Bathingsuit weather is just around the corner, and for those in Colusa looking to get a leg up on their fitness, there are options to not only get moving, but support a variety of causes as well.
Currently, Colusa Family Resource Center hosts Girls on the Run which meets up on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The program is geared toward raising self-confidence in young girls, and is limited to 18 people. There is a waitlist for the program, however, the group will be meeting up with other girls in the program on May 11 for a 5k in Yuba City at 9 AM and “Running Buddies” can join them.
Arbuckle Elementary school will be doing a Walk-a-Thon at their track on Friday, April 12. Money raised will go to school programs, bus transportation, assemblies, and so forth. Those interested in donating or having questions are invited to call the school at (530) 476-2522.
The third Color Colusa Blue 3K will be held on April 13. This is held in connection with the Family Fair and the blue theme signifies the month of the child. Registration starts at 8:30 AM, entrants will have lunch provided and can expect to be covered with the color blue from head to toe.
Maxwell High will be the starting location to the inaugural Huffmaster Hopper Bike Race: Grasshopper Adventure Series on April 20. Registration begins at the high school at 7:30 AM. All proceeds will go to the Camp Fire Victims in collaboration with B-Rad Foundation.
Three Sisters Mountain Range in Williams is the site for the Color it Blue Fun Walk/Run/Ride on April 27. Check-in will be at the Charter Family Fruit Stand, 4851 King Road, Williams. Check-in time for horseback is at 7 AM and for the Run/Walk at 8 AM. The blue theme is for the Thin Blue Line and funds raised will go to the Natalie Corona Memorial Fund.
Pierce High School will be where Colusa County Young Life holds their Prayer Walk on Friday, May 12 at 9 AM. It is open to the community; donuts and coffee will be provided. ■