Rhonda Walker Foundation hosts the highly anticipated sixth annual Give and Get Fit health and fitness event on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 8AM at the lovely Detroit Riverfront Rivard Plaza. Give and Get Fit brings together hundreds of health-conscious metro-Detroiters of all ages for a fun-filled morning of health and fitness education through health, nutrition and wellness exhibits, 5k/10k run/walk along the Detroit River and Dequindre Cut plus exhilarating yoga, pilates and boxing classes along the riverfront! All participants will receive a performance shirt, medal and goodie bag!
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ian Smith, TV personality, best selling author and creator of the Shred Diet, to the event as this year's Grand Marshal!
Proceeds benefit Rhonda Walker Foundation's award winning health and wellness youth programming through its five-year Girls into Women career, personal development, education and mentoring program for inner city teen girls. Learn more at RhondaWalkerFoundation.org.
Same day registration opens at 7AM on race day!
Only runners will be chip-timed (not walkers).
1340 East Atwater
Detroit, MI US 48207
7AM | Race Registration, Packet Pick-up and Health/Nutrition Exhibits Open
8AM | Warm-up by Jabs Gym
8:30AM | Race and Fitness Classes Begins
9:30AM | Cool Down by Jabs Gym
9:40AM | Awards Ceremony
Immediatly following the Awards Ceremony | Cool down walk (meet by stage)
11AM | Event Ends
Very limited parking is available at the Detroit Riverfront Rivard Plaza. Additional parking is available on the street, in the Beaubien garage, located off of Beaubien between Jefferson and Atwater for $15 per vehicle, or the GM Surface Lot next to Rivard Plaza for $10 per vehicle. Only credit card payment accepted at the GM Surface Lot. No parking on Atwater please.
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Not interested in running? Join us for our 20 minute sample classes from 8:30AM - 9:30AM!
8:30AM: Box Jam Kickboxing
Join Kickboxing instructor Sydni Jones from Jabs Gym Eastern Market for a high intensity cardio Kickboxing JAM class focused to burn, tone and shed! This class is designed for all ages to get results while having a BLAST!
8:50AM: Gentle Flow Yoga
Urban Solace's "Gentle Flow" Yoga class, led by Michelle Moten, is an energizing practice style designed to introduce Give & Get Fit participants to the functional fitness benefits of yoga (strength, balance, and flexibility).
9:10AM: Flex & Flow Club Pilates Fusion Class
Join Missy Mazorati-Bergmann & Lisa Mills from Club Pilates for a Core focused Pilates flow to lengthen, strengthen and tone. Find your inner and outer strength in this fun and fluid all levels class.
Please bring your own yoga mat.
Our race course begins and ends at the Riverfront Rivard Plaza and winds through Milliken State Park, along the river and on the Dequindre Cut.
All participants will receive a medal. In addition, awards will be presented to the overall top female and male finishers in the 5k and 10k as well as the first place female and male finishers in each age group: 9 and under, 10-13,14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and older.
Set up your own race fundraising page to raise additional funds in support of the Rhonda Walker Foundation! You can upload a photo, write a personal story, set fundraising goals and invite your friends and family to donate in support of your run or walk! You will also receive a custom url address you can use to promote your page! For additional information, check out the links below!
Teams aren’t just limited to family members! Groups of friends, coworkers, community and civic organizations, towns, and even whole schools have found that banding together is an effective way to increase the amount of money they can raise for the Rhonda Walker Foundation! By officially registering your team online you will now have access to powerful recruitment and fundraising resources. Team awards will be provided to the team who raises the most funds, the team who has the most people and most creative team name.
How to Create/Join a New Team
How to View/Manage a Team
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