Fun & Fit in Park on Easter Saturday features Heart of Heath 5k, 1-mi Family Run

The City of Heath’s Fun & Fit in the Park on April 15 features the Heart of Heath 5k and 1-Mile Family Run. Both are managed and timed by Play-Tri, which has successfully conducted run events all over North Texas. The 1-Mile Family Run course will be integrated into the 5k course this year, with the same start and finish lines and awards for the top 3 boys and girls.

(HEATH, TX – March 2, 2017) The City of Heath’s traditional Easter Saturday celebration on April 15 features the Heart of Heath 5k and 1-Mile Family Run with awards for the top 3 boys and top 3 girls!

What to expect:

*USATF Certified 5k course with chip-timed start and finish lines

*5k awards for top 3 overall plus top 3 males and females in each age bracket

*1-Mile Family Run—integrated into the 5k course, with same start and finish lines
*1-Mile Family Run awards for top 3 boys and top 3 girls

*Long-sleeve dri-fit T-shirts for 5k and Family Run participants while supplies last


* Giant-size games like chess, checkers, Jenga and Connect 4

*A kids’ Easter craft in the Artstream Mobile Art Studio

*Complimentary healthy treats including mini fruit smoothies from Smoothie King and fresh-made juice from Juice It Up

*Prize drawings for registered runners

*The Easter Bunny!

The fun begins rain or shine in Towne Center Park with a runners’ warm up at 8 a.m. by Raina Lopez and Gracie Wheeler; the Family Run starts at 8:15; 5k at 8:30 a.m.; and awards and prizes at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Heath’s parks and trails. Find more details and register online for the runs at

The City of Heath Thanks Our 2017 Special Event Series Sponsors!

Host Sponsor: Farmers Insurance, Heath

Presenting Sponsors: American National Bank; Atmos Energy; Artstream Mobile Art Studio; Dental Professionals of Rockwall; Horton & Archibald/Allegiance Title; Heath Salon & Spa; LiechtyMcGinnis Attorneys & Counselors; Play-Tri/Rockwall Cycling; and Suddenlink.

Supporting Sponsors: Juice It Up; Justin Holland/Regal, Realtors; Oncor; Shannon’s Farms; Smoothie King; Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital; Urban Air Trampoline Park; and Karen Wydra/Ebby Halliday, Realtors.

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