Fit City Challenge 5k/10k and fitness festival

By Kelly Johnson, community blogger

April 12, 2010, 7:00AM

I have to admit, I think this race’s retro logo would be worth registering just to get the t-shirt.

Fit City 5k (Tualatin)

When: Saturday, April 17, 2010

Where: Juanita Poll Center in the Tualatin Community Park

What time: DOR registration starts at 8:30a and the race starts at 9a

Register:

Online via PayPal by April 14th for $20 per person or DOR for $30 per person. Families of 3 or more get a discount when signing up before the 16th at Road Runner Sports for only $15 per
person. Registration includes snacks at the finish, a t-shirt, and yes, friends, there will be prizes!

The run will start at Tualatin Community Park – where we had our RunOregon Tualatin group run on April 8th. The course makes use of the Tualatin River pedestrian bridge and the paved paths in Tigard’s Cook Park, and is part of a much larger event called the Fit City Health Fair, which will provide health and fitness information for runners and non-runners of all ages.

Here is the full schedule for the Fit City Health Fair – which is FREE – and takes place after the 5k:

Free Health Screenings & Services
10:00am – 2:00pm

    • Lions Multiple Health Screening Unit-Visual Acuity, Glaucoma, Blood Pressure, Hearing and for Diabetes with 4 hour fasting prior to screening
    • Balance Master Fisk Fall Assessment-Provided by Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
    • Using Wii for Fitness, Health & Rehabilitation-Provided by Providence Bridgeport Health Center

Speaker Presentations & Discussions

10:30-11:30a – Internet Safety, presented by the Tualatin Police Dept., in the Lafke House

10:30-11:30a – Medicine Beyond Drugs & Surgery, presented by Dr. Jeff Clark, in the Juanita Pohl Center

12:00-1:00p – When to go to the Emergency Room, presented by Barbara Moore, MD, Meridian Park Medical Center, in the Juanita Pohl Center

12:00-1:00p – Combating Childhood Obesity-A Community Effort, presented by Lou Ogden and Monique Beikman in the Lafke House

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