Earth Day Run
BLEND is proud to collaborate with the Earth Day Run events to continue to promote health and fitness in our community. The BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo and the BLEND 1K Youth Run are held at the St. Cloud State University’s Halenback Hall Fieldhouse on Earth Day Weekend.
2013 BLEND 1K Youth Run
Friday, April 19, 2013 6PM – Kids 12 and under can participate in the 1K Youth Run. Each participant will receive a 2013 BLEND 1K commemorative t-shirt, a decorative pair of shoelaces, and medal. Scholarships are available – contact Jodi Gertken at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The BLEND 1K Youth Run is the kick-off event for the 2013 BLEND Fit Kids Club Series!
Pre-registration is required – register today!
2013 BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo
Friday, April 19, 2013 from 2-7 p.m. - Halenback Hall Fieldhouse. Packed with interactive, engaging, and fun activities for all ages – kids and families can move from station to station to learn about and participate in many physical activities games. From a 50′ obstacle course to fitness fun, BLEND promises a great time for the entire family. View flyer!
This year, BLEND will capture the moments in our exclusive Photo Booth! Be sure to stop by and have some fun! We’ll be posting the photo strips on our BLEND Facebook page.
Physical Activity Stations:
- YMCA – Family Fitness Activities
- North Crest Gymnastics and Dance – Inflatable Obstacle Course and Bounce n’ Slide
- Scheels and St. Cloud Hospital Injury Prevention Team – Bike Station and Helmet Fitting
- AHA Jump Rope For HeartTeam – Double Dutch Jump Rope
- Boy Scouts of America – Central MN Council – Car Power
- District #742 – St. Cloud School District PE Teachers Paul Bates and Deb Johanson - Tennis
- Evolution Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do instruction
BLEND also provides an area to promote healthy eating - we call it the Nutrition Zone. Graciously sponsored by Coborn’s Inc., BLEND is able to provide samples of healthy foods from the various food groups. BLEND also promotes NuVal®, the Nutritional Scoring System found at all Coborn’s grocery stores, to encourage families to “trade-up” for better nutrition.
2013 Earth Day Run – BLEND Events Photos!
Photos courtesy of Bailey Hollencamp
Volunteer with BLEND
BLEND is always looking for volunteers to support our efforts and local events. If you, your family, or place of employment are interested in volunteering with BLEND at the 2013 Earth Day – BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo, please fill out a volunteer application here! BLEND staff will contact you about opportunities available. All volunteers who work two or more hours will receive a BLEND t-shirt.