Second annual Healthy St. Pete Fit City 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk on Saturday, April 7, in North Straub Park from 7:30-11 a.m.
Family-friendly wellness event features a chip-timed 5k, a one-mile fun walk, health and wellness vendors, fitness demonstrations, a kids' zone and much more. The event is free and open to the public.
The 5K registration fee is $17.50 ($15 plus a $2.50 convenience fee) and $7 ($5 plus $2 convenience fee) for the one-mile walk. On April 7, the 5K registration fee increases to $20.
Participants may also register on race day in North Straub Park beginning at 7:30 a.m. Those registered for the 5K by March 23 receive an event t-shirt; t-shirts will also be available at the event but sizes are limited. Each participant will receive a commemorative finisher's medal for either the 5K or one-mile walk, with a limit of one medal per participant.
A free training day for families and individuals planning to participate in the April 7 event will be held Saturday, March 17, at 9 a.m. Participants will run from St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave. N., to Azalea Park, 1600 72nd St. N., where they may work out on the interactive fitness stations before returning to St. Pete Running Company. All ages and fitness levels are welcome and no registration is required.
American Heart Association's Move More Day on April 4
Let's get moving for the American Heart Association's Move More Month. Join Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin, Healthy St. Pete and the American Heart Association Tampa Bay as they celebrate their pledge to stay active in the Sunshine City at the Move More Day Rally and Walk on Wednesday, April 4 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Dr. NE. The event will include live music, goody bags and a group walk around the park.
During the month of April, the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to move more and commit to begin physically active. The Move More Day Rally and Walk is hosted by Healthy St. Pete, the City of St. Petersburg and the American Heart Association Tampa Bay. Healthy St. Pete is a city initiative that works toward improving the health and well-being of residents in St. Pete through innovative projects and partnerships with organizations, such as the American Heart Association.
Contact Healthy St. Pete at 727-892-5994 or visit www.HealthyStPeteFL.com