Save the Date: Heath’s Fun & Fit in the Park is Easter Saturday, April 20

Featuring Heart of Heath 5k, 1-Mile Family Run

(HEATH, TX – Jan. 29, 2019) The City of Heath’s traditional Easter Saturday celebration on April 20 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 for 5k participants

*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

*Dri-fit T-shirts for 5k and Family Run participants while supplies last
—Register and pick up packets prior to the event to ensure you get your 2019 edition!

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

*Complimentary healthy treats including mini fruit smoothies from Smoothie King

*Prize drawings for registered runners

*The Easter Bunny!

The fun begins in Towne Center Park with a runners’ warm up at 8 a.m.; the Family Run starts at 8:15; and the 5k is at 8:30 a.m. with awards and prizes afterwards. Proceeds benefit Heath’s parks and trails.

Find more details and register online for the runs at

This event is rain or shine. However, if safety threats occur due to severe weather/lightening, updates will be posted on Facebook pages maintained by the City of Heath and Heath DPS.

The City of Heath Thanks Our 2019 Special Event Series Sponsors!

Host Sponsor: LiechtyMcGinnis Attorneys & Counselors

Presenting Sponsors: American National Bank; CareNow; Dental Professionals of Rockwall; Horton & Archibald/Allegiance Title; Heath Salon & Spa; Play-Tri/Rockwall Cycling; and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.

Supporting Sponsors: ABH Roofing & Construction; Atmos Energy; Oncor; Shannon’s Farms; Smoothie King; and Karen Wydra/Ebby Halliday, Realtors.

Submitted by Suzanne Brooke, Community Relations | Economic Development | Park Board for publication in Blue Ribbon News. 

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