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4 Easy Steps to a Healthier Family

4 Easy Steps to a Healthier Family

We all have thought this to ourselves at one time or another. You know “that” family. The one that always looks healthy, happy—and they are always moving. How do they do it? One sure answer is that they are doing it together!
Kid-Friendly Recipes from Chef Marc Dunham

Kid-Friendly Recipes from Chef Marc Dunham

Marc Dunham is the Director of Culinary Arts at Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City. He’s also recently produced a documentary made for TV called Course of Food that won Best Oklahoma Short Film at the deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City last month.
OKC Gardening Programs Teach Valuable Lessons

OKC Gardening Programs Teach Valuable Lessons

On an unseasonably cool May day, kindergartners at Cleveland Elementary School gather around Larry Heyman at the school’s outdoor classroom. The garden is one of eight schoolyard gardens Heyman has started in the metro through his organization, Oklahoma City Harvest. He establishes outdoor classrooms at these schools, which are gardens where kids learn lessons that stretch far beyond the general science most people think of as connecting to gardening.
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Fitness Events in OKC

  • OK River Run & Dog Jog

    2016.05.30

    The OK River Run & Dog Jog is a pet-friendly run benefiting A New Leash on Life, Inc . The OK River Run is a USATF-certified and sanctioned 5K...

  • Route 66 Triathlon

    2016.06.02

    The festival features a full series of events for all ages and experience levels including a free social Splash-n-Dash, open water swimming...

  • OKC Relay for Life

    2016.06.03

    Relay For Life is a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and caregivers, remember loved ones who lost their battle and fight back against a disease...

  • FREE RIVERSPORT Ride

    2016.05.07

    Features a FREE all inclusive ride to the Oklahoma River. Meet up at Schlegel’s at 8:30 a.m. or at the Chesapeake Boathouse between 8:40 -...

  • NAMIWalks Oklahoma

    2016.06.04

    Features a 5K and one mile run benefiting the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

  • Oklahoma Bicycle Society’s Donut Ride

    2016.04.30

    Features a 14 - 25 mile ride starting at Will Rogers Park Tennis parking lot and rides to Browns Bakery or Kamps 1910. Riders can return on the...

  • FREE Flexercise Extravaganza with Adam & Kizzie

    2016.06.04

    Features a musical and comedy performance by Adam & Kizzie about the real life events of some of the greatest and innovative sports and fitness...

  • Blaze 5K & Hero Homecoming

    2016.06.04

    Features a 5K starting and ending at the Chesapeake Boathouse, benefiting Limbs for Life, which provides prosthetic care to those in need.  

  • FREE Y Without Wall Community Event

    2016.06.05

    In partnership with Oklahoma TenaCity and the Oklahoma Pro Am Classic in Downtown OKC, Y Without Walls, a mobile YMCA, allows families to learn,...

  • FREE barre3 Community Workout

    2016.06.06

    Features a FREE class taught by barre3 experts. All you need is your yoga mat, water bottle and barre3 buddy. Also held July 11 & August 1.

  • Tulsa Tough Ride & Race

    2016.06.10

    The Tulsa Tough Ride & Race is an annual three-day cycling festival designed to promote active lifestyles while showcasing the city of Tulsa....

  • Tails on the Trail

    2016.06.11

    Features a 5K run and a 1 mile walk. Proceeds help low-income pet owners spay or neuter their pets.  Dogs are welcome at the festival, and...

  • FREE ZOOmba with the OKC Zoo at the Midwest City Library

    2016.06.11

    Move, dance, swing, and sweat like our wild friends do in the zoo! Learn the move it and groove it secret the animals use to stay healthy in this...

  • FREE Hula Hoops Fitness Class

    2016.06.11

    Get moving with Kelsey Hoops and Jeremy Philo's interactive hula hoop program. Learn hoop moves, play hoop games, learn to dance while hula...

  • Arcadia Lake Splash n Dash

    2016.06.19

    Arcadia Lake Aquathlon is a USAT sanctioned competitive event featuring a 500 yard swim and a 3K run. It is a part of the Tri-OKC Aquathlon series....

  • Father’s Day 5K

    2016.06.19

    Celebrate Dad at the Myriad Gardens Father’s Day 5K and Fun Run. Ultramax Sports Oklahoma will host and time the run. Awards will be...

  • Full Moon Bike Ride and Run at Myriad Gardens

    2016.06.20

    Bring your bike and meet up at the Band Shell stage by the Great Lawn for a leisurely hour’s ride through Downtown. Routes are specially...

  • FREE ZOOmba with the OKC Zoo

    2016.06.24

    Move, dance, swing, and sweat like wild friends do in the zoo. Learn the move-it and groove-it secrets animals use to stay healthy in a fun,...

  • 4th Annual Equality Run 5K/10K/ 1 Mile

    2016.06.26

    The Equality Run includes USATF sanctioning and certified 5K and 10K runs, as well as a family friendly fun run for all ages. This year's run...

  • Full Moon Bike Ride and Run at Myriad Gardens

    2016.07.19

    Bring your bike and meet up at the Band Shell stage by the Great Lawn for a leisurely hour’s ride through Downtown. Routes are specially...


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