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Rhonda Walker Foundation celebrates the 12th annual Give and Get Fit Health and Fitness events on Sunday, July 31, 2022 5K/10K Run/Walk & Health Fair!
Give and Get Fit will bring together over 400 health-conscious metro-Detroiters and friends from around the country, of all ages for a fun-filled weekend of health, fitness , and a 5K/10K run/walk along the beautiful Detroit Riverwalk or at a (virtual) route of your choice! All registered 5K/10K participants will receive a performance shirt, medal and special discounts from our partners! Shirts are only guaranteed for 5K/10K pre-registered attendees.
Proceeds benefit Rhonda Walker Foundation's award-winning, five-year Girls into Women Program for inner city teen girls that includes college prep, career and personal developemnt mentoring, health and wellness and community outreach. We encourage all participants to become a Champion for our RWF Teens by fundraising $250 to support our award-winning Girls into women Program, celebrating nearly 20 years as Detroit's premier mentoring organization for teen girls.
8 am - Welcome from Rhonda Walker (Will be livestreamed for our virtual participants)
8:30 am - 11 am - 5K Walk/Run; Health Fair on the Detroit Riverwalk
All Day - Choose your own rout and start time for your 5K
This year we are expanding to a Give and Get Fit Weekend! All Fitness Classes will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Our fitness partners will host classes to benefit our programs for Detroit Youth throughout the day. Registration links for each class will be available soon.
Fitness Classes will include, cardio, strength training, kickboxing, Pilates, yoga, rowing and more.
FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE COMING SOON
Choose your favorite place to walk or run and share your pictures with the Rhonda Walker Foundation Community of Supporters to empower inner city teen girls in Detroit!.
All registered participants will receive a medal.
Set up your own 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! We encourage all participants to become a Champion for our RWF Teens by fundraising $250 to support our Girls into Women Program!
The top fundraiser will receive a Give and Get Fit gift bag filled with goodies and recognition with an award during the ceremony!
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. Awards will be sent to teams after the race for the following categories.
- Has the most team members (Valor Award)
- Has the most team spirit (Spirit Award)
- Raises the most funds (Champion Award)
How to Create/Join a New Team
How to View/Manage a Team
RWF Senior. Rachel attends Detroit School of the Arts where she excels as an accomplished musician and scholar. She has received a full scholarship to study music business and composition in the fall.
"This foundation is somewhere we express ourselves as well as learn about each other and the different careers paths of important, powerful, successful, and intelligent women who chose to master and dominate their field of work. These women and sometimes men come in and explain their field, why they chose this or how they ended up in that field but most of all they shared their mistakes. The mistakes showed they tried but they never gave up. This Foundation extends opportunities like tutoring, mentoring, and so much more so we can make our mistakes but we’ll have people as our backbones to help us get up and keep trying."
- Rachel, RWF Class of 2022
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