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Stephanie Cuellar
Mar 28, 2019

LET'S GET MOVING - APRIL!

Mar 28, 2019 by Stephanie Cuellar

Let's Get Moving! 

Congratulations to the It's Time Texas Community Challenge winners!

National Walking Day!
Walk with Mayor Price at City Hall at 12:00pm on April 3 for National Walking Day!


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
 

Week of Workouts
Want to casually run or walk everyday with really cool people? If so, check out the convenient lineup of social running/walking events in Fort Worth:

Monday: Luke's Locker (Clearfork) at 5:30pm 
Social walk, any distance, all abilities welcome.
TuesdayLuke's Locker (Clearfork) at 6:00am
Any distance, all abilities welcome.
Wednesday: Social Running (The Trailhead) at 6:45pm
Rain or shine, all abilities are welcome.
Thursday: Luke's Locker (Clearfork) at 6:00am
Any distance, all abilities welcome.

Upcoming Walks/Runs

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!

Luke's Locker Social Run:
Join Luke's Locker for a social run on Thursday, April 11 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at their Shops at Clearfork location. This is part of Luke's Locker's month run series. View other runs here

REGISTER HERE!

MORE THAN PINK WALK:
Join Susan G. Komen for their MORE THAN PINK WALK on Saturday, April 27 from 8:30am-11:00am at Clearfork (5000 Clearfork Main St.). 

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

Trek Bikes of Arlington Ride Series:
Ride with Jens Voigt, former world tour rider, on Saturday, March 30 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!