Kurt Lenser (left) and his twin brother, Karl Lenser (right), earned the top two spots in the men's 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half-Marathon.

Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers

For the second year in a row, Karl Lenser, employee wellness coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, took first place in the men’s 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half Marathon on March 3.  Continue reading “Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers”

Dr. Edward Anson head shot

Anson ready to take on half-marathon, 5K

Ed Anson, professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is doing double duty this weekend by participating in the Little Rock Marathon 5k and half marathon races.  Continue reading “Anson ready to take on half-marathon, 5K”

Diane Johnson

UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon

When Jewel “Diane” Johnson, 62, of Little Rock, saw that the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was helping sponsor employees participating in the Little Rock Marathon 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon, she was simultaneously intrigued and nervous by the prospect of competing in the 5K.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon”

Tom and Hobbit Singleton

Trainers offer advice for participating in the Little Rock Marathon

Ever since the Little Rock Marathon began 16 years ago, Tom and Hobbit Singleton, of Maumelle, have been training runners to participate in the 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon.  Continue reading “Trainers offer advice for participating in the Little Rock Marathon”

UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to partner with a teammate and create a unique team name. Each week from Feb. 5 to March 18, each two-person team that accumulates a total of 75,000 steps for the week will be entered for a chance to win prizes. Free T-shirts will be granted to all participants.

Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Feb. 5

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the New Year with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness fitness step challenge. Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Feb. 5”

UA Little Rock's New Employee Wellness Coordinator: Mr. Karl Lenser works with Marie Sandusky, the director of health services.

Employee Wellness Program to offer diabetes prevention course

The University of Arkansas Little Rock Employee Wellness Program will kick-start its Diabetes Prevention program this spring for university employees who are at high risk of developing diabetes. Continue reading “Employee Wellness Program to offer diabetes prevention course”

Marie Sandusky (left), UALR director of health services, works out with Karl Lenser (right), UALR employee wellness coordinator. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UALR Communications.

Workshop to teach employees how to get fit without the gym

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is showing employees how to get fit without a gym membership by using a few simple workout devices and exercises.  Continue reading “Workshop to teach employees how to get fit without the gym”

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UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering all UA Little Rock employees and their spouses or partners, students, and members of the Alumni Association the opportunity to participate in the Little Rock Marathon for a discounted rate.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon”

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Join the Holiday Weight Management Challenge

For anyone who is worried about gaining weight during the holiday season, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has the answer.  Continue reading “Join the Holiday Weight Management Challenge”