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Train for and Run the Healthy High Race in April

Healthy High AnnouncementGet those spring-craving feet ready for the annual UMaine Student Wellness Resource Center’s Healthy High 5K or 10K race on April 13 at 4:20 p.m. Though sponsored by the Student Wellness Resource Center, the general public is welcome to participate. Entry fee is $5 for students, $15 for staff and public. All proceeds from the race benefit the Black Bear Exchange food pantry and Thrift Store on campus. There is also a free 1 mile Fun Walk.

Registration has already begun: click here for online registration and here for paper registration.

If you hesitate to sign up for the Healthy High 5K or 10K race, you’ve got time to train with a Campus Recreation sponsored training program called Couch to 5K.

  • Healthy High Couch to 5K: Do you want to run your first 5K or improve your time from last year? Let us help you achieve your goals for UMaine’s Healthy High 5k! You will meet every Monday with a trainer who will lead you in a run outside or indoors (weather permitting). An easy to follow week-by-week training schedule will be provided. Each week you will also receive a hand out on a specific topic such as hydration or stretching.Meets Mondays Feb 24- Apr 7 (no session Mar 3 or Mar 10 due to Spring Break)
    Race Day: 4:20 p.m. on Apr 13, 2014
    Member & Non-Member: $27

Contact the Rec Center at 581-1082 to sign up for Couch to 5K.

For more information about the Healthy High 5K & 10K and 1 mile Fun Walk please click here.


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