10 April 2008

Gallop Into Family Fitness

Running events are best left to your whippet-lean neighbor who runs every morning, rain or shine, right? Not this one – the Market, Set, Go! Fun Run and Garden Gallop, slated for Saturday, April 19, at the Dallas Farmer’s Market (1010 S. Pearl St., Dallas), is aimed at the whole family. Brought to you by the folks at the Dallas Dietetic Association (DDA) and Fit-For-Me Foundation, the event promotes good nutrition and family fitness.

“Childhood obesity continues to be a serious problem in the United States, and Dallas area kids are no exception,” says Fit-For-Me’s Don Miguel. “In the state of Texas, 25% of children 6-18 years of age are either overweight or obese. Dallas residents need more fun events that promote good nutrition and physical activity for the entire family.”

Proceeds of Market, Set, Go! Fun Run and Garden Gallop benefit Fit-For-Me, a non-profit organization committed to reducing childhood obesity rates in our area.

Register now for openings for runners and walkers from ages 10 through 75, as well as special registrations for teams of 25 and families of four. Your whippet-lean neighbor will appreciate the USATF-certified course and champion chip timing. You’ll enjoy a stroll around the Farmer’s Market on a shiny spring morning. Sounds like a painless way to inject a little more fitness into your family’s weekend, no?

~ Lisa

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