Health calendar for coming events

Published: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 3D

TODAY

American Heart Association Start Training Program 2013 information session. Staff and coaches will train you to complete a half marathon. No prior experience necessary and participants will train to run the American River Parkway Half Marathon on April 27. 6 p.m. Mercy General Hospital, Rose Conference Room, 3810 J St., Sacramento and Mercy Hospital, 1580 Creekside Drive, Folsom. Free information session, $50 for program. (916) 446-6505. zevents

SATURDAY

American Heart Association Start Training Program 2013 information session. Staff and coaches will train you to complete a half marathon. No prior experience necessary and participants will train to run the American River Parkway Half Marathon on April 27. 9 a.m. Maidu Community Center, Senior Meeting Room, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Free information session, $50 for program. (916) 446-6505. zevents

Sacramento Psoriasis Talk. Free presentation on living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Hear from leading dermatologist and rheumatologist from UC Davis about the most advanced treatment options, and get the latest research updates. 9 a.m.-noon. UC Davis Department of Dermatology – Conference Room, 3301 C St., Suite 1300, Sacramento. Register at skalil@psoriasis.org.

SUNDAY

Asian American Donor Program will host a bone marrow donor drive. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Gurdwara Sri Sach Khand Sahib, 1090 Main St., Roseville. (510) 568-3700.

TUESDAY

American Heart Association Start Training Program 2013 information session. Staff and coaches will train you to complete a half marathon. No prior experience necessary and participants will train to run the American River Parkway Half Marathon on April 27. 6 p.m. The Running Zone, 8470 Elk Grove Blvd. No. 135, Elk Grove. Free information session, $50 for program. (916) 446-6505.

NEXT THURSDAY

Dignity Health offers health seminar: Discover treatment options and procedures for shoulder conditions performed by Dr. Steven Barad, orthopedic surgeon. 6:30-8 p.m. Sacramento State Alumni Center, 6000 J St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 851-2511.

JAN. 26

First Sacramento Shine Self- Wellness Expowill offer exercise lessons and lectures, health screenings, doctor consultations, DJ, live band. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. George Sim Community Center, 6207 Logan St., Sacramento. Free. Registration required (916) 719-5087.

Walk with a Doc – Natomas: Walk 2.5 miles and chat with Dr. Richard Pan. Meet at the dog park on New Market Drive. Registration 8:15 a.m., walk at 8:45 a.m. North Natomas Regional Park, 2501 New Market Drive, Sacramento. Free. (916) 453-0254.

American Heart Association Start Training Program 2013 information session Staff and coaches will train you to complete a half marathon. No prior experience necessary and participants will train to run the American River Parkway Half Marathon on April 27. 9 a.m. Mercy General Hospital, lower level auditorium, 4001 J St., Sacramento. Free information session, $50 for program. (916) 446-6505.

FEB. 9

The 10th annual Valentine Run will benefit Legal Services of Northern California. All ages welcome. Stroller- and dog-friendly. Live music and prizes. 7 a.m.-noon. Country Club Plaza Mall, 2310 Watt Ave, Sacramento. $25-35 general. $16-20 for kids races. Registration required. 916-551-2164.

FEB. 10

Girls on the Go Run for Women and Girls. Join more than a thousand mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmas and friends in a 5K or 10K walk/run. All fitness levels and strollers welcome. The finish line includes a Girlicous medal, T-shirt and festival. 8 a.m. Crocker Park, Third and O streets, Sacramento. $30-$50. Register at girlsonthegorun.com. (619) 491-0677.

MARCH 16

Run or Dye: This run is not about recording the fastest time, but about having fun and who will finish the most colorful. This run is for everyone from toddlers to grandparents, and everyone in between. 9 a.m. McClellan Park, 5507 Dudley Blvd., McClellan. $40-$50, $125 family race pack. (801) 256-6765. Registration required (www.runordye.com).

APRIL 27

The fourth annual Mito Kids 5K Run/Walk to help raise money for families dealing with the expensive financial burden of mitochondrial disease. Proceeds will also go to Stanford University research for a cure. 9 a.m. El Dorado Hills Town Center, 4364 Town Center Blvd., El Dorado Hills. $20. Registration required (www.helpmitokids.org).


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