Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Health and Fitness'

Events to learn more about health and practice good fitness.

Body & Soul Workouts (Mon. Sep 1, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-8909
easters97@sbcglobal.net
http://www.bodyandsoul.org

Body and Soul is happening at the New Horizon United Methodist Church, 3002 W Bloomington Rd in Champaign, on Monday and Wednesday from 9-10am. It is an 8 week class. Childcare is available. For more information please call or email. 

Color 4 Change 5K (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-534-3054
jesse@fbcmurphy.org
http://www.fbcmurphy.org

First Baptist Church of Murphysboro is having a 5k Color run on Saturday, September 6th, stepping off at 8:30am at Riverside Park Murphysboro.  Proceeds benefit Crossfire Youth summer mission projects. For more information please call or go online. 

Keeping Up on Diabetes (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
800-851-3379 X4643
danielle.daly@healthalliance.org

Join Health Alliance Medicare and Carle for this free session at the Carle Forum entitled Keeping Up on Diabetes on Tuesday, September 9th at 5:30pm at the Carle Forum in Urbana. The speaker will be Toufic Abdo, MD, Endocrinology, Carle. Please RSVP by September 5th. Please call or email for details.

3on3 Basketball Tournament (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Carbondale, IL
618-351-8463
klane@vinechurch.net
http://www.vinechurch.net/3on3

Vine Church is hosting a one day 3on3 basketball Tournament at its facility on Wall Street in Carbondale on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 9am. The cost is $15 per team and teams can be a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5. Registration is going on now and needs to be done by midnight on Thursday, September 11th in order to participate. Please call, go online or email for details or to register.

Wellness & Brain Fitness Fair (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-604-2427
info@drgsbrainworks.com
http://brainfitnessfairs.org

The Wellness & Brain Fitness Fair will be held on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 10am at Lincoln Square in Urbana IL. There will be 70+ exhibitors and community resources, hands-on activities, games, entertainment, a children’s area sponsored by the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum, wellness screenings for adults 50+ years of age and more. For more information, please go online or call.

Reagan Wednesday 5K (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Long Point, IL
815-822-3815
jami2315@hotmail.com
http://www.rw5k.shutterfly.com

The friends of Reagan will be hosting a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, September 13th from 4-7pm at Long Point Park, Corner of Main St. and 2600 North Rd in Long Point, IL. This event is being held to support a child battling leukemia for the second time at St. Jude Children's Hospital. Please call or go online for details.

Running For God 5K Glow Run (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Oblong, IL
618-843-4594
sjackman@fairpoint.net
http://www.fccobl.org/events.html

Join the First Christian Church of Oblong Il for the Running for God 5k "Glow" Run on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 8pm at 206 N. Range Street in Oblong, IL. Participants will receive a race shirt and glow necklace. Concert featuring "Emergency Dental Surgery" to follow the race at approximately 9:00 p.m. Please call or go online for details.

Childbirth Preparation Class (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Journey Pregnancy and Life Hub is hosting the Alpha Christ-Centered Childbirth Preparation Class beginning Thursday, September 18th at 7pm at the Hub, 19715 LaGrange Road in Mokena IL. Please call, email or go online for details.

3rd Annual Pocket Full of Love 5k Run/Walk (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Du Quoin, IL
618-521-3724
buserfam5@aol.com
http://www.familiesinneed.org

The 3rd annual Pocket Full of Love - charity 5k Run/Walk with 1 mile fun run at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Pavilion on Sunday September 21st at 3pm. All proceeds go to benefit the Families In Need Organization at Elkville Christian Church. For details or to register, please call or go online.

Liver Life Walk (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Liver Foundation is hosting the Liver Life Walk St. Louis on Saturday, September 27th from at 9-11:30am at Lafayette Square Park, Lafayette St in St. Louis. Registration is at 9am. More details are on our website. Please go online.

Race Against Racism 10K & 5K (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Race Against Racism is the YWCA's annual 5K and 10K run/walk event that allows the University of Illinois campus and the community to show its support for the YWCA's mission of eliminating racism. Our 10th Annual Race Against Racism will be held on Friday, October 3rd at 5pm, at the U of I Arboretum in Urbana. Register now online. Call for details.

Wooly Worm Color 5K (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Camargo, IL
217-778-3512
jim@camargo5k.com
http://camargo5k.com

The Wooly Worm Color 5K will take place on Saturday, October 4th and step off at 7:30am across the street from the Methodist Church in Camargo. This year’s race includes a color run and runners/walkers may choose whether or not to participate in the color aspect of the race. Proceeds benefit Playtime Cooperative Nursery School and Villa Grove Summer Rec. Register by September 26th to guarantee a long-sleeve t-shirt. The cost is $20 and registration and information are online.

2nd Annual Run & Remember (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Vigo County, IN
812-234-2515
acowan@uhhg.org
http://www.myhospicevna.org

The Hospice of the Wabash Valley is hosting the 2nd Annual Run and Remember On Saturday, March 9th at 11:00 am at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Vigo County IN. This event consists of a10K run, 5K walk or run, and a “fun” walk or run for people of all ages. The cost to participate in the 10K is $30.00, 5K is $25.00, and the fun run is $10.00. To register or for more information, please call or go online.

2nd Annual Urbana Sundae 5K Race/Walk (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-384-3505
ghall@usd116.org
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Sundae5K/

The 2nd Annual Urbana Sundae 5K Race/Walk will be happening on Sunday, October 5th at 8am at the Urbana High School Complex and the start line will be at Washington and Broadway in Urbana. Check-in will endat 7:45 and the race will promptly begin at 8am. You must be 10 years of age and younger to participate in the Junior 1K and all participants will receive a ribbon. The proceeds from this event will go directly to the UHS athletic department. For more information, please go online.

Little Big Challenge 4mile (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-457-6703 X216
bbbs@hgroup.org
https://www.facebook.com/bbbssoill#!/events/335630919926716/

The Little Big Challenge is a 4 mile run in the hills of Lake Murphysboro State Park in Murphysboro, IL on Saturday, October 18th, stepping off at 9am. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Illinois. The run is open to runners 15 years old and up. This is not a trail run, trail shoes are not necessary. For more information, please call or go online.

 

Light Up the Night 5K (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Godley Park District/500 S Kankankee St, Godley, IL 60407
1rfk.il@gmail.com
http://www.lightupthenight.myevent.com/

The Light Up the Night 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, October 25th with registration at 5:30pm at the Godley Park District, 500 S Kankankee St in Godley. Funds raised will go to open a camp for local kids in the foster care system. The cost is $24 and the first 100 to preregister will receive a t-shirt. Please go online for more details and to register.