Lantern Run School Race Bradenton, FL

Lantern Run Florida Post-Race We worked with an Elementary school in Florida to put on a 5K for their running club. The event was also open to the public to help raise funds for the school. The event brought in about

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Pineapple Cakes, Mochi, Rice Crackers, & Green Tea

You can't have a lantern festival without food. We decided to go with pineapple cakes, lychee mochi, rice crackers, & green tea because we simply felt these foods were most representative of the common snacks people

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What Time of Day Do You Run?

My sister runs. She postpones dinner because “the weather wouldn’t be good after I eat”. This sleep-loving antelope awakes at 5 or 6 in the morning to pound out a few miles before passing out on her bed

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Mystery Item: Race Belt or Handmade Lantern?

This week we announced our mystery item. Well, a vote for our mystery item. The vote is between a race belt or a handmade lantern. Why did we pick these items? Race Belt: The idea behind the race belt was

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Why We Love Nighttime Runs

I’m a runner. Our sponsorship & volunteer director is a runner. On a lot of days, I do a run at 8:00am in the morning and then another run at 8:00pm at night when the weather is cool. Do I prefer one over another?

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The True Beauty in Lantern Festivals

Having grown up in the U.S. all my life, I’ve never encountered or even heard of a lantern festival. Last year, I had the opportunity to visit Pingxi, probably the most popular destination in Taiwan for lantern

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9.5 Theses: Thoughts on How Fun Runs should be

9.5 Theses – A Thought on how Fun Runs should be Immediately after college, I was lucky to have gotten recruited into a very niche but fun business. I was amongst the first company to introduce the concept of

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Mission & Core Values

Mission Luminate seeks to put on events that positively impact local communities by organizing fun, family-friendly runs that also benefit a local charity. Luminate Core Values 1. See other people as more

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