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Kids' marathon

Parents and their grade-school children can join UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
UCLA University Center for Learning Assistance (Illinois State University)
UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX
 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 BMI body mass index.

body mass index

Body mass index (BMI)
A measurement that has replaced weight as the preferred determinant of obesity.
 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

Poker ride

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 fes·tiv·i·ty  
n. pl. fes·tiv·i·ties
1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.

2. The pleasure, joy, and gaiety of a festival or celebration.

 take place 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Malibu Creek State Park Coordinates:

Malibu Creek State Park is a California state park near Malibu, in Calabasas. It opened to the public in 1980, using property purchased from 20th Century Fox that the studio had owned since 1946 along with adjoining properties.
, 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

Breast cancer

Northridge Hospital Medical Center Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a hospital in the Northridge town of Los Angeles, California, USA. It is currently operated by Catholic Healthcare West. History
The hospital was founded in 1955 by Dr.
 will present Protecting Your Pair, a free breast cancer symposium and luncheon. Meet with leading physicians and nurses as well as cancer survivors Cancer survivors are those individuals with cancer of any type, current or past, who are still living. The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) pioneered the definition of survivor as from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life, a person diagnosed with  to discuss new types of breast exams, the latest treatment options and genetic testing Genetic Testing Definition

A genetic test examines the genetic information contained inside a person's cells, called DNA, to determine if that person has or will develop a certain disease or could pass a disease to his or her offspring.
. 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.





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