by Arthur Guerin
Well, we hope you enjoyed your
Thanksgiving dinner, and the week or two of leftover turkey, stuffing, pie and
potatoes that inevitably follow.
Figuring that you might have added a pound or
two to your otherwise taut and trim bodice, we’d like to encourage you to
maintain a bit of balance in your life.
getting too extreme, we suggest hauling yourself off the couch and out the
door. There’s a pair of light-hearted opportunities awaiting to gently nudge
you back toward the physical specimen you deserve to be – or become.
Throw on your holiday
finery or your basic running suit, strap some jingle bells to your shoes
(provided in your registration packet), and head over to Wash Park on Sun.,
Dec. 11, for the Arthitis Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Jingle Bell
The event begins at 8a.m.,
and the jingling sounds of the season will fill the air while race-watchers
throw down another cup of java to fight the chill and cheer on their favorite
Runners and walkers are
encouraged to solicit pledges to fund the critical research undertaken with
Arthritis Foundation support. Complete info, visit arthritis. org/chapters/rocky-mountain or call 303-756-8622, ext. 230.
You’ve got one final
choice facing you as the year comes to a close. You can “wait until next year”
to begin a journey toward a skin you feel at home in, or get yourself on your
feet, delay your celebration by an hour or two, and join in the 27th running
of the Resolution 5K Run/Walk, on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 5p.m., in
With the change of seasons
this race is run in the dark. Participants are asked to leave their pets home for safety’s sake.
5K Run/Walk is once again sponsored by Wahoo Fish Taco, and a Wahoo’s Fish
Taco party and other refreshments will follow the run, as well as an
opportunity at great prize drawings.
Register at Runners Roost stores, or online at active.com.