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Police Protection at the Races

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The best race directors plan ahead to obtain the necessary permits and to secure police protection and road closures. Some races, held at office parks that are not used on weekends, or other off-road sites (like the wonderful islands in downtown Richmond, Virginia) do not need road closures or police protection like downtown marathons and

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Jogger Killed by Motorist in Ashburn, Virginia

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Tragedy struck in Ashburn, Virginia earlier this month when a 31 year old woman was killed at the intersection of Waxpool Road and Claiborne Parkway while out for an early morning jog.  The jogger was hit by a 61 year old motorist who stopped at the scene and administered CPR while awaiting the arrival of

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After the crash: what to do…

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If you have been in a bike crash or struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk or by a truck while running along the road, be sensible about your situation. Short term “heroics” or machismo can lead to long-term suffering. If you’re down, lie still until you or a qualified person can make

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Doctors, Lawyers and others take part in WABA ride

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Shown here getting ready to depart for the full distance “VASA” ride sponsored by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (“WABA”) is Dr. Allen Delaney, M.D. of Commonwealth Orthopedics and, and with his wife (and Physical Therapist) Mary Delaney, “Rehab to Racing” multi-sport coaching services. This veteran triathlete has bicycled throughout the world, and is shown

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Scars from bike crashes and other accidents may be fixed – Free Plastic Surgery Seminar

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Local Plastic Surgery expert Dr. Byron Poindexter of the Reston, Virginia Austin-Weston Center has helped accident victims who have scarring and deformity as the result of crashes, burns and other trauma. The Center has free consultations as well as free seminars. Consider attending a free seminar on Virginia plastic surgery to learn about the latest

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