United ISD is preparing for its 6th annual“Run Wild For Scholars 5K Run/Walk and Untamed Zumba Master Class.” They are two events on two separate occasions for the same cause. The 5K Run/Walk will honor First Responders, Military and the memory of two educatorsAdriana Rodriguez and Karina Villarreal.
Adriana Rodriguez taught 2nd grade at Ruiz Elementary School And Karina Villarreal taught at St. Augustine Elementary School, however started her career in education as a teacher-aide at Clark Middle School. They were both passionate runners and we will continue to honor their legacy at this district event.
We at United ISD, honor, celebrate, and support our First Responders and Military, as we owe a debt of gratitude to them as they selflessly put themselves in harm’s way to help others.
Prior year’s events have been huge successes, which have raised over $22,000 including a $10,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield. This year, our goal is to reach 900 participants.
The Run Wild For Scholars 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Student Activity Complex located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane. On-Site registration will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Run/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Pre-Registration fee may be paid at the United ISD Central Office located at 201 Lindenwood Drive,www.swifttiming.com or on-site on the day of the event. Pre-Registration is $20 from November 12-December16, 2016 and after December 16th and On-Site is $25. United ISD Student fee is $10. Fee includes T-shirt, certificate and medal for division winners.
The health fair will include various community and non-profit organizations that will give out items and offer health screenings to participants.
The Untamed Zumba Master Class will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the United 9th Grade Gym located at 8800 McPherson Road. Registration for the Zumba Master Class is $20 and can also be paid at the United ISD Central Office, UISD Website or On-site on the day of event. The Zumba Master class will be conducted by well-known local elite instructors from 9:00-11:00 a.m. doors will open at 8:00 a.m.
Proceeds from both events will benefit United ISD students with scholarships to college. Paid registration for each of these events includes a t-shirt and goody bag and ticket for door prize giveaway. Information about both events can be found at the District’s website at www.uisd.net. For questions call, (956) 473-6201.