Earth Day Run
Attention kids – get ready and start conditioning! BLEND is kicking off the 5th annual Fit Kids Club Series at the Earth Day Run Events on Friday, April 18, 2014 at St. Cloud State University. The fun begins with the BLEND Kids Health & Fitness Expo at Halenback Hall (2 p.m.) and then finishes with the BLEND 1K Youth Run (6 p.m.). The BLEND 1K Youth Run is the first of many endorsed races we’re planning for this year’s Fit Kids Club Series. Pre-registration is required for this race event.
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.
2014 BLEND 1K Youth Run
Friday, April 18, 2014 6PM – Kids 12 and under can participate in the 1K Youth Run. Each participant will receive a 2014 BLEND 1K commemorative t-shirt, a decorative pair of shoelaces, and medal. The BLEND 1K Youth Run is the kick-off event for the 2014 BLEND Fit Kids Club Series!
Pre-registration is required – register today!
2014 BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo
Friday, April 18, 2014 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. Flyer coming soon!
This year, BLEND will once again host the BLEND 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
- District #742 – St. Cloud School District PE Teachers Paul Bates and Deb Johanson - Tennis and Pool Noodle Obstacle Course.
BLEND also provides an area to promote healthy eating - we call it the Nutrition Zone. Sponsored by Coborn’s Inc., BLEND provides healthy food samples. 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 2014 Earth Day Run – BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo, please fill out a volunteer application here! All volunteers who work two or more hours will receive a BLEND t-shirt.