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Stephanie Cuellar
Mar 1, 2019

LET'S GET MOVING - MARCH!

Mar 1, 2019 by Stephanie Cuellar

Let's Get Moving! 


It's Time Texas Community Challenge

We're asking everyone in Fort Worth to sign up for the It's Time Texas Community Challenge, and represent Fort Worth in this state-wide healthy challenge. Earn points for being active, eating fruits and vegetables, and drinking water. Sign up and help us show the rest of Texas we're the healthiest city in the state.  

REGISTER HERE!

Join Team HSC!

Do you know someone at UNTHSC who likes to walk, run, or cycle? If so, encourage them to join Team HSC HERE! Check out some upcoming events below.
 

Fort Worth Bike Sharing

Did you know that UNTHSC students get FREE Fort Worth Bike Sharing memberships? Claim your free annual membership HERE! Additionally, UNTHSC employees get 50% off their annual membership. Sign-up using your UNTHSC email account at https://fortworth.bcycle.com/join-now
 

Upcoming Walks/Runs

Team HSC Campus Walk/Run/Ride:
On Tuesday, March 26, Team HSC will host a run/walk/ride event on campus! We will meet at 12:00 PM in the Library Courtyard. Feel free to choose whatever route suites you best or create your own route. We welcome all levels of runners/walkers/cyclist as well as adult friends and family. The important thing is that you have fun being active, and you inspire others to join you! Refreshments and swag will be provided. Fitness Center showers (on campus) will be available to participants. 

REGISTER HERE!

Chasing Leaks 5K Run:
Join the Fort Worth Runners Club, the City of Fort Worth, and the EPA on the annual Chasing Leaks 5K on Saturday, March 30 at 9:00am at Panther Island Pavilion. This year they are holding the race with the Cowtown Great American Cleanup and Earth Party to help promote environmental awareness. This year, race proceeds assist low-income families with their water bills.

REGISTER HERE!

Hungry Hound Hustle:
Join Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank, Inc. for their Hungry Hound Hustle 5K Fun Run and 1 mile Dog Walk on Saturday, March 30 at 7:30am at Mutt's Canine Cantina. All proceeds benefit Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank.  

REGISTER HERE!

Interested in volunteering at this event? View volunteer opportunities HERE!

Zoo Run:
Join us for the 22nd annual Zoo Run on Saturday, April 6 at the Fort Worth Zoo! Early registration ends March 22. 


REGISTER HERE!


Girls Run Red:

Girls Run Red will take place at Trinity Park Pavilion #1 on April 7 at 7:30am. This inaugural 5K run/walk is to raise funds for two non-profit organizations: period.org’s Dallas chapter and Msomi Academy for Girls. Whether you run a 15- or 90-minute 5K, want to stroll with a stroller, or bring your four-legged furry friend, please join us and help us support our causes!


REGISTER HERE!

Joe's Run:
Join Team HSC for Joe’s Run on Saturday, June 1 at Magnolia on the Green. Run or walk the 5K/10K, enjoy breakfast tacos and fruit, sponsor booths with giveaways, DJ, and award ceremony. Early Bird registration is open now through May 1, 2019 (receive $5.00 off). Online registration closes Friday, May 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

REGISTER HERE!

Interested in volunteering at this event? View volunteer opportunities HERE!

Upcoming Rides

Rolling Town Hall:
Grab your friends, family, and neighbors for Mayor Price’s Annual Town Hall Kick-Off on Saturday, March 2 at Sundance Square Plaza in downtown Fort Worth! Begin with a quick Zumba stretch at 9:30am followed by a family-friendly bike ride through downtown at 10:15am. Don’t want to ride? Join us for a historical walking tour of downtown instead! Afterwards, stick around for a town hall forum where you can learn the latest city happenings from Mayor in a casual setting. View 

REGISTER HERE!

Family Bike Ride: 
Join Trek Bikes of Arlington for a family friendly 3.3 mile bike ride on Saturday, March 2 from 2:45pm-4:00pm at 1001 NE Green Oaks Blvd #190, Arilington, TX. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams & Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will be in attendance. View the route here

REGISTER HERE!

Trek Bikes of Arlington Ride Series:
Ride with Jens Voigt, former world tour rider, on Saturday, March 2 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at 1001 NE Green Oaks Blvd #190, Arilington, TX. Rides within this series are different every weekend and will be posted a week in advance at the latest. Make sure to check this page for ride details. Please note that start times vary. Helmets are required for every ride.

REGISTER HERE!

Gran Fondo Hincapie: 

Gran Fondo Hincapie- Fort Worth is set for March 30th. Our very own FitWorth has been selected as this year's charity partner, meaning a portion of the event proceeds are coming back to support FitWorth programs. It was announced last week that Lance Armstrong will be joining former team mate George Hincapie for what is sure to be a great ride. Consider signing up to ride one of the three distances- 15, 50, or 80 miles! 

REGISTER HERE!

Interested in volunteering at this event? View volunteer opportunities HERE!