Sports

Sgt. 1st Class Ronnell Foster (bottom), a 21st Theater Sustainment Command combatives instructor,  grapples with mixed martial arts fighter Chris Lytle  (top) during his visit April 15 to Kleber Kaserne, Germany.

Chris ’Lights Out’ Lytle brings MMA, resiliency to KMC

Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

In recent years, celebrities visiting military installations overseas have become a highlight for service members serving in those areas. Free live music, stand-up comedy and other entertainment provide a welcome break from a rigorous operational tempo.

April 24, 2015 ×
Sports Shorts – Events and Notices

Sports Shorts – Events and Notices

SAAM 5K run/walk The Army and Air Force will host a Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K Run/Walk Saturday at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center in Bldg. 2117. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9. Registration is free for all participants. The first 100 to register will […]

April 24, 2015 ×
Courtesy photo by Linda Hitchcok
Members of the Ramstein Runners run March 30 along the banks of the Moselle River in Bernkastel-Kues, Germany. The Ramstein Runners is a Kaiserslautern-based, women-only running group that provides opportunities for group fitness training and social networking for members of the KMC.

Ramstein runners pounding the pavement

by Marisa Novobilski 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

For many members of the Ramstein Runners club, running is more than just logging miles into a tracker. For some, it’s an outlet to relieve stress; for others, it’s a way to make new friends; for even more, it’s a way to stay committed to fitness goals.

April 24, 2015 ×

SAAM 5K run/walk The Army and Air Force will host a Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K Run/Walk April 25 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center in Bldg. 2117. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9. Registration is free for all participants. The first 100 to register […]

April 16, 2015 ×
Amare Francois, son of Jennifer Colbert, guards Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver, during the  ProCamps event. Francois successfully stopped Smith from catching the ball.

NFL star visits KMC

Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

       

April 16, 2015 ×

Sports Shorts

German-American Friendship 5K The German-American Friendship 5K run/walk takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Gelterswoog lake, Gelterswoog 20, 67661. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and pets to this free event, and celebrate a day of camaraderie. Participation medals will be given to the first 500 people. […]

April 9, 2015 ×

Take a Hike

by Donald Seltzer

VOLKSMARCHING NOTES – Got a comment? Found something you’d like to correct? Want to change ‘unknown’ to a useful trail description? Write me at volksmarch@gmail.com with the subject “Feedback KA.” – Interested in volksmarching but not sure how things work? Send an email message to volksmarch@gmail.com with the subject “Getting […]

March 26, 2015 ×

Sports shorts – events and notices

Sports news, events and information for the Kaiserslautern Military Community including athletic events, marathons and much more in and around Ramstein, Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern, Baumholder and Vogelweh.

March 26, 2015 ×
The running club LLG Landstuhl sponsors its 18th German-American Nanstein Mountain Run at 3 p.m. Saturday. The run begins near Sickingensporthalle (gym next to public swimming pool), Kaiserstrasse 128, and goes across forest trails up to Nanstein Castle. The trail is 7.1 kilometers long. The first three winners of each age group will receive certificates and prizes. Starting fee is €6 for adults and €3 for students. For details, visit www.llg-landstuhl.de or call Alex Barsteiner at 0173-3480684.

Landstuhl German-American mountain run

Courtesy photo

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March 19, 2015 ×
U.S. Army Spc. Forrest Powell (right), a vehicle mechanic assigned to the 51st Transportation Company, improves his mixed martial arts “arm-bar.”  Powell participates in MMA training with German nationals and American citizens in hopes of improving his skills as an MMA fighter.

MMA brings American military, Germans together

Photos by Staff Sgt. Brian Kimball

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March 19, 2015 ×