“Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront” Hosting Free Memorial Day 5K/10K, Blood Drive, and Fitness Classes This Weekend

Be a Hero and Give the Gift of Life

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The “Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront” is offering wellness activities this Saturday, May 22, 2021, by hosting a free 5K/10K, blood drive, and fitness classes. The Memorial Day 5K/10K hosted by State Representative Todd Hunter starts at 7:30 a.m. at The Water’s Edge and is limited to 110 participants. 10-year age group awards to be presented for the chip-timed run. Participants will receive a card punch for every class attended this Saturday, May 22.

Blood donors save lives. Find the hero in you this Saturday and become a donor. Interested donors can register online at coastalbendbloodcenter.org or call 361-855-4943 for information. Donors will receive a T-shirt, COVID-19 Antibody Test, and food coupon while supplies last. Masks are required.

The Fitness Lane route begins along the seawall at The Water’s Edge, northbound, towards the American Bank Center with the turnaround just before the barge dock entrance.  Walk, jog, run, or bike along the event’s designated 1.50-mile fitness lane (one way). Our community partner, H-E-B, is providing fruit and water for all participants.

In coordination with Victor Betancourt of VFit Productions and the City’s Parks & Recreation Department, the City will offer “Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront” exercise and wellness events for ages eight and older, of all abilities and skill levels, on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. at The Water’s Edge, 402 S. Shoreline Blvd. HIGH Fitness, Zumba, and Yoga will be held at the Islanders Pavilion next to the playground. The class schedule is available online.

Register Online for fitness classes and 5K at www.cctexas.com/safefunfit. Class sessions are limited to 30 participants per class. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat and water, as appropriate, for their workout.

The public is also invited to provide feedback and suggestions on “Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront” by participating in the short online survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5NWBLF2, open now through May 31, 2021.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361-826-3460 in advance.

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For more information about Safe Fun-Fit at the Bayfront, visit www.cctexas.com/safefunfit.