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Parents and their grade-school children can join UCLA athletes at 10 a.m. Saturday for the kickoff Marathon Kids program. The kids, from kindergarten through fifth grade, along with their parents, can register to run and walk 26.2 miles over the next six months. And to fuel their runs, the children must eat five fruits and vegetables a day for 26.2 days a month. The Flag Lap Marathon Kids event has kids running a flag lap with UCLA athletes beginning at 10 a.m. at Drake Track & Field Stadium, UCLA campus, Westwood. The program will culminate with a medal celebration to be held March 1.
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Fun and fitness
Reyes Adobe Days Breakfast at the Adobe and RAD 5K Family Fun Run and Health Expo takes place Sunday at Reyes Adobe Park. Breakfast will be served during the run, which begins and ends at the park. A post-run health expo includes an awards ceremony and free blood sugar and BMI tests. The event is part of the three-day Reyes Adobe Days festival. The run takes place 8 a.m. Sunday at the park located at 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura. The breakfast is $5. Registration for the run with breakfast is $20 in advance and $25 on event day, $15 in advance and $20 on event day for the run/walk only. For more information, call (818) 597-7361 or visit www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us.
Biking enthusiasts can take part in CORBA's Fat Tire Fest 2007 & 20th annual fundraiser. The event features a free mountain-bike skills clinic, the chance to ride with celebrity pro riders, a log-pull contest, raffle prizes and much more. Festivities take place 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Malibu Creek State Park, 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Registration for members of the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association is $25, $30 for nonmembers, $10 for kids 12 and under (includes lunch), $10 for lunch only. For more information, visit www.fattirefest.com.
Northridge Hospital Medical Center will present Protecting Your Pair, a free breast cancer symposium and luncheon. Meet with leading physicians and nurses as well as cancer survivors to discuss new types of breast exams, the latest treatment options and genetic testing. The event takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15. at Northridge Hospital Medical Center's Ffifth floor Penthouse Auditorium, 18300 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge. Reservations required. (818) 885-5488. www.northridgehospital.org/betterhealth.
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