Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

The Fit List

Illinois Marathon week is almost here! I hope you’re signed up for a race.

Put on your dancing shoes — and make sure they're sturdy

CHAMPAIGN — At Centennial High School, students have baked and sold cookies. They've sold thousands of candy bars. And tonight, they'll celebrate and dance with the public and some of the families they hope to see benefit from their fundraising this year.

Program for those with chronic lung disease

DANVILLE — Carle is offering a Better Breathers Club, a program of the American Lung Association, for people in Vermilion County who have chronic lung disease.

The group is intended to help educate patients and their families and provide social support for people with breathing problems.

Danville school district considers expelling unhealthy snacks

DANVILLE — When the dismissal bell rings Tuesday, a number of Danville High School students will follow the scent of cheese and pepperoni to the Clock Tower building.

There, members of the Young Women Aware program will be selling piping hot slices of Little Caesars pizza to hungry students — and teachers — to eat on their way home or to an after-school activity.

The Fit List

The weekend starts with the Trail Glo 5K out at Allerton. I hear it’s going to be fantastic! The fun continues with the half marathon and 10K on Saturday morning. Here’s your list of area races:

Friday, April 10:

Entertainment listings, April 9-16, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

AG DAY 2015

Walking tall

Toni Wendler of Monticello has always wanted to be active, but it hasn't been easy for her.

The Fit List

It’s spring -- time to run a race! Here’s your list:

Weekend of April 4-5:

Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Doctor to discuss healthy aging

CHAMPAIGN — Physician/author Dr. Roger Landry will speak about aging in a healthy way April 7 at the Champaign Country Club.

The public is invited, but reservations are required, according to Clark-Lindsey Retirement Village, which is hosting the presentation along with Busey Bank.