Fun2BFit

 

Temecula Valley Educators Association (TVEA) is launching our 2nd Annual Fun2BFit Day.  As educators, we are continually encouraging wellness with our students.  This year’s event will be held on April 16, 2016 at the brand new Temecula Valley High School stadium.  The community will have the chance to see firsthand how some of our local Measure Y fund money has been used to update the high school stadium. In an ongoing attempt to achieve our goal of promoting health and wellness among our students and parents, we are inviting parents, businesses, community members, and students to register for this day’s events.  The day will entail having a 5K Run for adults and students middle school years and older, with the course set up throughout the TVHS campus.  In addition, there will be various Field Events for elementary aged students. There will be a separate registration for each event. 

 

Educators throughout the district will be volunteering to ensure this event is a huge success.  It is our hope that you will join us, come together as a community, and collaborate for an unforgettable day.

 

*The Fun2BFit event is free to participants. However, donations are appreciated and will be accepted on the day of the event. *All donations will go to the TVEA Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships to Seniors graduating from Temecula Unified School District

 

If you have any questions about the event please contact our Fun2BFit coordinators at tveafun2bfit@gmail.com

 

5K Race

(Middle school to adult)                          

All participants receive free t-shirt

Top 3 times from each age group receive a medal

5K Registration Begins: 7:00-8:00 am

5K Race Time:  8:00-9:00 am

Age Groups: Middle School, High School, 18-29, 20-44, 45+

 

As educators of the Temecula Valley, TVEA is promoting healthy, outdoor fitness through this free, 5K event that takes place on the beautiful California Distinguished, Temecula Valley High School campus.  TVHS is the original Temecula high school, that at one time, was the only Southwest Riverside County comprehensive high school. 

 

The 5K will start and finish on the newly constructed TVHS stadium, funded by the community of Temecula through the Y measure of 2013 and wind participants through the gorgeous campus.  Top three finishers in each age group will receive a medal indicating that it truly is fun to be fit!

 

Please download and print one waiver form per participant. Bring your Waiver form to the Check in table to receive your Bib. A waiver form is required for each runner. 

Field Events

(Elementary age students with parent escort)

All participants receive free t-shirt and medal  

Field Events Registration Begins: 8:00-9:30 am

Field Events Begin: 9:00-10:30 am

Age Groups: TK-1, 2nd-3rd and 4th-5th Graders

 

As educators of the Temecula Valley, TVEA is promoting healthy, outdoor fitness through this free, morning event, where elementary aged children can choose to participate in one, two, or all three field events to receive a medal indicating that it truly is fun to be fit!

 

All field events will be run simultaneously by age group. Parents must escort their child to each event and check them in.  Parents MUST STAY at the event with their child. 

 

Please download and print one waiver form per participant. Bring the Waiver form to the Check in table to receive your wristband. A waiver form is required for each participant. 

Volunteer and Community Service

If you are a TVUSD employee or 8th thru High School student and are  interested in volunteering at the event please click here.

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Physical Activity for Children

 

Activity level or lack of physical fitness contributes to problems such as obesity and may also lead to absenteeism and lower test scores.  Nearly one third of American children are overweight or obese according to U.S. Census Bureau reports.  In addition, the American Psychological Association has found a direct, positive, correlation between healthy, physically fit children, and higher reading and math scores.  Increased aerobic activity helps children better focus as well as multitask in their busy lives today.  

 

For more information about how physical activity improves test scores have been linked please read this article.

 

For more information about child obesity reates please read this article.

 

 

Leisure-time physical activity

 

Studies show that people who engage in leisure-time physical activity have life expectancy gains of as much as 4.5 years as well as maintain a healthy body weight, maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints, report feelings of psychological well-being, and reduce their risk of certain diseases.

 

For more information regarding life expectancy and physical fitness please read this article.

 

Donations & Sponsorships

 

TVEA is looking for local community members and businesses to help support this wonderful event through donations and/or sponsorships. 

 

If you are interested, please view this document to find out how your monetary pledge can benefit you and the Fun2BFit event!

 

Donation & Sponsorship form.

 

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