Stories tagged with: Craig Miracle

December 14, 2013 - 5:35pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Locals ran for more than 3 miles through the rain and snow for a good cause on Saturday.

Runners and walkers met at Vista Golf Course in Nashport to participate in the 10th Annual 5K Reindeer Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Muskingum Family Y's Strong Kids Financial Assistance Program. The funds allow children who are not capable of paying to join various Y programs free of charge.

"There is several programs we have, a lot of sports programs also our summer day camp that's...

November 14, 2013 - 6:37pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family YMCA's annual Zaney Reindeer 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is coming up.

Muskingum Family YMCA Executive Director Craig Miracle says the 5K and 1 mile walk was started 10 years ago as a way to provide runners an opportunity to run in winter and as a way to raise money for families and children who can't afford the full price of the YMCA youth programs.

"We're looking forward to it again," explained Miracle. "We've had a great participation for it the...

July 19, 2013 - 5:06pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

Pool season is in full gear which makes pool safety a serious priority for a local swim center.

Every year, Muskingum Family YMCA leaders go through a series of steps to make sure that the pool's water is up to the health department's standards.

" We go to the health department before the season starts. It has a training on what rules have changed and we go and attend that so we're up to date on all the rules," said Executive Director, Craig Miracle.

Some of these...

June 5, 2013 - 9:56am
2 years 35 weeks ago

Hands on learning is the focus of a summer camp being offered by the Muskingum Family Y.

The STEAM camp stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. It's a two week program that introduces students in sixth-eighth grade to dissection, physics and the rock cycle, among other things.

"Katie Hooper Boyd from Zane State does a great job with the program," said Executive Director the Y Craig Miracle. "She makes it fun. It's very educational. We also have a...

March 5, 2013 - 4:53pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Every year the Muskingum Family YMCA selects women to receive A Women of Achievement Award.

The eight categories are in business, education, health care, young adult, bright futures, special recognition and a lifetime service award. The women nominated must fit a certain criteria to win.

Executive Director, Craig Miracle said "One of the main things, is that you know how are they giving back to the community, role models for other women, open doors for other women, and has...

March 17, 2012 - 4:22pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Rainshowers from earlier in the week created some muddy conditions, but that didn't stop runners today...

The Muskingum County Y held the St. Patty's Day Mud Run to benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. This is the first year for the run, and Executive Director Craig Miracle said it exceeded his expectations.

"This has been phenomenal. We had hoped to have 40 and we're up to 95 at this time, so we're real excited, I think, you know, obviously the weather helps. We got some...

May 23, 2011 - 4:17pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Campers at the Y will have a chance to swim this summer but that's just one of the activities.

The camps provide a fun, educational and adventurous summer for the campers. The Y is a licensed child care center for those parents who need a place for kids to go once school is out for summer.

Some of the activities include nature hikes, games, trips to the Ohio University facilities and of course swimming.

"The kids have a great time," said Craig Miracle the...

May 17, 2011 - 9:36am
4 years 38 weeks ago

This summer area kids interested in football will get a chance to learn from local coaches.

The "Y" is hosting its first Muskingum County Football Camp. It's a three day event for youth entering 3rd-7th grades. Coaches from Philo, West Muskingum and Zanesville will be the camp instructors.

"I think it's very important the kids get a chance to meet the coaches and it also gives the coaches an opportunity to see kids and really emphasize the fundamentals of football...

August 12, 2010 - 11:21am
5 years 24 weeks ago

Community day is coming up and the Muskingum Family Y wants you to run wild.

An event called Run Wild at the Y is more than just your traditional race.

"It's going to have a trail run/obstacle/adventure for the adults 11 and older. For 10 and younger we're going to have lots of other activities for them, including sack race, strong kids dash, egg run, balloon toss, etc. We've got activities for the family throughout the day," Craig Miracle Executive Director of...

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