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Join the Race

In support of WalkingFit and the virtual LA Marathon, a seminar as held on November 13th to provide valuable training tips and information.


The UCR Wellness Program for Faculty and Staff partnered with The Running Center to sponsor a seminar called “Join the Race”. The seminar was held on November 13, 2008 and provided useful tips on training for walkers and runners such as selecting the right shoes, socks, clothing, and nutrition and hydration. Gift certificates for a pair of shoes, duffle bags, and running accessories were raffled off.  A total of 15 attended the event and very positive feedback was received.

Results included:
  •  100% stated that they were likely or very likely to make a lifestyle/behavior change as a result of attending the program.
  • 100% stated that they were likely or very likely to apply the information and skills learned from the program.
  • 100% were satisfied or very satisfied with the event
Comments included:
  • Keep more like this coming – Thank you!
  • Great! Inspiring! So glad to have this opportunity at work.
  • More info. regarding actual programs
  • Pregnancy Fitness
For more information, please contact Julie Chobdee, MPH, Wellness Program Coordinator at Julie.Chobdee@ucr.edu or x2-1488.
Stay Tuned for other upcoming Wellness Programs for Faculty and Staff and visit our website at www.wellness.ucr.edu for more information.

Written On: November 14th, 2008 @ 2:48 pm

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Julie Chobdee, MPH
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