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Virginia Tech Rec Sports hosts Thankful Three-Miler

The second-annual Thankful Three-Miler on Nov. 14 drew 158 members of the Virginia Tech community to run or walk on the Buford Meredith Cross Country Course on the university's Blacksburg…

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Sports Media and Analytics Major is a Popular Major

Bill Roth, professor of practice for sports media and analytics, talks about this popular new major in the Virginia Tech School of Communication.

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Paddleboarding with Venture Out

Venture Out hosted one of their Park and Play Stand-Up Paddleboarding trips at Clayor Lake on Reading Day. Participants were provided with paddleboards, paddles, PFDs and basic instruction before…

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Hokie Olympians Panel

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Virtual Run in Remembrance 2021

Hokie Nation once again participated virtually to run/walk over three days to honor the 32 lives lost on April 16th, 2007.

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Presidents Pickleball match showcases the new Rec Sports Field House

Tracy Vosburgh, Senior Associate Vice President for University Relations, challenged President Tim Sands and Frank Shushok, Vice President for Student Affairs, to a game of Pickleball at the newly…

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Venture Out opens new bouldering wall

Venture Out's bouldering wall is located in the new Venture Out Center at 540 Beamer Way, in the South Recreation Area next to the Recreational Field House and Intramural Fields. Use of the…

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Recreational Sports' Esports Trailer:

Who's ready to game!? ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฆƒ Rec Sports is excited to announce the launch of their inaugural esports leagues, with registration now open! Leagues: ๐Ÿ€ 2K (1v1) for PlayStation and Xbox โšฝ๏ธ FIFA…

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Tackling COVID-19 on the football field

A collaborative effort between Engineering and Sports Medicine has led to the production of a double visor for Virginia Tech football players. The goal was to create a customized face shield that…

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Rec Sports Standard of Clean

With the reopening of McComas Hall on August 18 for the fall semester, Recreational Sports has implemented a plethora of procedural and safety modifications to ensure a comfortable and clean exercise…

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Virginia Tech's 2020 Virtual Run in Remembrance

Hosted by Recreational Sports, the 2020 Virtual Run in Remembrance had 11,532 participants from across four continents and totaled 81,628 miles. Thank you, Hokie community. Video produced by…

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Run in Remembrance goes virtual for 2020

For this year's annual Run in Remembrance, Hokies around the world came together virtually. Through efforts to encourage social distancing, participants ran and walked far more than the…

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Improved Studio Gives Students Real World Broadcast Experience On Campus

Improvements made to the broadcast studio and set in the Moss Arts Center gives Multimedia Journalism and Sports Media & Analytics majors a chance to gain newsroom experience in the classroom.

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Sports Media And Analytics becomes a major

Students in the new Sports Media and Analytics major discuss how the program’s evolution from concentration to dedicated major has enhanced their Virginia Tech experience. The program is led by…

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Alumnus finds dream job combining analytics and basketball

Alumnus Faizan Hasnany is well positioned in his role with the Chicago Bulls to combine his love of basketball with the expertise he developed while earning his bachelor’s in business…

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FORWARD Series // Krista

When Recreational Sports' Assistant Director for Fitness Programs, Krista Gwilliam, was a toddler, her parents discovered she was suffering from undiagnosed congenital hip dysplasia. Her doctors…

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