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Wellness Conference and 5K

Contact: Amanda White

 

A special $30 advance two-day registration fee, to be paid by April 30, includes continental breakfasts, lunch coupon for UK Campus Cuisine, all conference materials, 5K race registration (including a T-shirt), goody bag and giveaways.

 

April 10, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- The University of Kentucky Wellness Program will celebrate the health of all Kentuckians and the rich culture of the Bluegrass during its 10th annual conference “A Holiday for Health & Humor, Kentucky Style.”

Held Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16, the conference will feature demonstrations, speakers, a health fair and a 5K race. It is open to UK employees, spouses and retirees.

At the UK Student Center on May 15, participants may attend sessions on the stereotypes of aging, the high-risk of coronary heart disease in Kentucky, steps to improve children’s health and eating habits, clog dancing, balancing work and family, “Fitness for Dummies,” feng shui, yoga, hidden calories in beverages, and a photographic nature tour of Kentucky’s last great places.

The second day features a health fair and 5K race, both held at the UK/Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum. A variety of health and wellness information booths and opportunities to test blood pressure and vision will be available. Drawings will be held for free 10-minute chair massages. The winners will be posted at the massage table at 8:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. The massages will be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Participants may register for the entire two-day conference or for one day only. A special $30 advance two-day registration fee, to be paid by April 30, includes continental breakfasts, lunch coupon for UK Campus Cuisine, all conference materials, 5K race registration (including a T-shirt), goody bag and giveaways. Advance registration for Thursday only is $20 or for Friday only is $15. After April 30, each fee increases by $10.

For more information, call Theresa Kremer at (859) 323-5159. Additional conference information is available online.


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