ZOMBIE Health Walk/Bike/Run on July 28th!

The Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority and Douglas County Housing, Inc., in partnership with the Kansas Health Foundation, are hosting the ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run on July 28, a community event promoting the six factors of the ZOMBIE health initiative. This event will incorporate a 1.5 mile walk/bike/run with demonstrations by various community health agencies and organizations. Participants are strongly encouraged to dress like zombies. It starts at 9:00 am and we'll be meeting at the Barbara Huppee Community Facility which is located in Edgewood Homes. The address is 1600 Haskell Ave, #150.

The ZOMBIE Health Initiative addresses six identified health targets -- Zoning, as in healthy spaces, Outside activity, Movement of and Body image, Ingredients for meals, and Exercise. This project aims to prevent and reduce childhood obesity in youth who receive housing assistance by increasing regular participation in physical activity and nutrition based eating.

The ZOMBIE Walk will be a short walk around East Lawrence, starting and ending at the Edgewood Homes Community Facility located at 1600 Haskell Avenue, #150. Come learn about health and wellness activities in your community on July 28th from 9 AM to Noon and join us for a watermelon feed immediately after. Please contact Dan Clifford by emailing dclifford@ldcha.org or calling 785-331-4418 for more information or to let us know you are coming . You may also visit http://www.ldcha.org/residents/ZOMBIE.htm.

WHAT: ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run WHEN: July 28th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm WHERE: Meet at Barbara Huppee Community Facility at Edgewood Homes; 1600 Haskell Ave, #150.

Tagged: community, fitness, youth, health

Comments

Marilyn Hull 2 years, 4 months ago

"Don't let your body fall apart." Love it, and love the artwork.

What time does the walk itself start? 9:00 am?

DouglasCountyHousing 2 years, 4 months ago

The walk starts at 9:00 am. We will be meeting at the Barbara Huppee Community Facility which is located in Edgewood Homes. The address is 1600 Haskell Ave, #150. The walk/bike/run is about 1.5 miles, a good portion of which is on the Burroughs Creek Trail.

We worked with Jason Barr, a local artist, on the logo.

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