On Jan. 1, Anytime Fitness locations at Oracle and Magee and on Dove Mountain will be sponorsing a competitive 5K race on New Year’s Day.

The event starts and finishes at Cross Middle School and runs through Tohono Chul Park and nearby neighborhoods. There is also a one-mile Family Fun Run and other wellness events, to include blood pressure checks, BMI and body fat percentages, tips on healthy eating, smoking cessation and weight loss, Zumba and yoga classes, massage, kid activities, and contests in planking, push-ups and sit-ups.

Funds raised help a local foundation called Grow 2B Fit, a group started by two pediatricians to help fight childhood obesity.

The family health and fitness expo starts at 9:30 a.m., and runs through 1 p.m.

The one-mile family fun run gets going at 10:30 a.m, the 5K at 11 a.m..

The link for registration is http://www.active.com/5k-race/tucson-az/anytime-fitness-resolution-day-5k-2013.

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