00 am

China Grove

Bob Mault was a visionary with many projects and a few tears

Salisbury the Magazine has featured hundreds of special people. But one special story about a good man may have been the most successful ever. Bob ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, October 26, 2023 12:05 am

Lifestyle

Gotta’ Run: Upcoming races and more

This weekend is the last one off for the next month. We’ve got races in a bunch of places, and one of them is an ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, October 22, 2023 8:19 am

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Gotta’ Run: More county seats, everything done except Salisbury

Editor’s note: David Freeze is completing a challenge to run in a few miles in every county seat in all 100 N.C. counties. Contact him ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, October 14, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Price of Freedom continues old school Gospel series

After an overflow crowd in August, the Old School Gospel Series returns to the Price of Freedom Museum on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, October 7, 2023 12:00 am

Lifestyle

15th Annual Grace Lutheran Fish Fry benefits local 12-year-old

Khloe Kioukis loves to go to school. She is 12 years old and attends China Grove Middle School when she can. Khloe loves people, has ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, October 7, 2023 12:00 am

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Gotta’ Run: When I needed a new watch!

I remember when I started running that a watch was the last thing I cared about. I just wanted to make the next block and ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, October 7, 2023 12:00 am

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Gotta’ Run: Visiting more counties as the challenge winds down

Editor’s note: David Freeze is completing a challenge to run in a few miles in every county seat in all 100 N.C. counties. Contact him ... Read more

by David Freeze, Saturday, September 30, 2023 12:05 am

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