Rushville Republican

January 8, 2013

Fulfilling that 2012 get fit resolution


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — The Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County invites you to join in their Walkabouts as part of any get fit and healthy New Year’s resolutions for 2013. Walks and activities scheduled in January include:

Jan. 8 – 4:30 p.m. – Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County Monthly Meeting, at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County

Jan. 12 – Feb. 23 – Small Steps to Health & Wealth Winter 2013 Challenge – Information – www.extension.purdue.edu/rush. Sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County.

Jan. 15 – 4:30 p.m. – FIT Walkabout - Riverside Park, meet by the Amphitheater to view the ice skating rink (in case of snow or extreme cold, meet in the Courthouse)

Jan. 17 – 4 p.m. – Rush County Parenting Council Meeting, in Room 102 at the Rush County Courthouse

Jan. 22 – 7 a.m. – FIT Walkabout - Courthouse – Inside or Outside, meet on the 1st floor of the Rush County Courthouse.

Jan. 28 – 11:35 a.m. – FIT Walkabout - Memorial Gymnasium – Inside or Outside, meet in the lobby of RCHS Memorial Gymnasium.

Feb. 5 – 5:15 p.m. – Partners for a Healthy Rush County, at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County

Take advantage of opportunities to stay fit every Thursday through Jan. 31, walk with Indianapolis Hiking Club as they visit Rushville with “Get Fit On the Fitness Trail.”  Meet at 3:45 p.m. in the parking lot east of Rushville Consolidated High School. This is part of the FIT Walkabout schedule.

Every Friday through Jan. 25, participants of F.I.T. Walkabouts are invited to Anytime Fitness at 4:00 pm. Non-members will be asked to sign the guest register.

The Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County would like to share the availability of indoor walking spaces:  

1) Rush County Courthouse – M-F 7 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. (NOTE: Courthouse will be closed on Jan. 21.)

2) Boys & Girls Club of Rush County – M-F 6:30 – 8 a.m. and MWF 1 – 2 p.m., and

3) Memorial Gymnasium (when school is in session) – M-F 6:30 – 8 a.m., MTThF 11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. and Wednesdays 11:20 – 11:50 a.m. These walking opportunities are available during normal business/school schedules.

FIT Walkabouts are sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Their goal is to promote & encourage a fit and active lifestyle for residents of Rush County. For more information, call 932-5974.



– Rushville Republican