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Start off the New Year right!

December 30th, 2010 by Altaire Townhomes

credit: worldrunners.org

Getting a jump-start on your New Year’s resolutions? If it includes health, wellness, fitness or work-life balance…you’re in luck! We stumbled on two great local options to start off the new year right.

The Palo Alto JCC is just steps from your front door at Altaire and they just posted a special holiday schedule to begin 2011 on the right path! More info can be found here.

If you enjoy walking or running, what better way to usher in the new year than with a run/walk that benefits the fight against global hunger.

World Runners is sponsoring their 5th annual New Year’s Day Run for a Healthy World.

When: Saturday, January 01, 2011 @ 9:30 AM (9:30 AM 10K, 9:45 AM 5K run/walk)
Where: Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road Palo Alto
Fees: $30 online and $35 on race day, both with t-shirt

Race Overview: Start/finish at Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road at Embarcadero in Palo Alto on USAT&F certified loop courses. Over Baylands levees and through the marsh lands on mostly dirt roads.

More information on this race can be found here.

About World Runners – World Runners’ purpose is to make a difference in the world by raising funds for programs to end hunger and poverty in the world while advancing lifelong fitness.

Their Mission – The funds raised by World Runners, from donations and by running for pledges, support programs that transform the conditions for women and children in the world in the areas of health, education and financial resources. World Runners education program changes the lives of young women in Africa forever.

From the team at Altaire, have a happy and safe New Year!

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