Walking Fit

Upcoming Events


2016-2017 Local Race Events


WalkingFit strives to not only promote personal wellness, but also wellness for others by providing information about local race events throughout the year. If you would like to participate in any of the following events, feel free to visit their website for more information.


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Hometown Heroes Run

5K & 10K

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

7:00-11:00 AM

Arlington Sports Complex


A 5K and 10K fundraising event dedicated to generating funds for families of injured or fallen officers, ensuring they have the financial support necessary to recover or adjust to their new lives.


 Komen Race for the Cure

5K & 10K


Sunday, October 16, 2016


7 AM & 9 AM

Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium

For 25 years, the Komen Orange County Race for the Cure has been the largest, most powerful, and beautiful event to bring the community together to celebrate and honor breast cancer survivors. The event raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. 


Mission Inn Run

5K, 10K, & 1/2 Marathon

 Sunday, November 13th, 2016

7:00-12:00 PM 

 Mission Inn, Historic Downtown Riverside 

The Mission Inn Run wind through the historic parks, sites, and neighborhoods of Riverside, making a picturesque event for participants and spectators alike. Check out the Clark's Nutritution event that will feature free samples, health info, demonstrations, prizes, live music, and much more!  


 Citrus Heritage Run

Full, Half, 5K, & 1 Mile 

 Saturday, January 7th, 2017

6:30-12:00 PM

 Arlington Heights Sports Park

Get ready! Improve your endurance, stamina, speed, and strength by coming out for some fun and run through the orange groves of Riverside. We guide people to achieve their own personal goals - whether a daily walk/run program or the completion of a marathon.  


*For more information, click on website links.

**Times may vary according to race type.

Find more local walking and walking-friendly events at Raceplace.com and  Active.com's Walking section.


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Julie Chobdee, MPH
Wellness Program Coordinator
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1160 University Ave.

Tel: (951) 827-1488
Fax: (951) 827-3089
E-mail: julie.chobdee@ucr.edu