Thousands Of Houston Residents To Commit To Live Healthier, More Active Lives In 2014 At Commitment Day 5K Fun Walk/Run

Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM):

 
WHAT:  

Thousands will lace up their sneakers in Houston on January 1, declaring their commitments to living healthy, active lives in 2014 as part of a 35 city Commitment Day 5K fun walk/run event.

 

Commitment Day, a broad social movement created by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company in 2013, will kick off its second year with tens of thousands across the nation committing to healthy eating, exercise, family, respect, giving and a healthy planet in 2014.

 

For more information or to register, visit www.commitmentday.com/houston.
WHEN:   January 1, 2014

9 a.m.
WHERE:   Commitment Day Houston

Sam Houston Race Park

7575 North Sam Houston Parkway

Houston, TX 77064

 

The 3.1-mile course starts at Sam Houston Race Park this year. The run course is a flat and fast out-and-back USATF certified course that's great for beginners to veterans alike.
STORY IDEAS:  

Story angles leading up to Commitment Day include:
  • Human interest – connect with us to learn more about how people in your community have committed to losing hundreds of pounds, overcoming MS, combating autism and more.
  • Couch to 5K – a healthier life starts with a single step in the right direction
  • How to prep for Commitment Day
  • How to make and keep a New Year’s Commitment
  • New Year, New You

Story angles day-of include:
  • Thousands in the community toeing the start line to a healthier life
  • Human interest – inspirational stories of those completing the Jan.1 5K walk/run event
  • Starting new traditions for you and your family
  • Most common New Year’s Commitments – poll the crowd to hear what people are committing to in 2014
  • New Year, New You

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