Children’s National 5th Race for Every Child

The fifth annual 5K run/walk and Kids’ Dash will take place on Saturday, October 21, at Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, DC. The Race for Every Child is one of the largest community events focused on children’s health in the Washington region. Proceeds will help save lives and build strong, healthy futures for children by supporting innovative therapies, research, wellness and education programs, and family support services. This year’s fundraising goal is 1.5 million! [Read more…]

Free Webinar: Fatherhood Sustainability Tips

NRFC Webinar: Keeping the Doors Open: Sustainability Tips for Fatherhood Programs

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2nd Annual DC Takeover Health & Wellness Symposium

RCW presents “The 2nd Annual DC Takeover Workout & Health Symposium” on the grounds of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy located at 3675 Ely Pl SE, Washington, DC 20019 featuring 10 of the DMV’s top trainers, celebrity chefs, local gyms, health institutions and organizations.

RCW, Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, Gods Gifts Outreach, Green Scheme and Peace Rally DC are proud to bring the 2nd Annual DC Takeover Workout and Health Symposium being held on September 16th in Washington, D.C. This event will provide education on common chronic illnesses and distribute surrounding communities resources such as how to create sustainable gardens in their own backyards and how to prepare healthier meals with the food they readily have available to address issues of health and nutrition.

The event will kick off with a workout bright and early at 10 a.m featuring 10 trainers who will give an action packed 40 min workout providing variations of styles and techniques for exercising at home and outdoors for the attendees. [Read more…]

Fit Fathers “Track & Field” Social Workouts

There is always a reason to hit your local high school track for a quick or full social workout with a group of friends. This simple-to-plan fitness event can take place daily, weekly or monthly. For example, whenever visiting my hometown from Maryland I set up impromptu track and football workouts with my Eastern High School fam and Fit Fathers crew. [Read more…]

Kimatni Rawlins Selected as BE Modern Man 100 Men of Distinction

I’m honored to be featured and selected as one of “100 Men of Distinction” for Black Enterprise’s Modern Man (BEMM) Council. The journey to happiness has landed me in a position to guide others with the resources, knowledge and expertise I have ascertained along the way. From a poor family growing up in the raucous streets of Camden, NJ to a fighter for life enhancing change — no matter the city or indigenous country I set foot on — the goal is always to give back and help your fellow brothers and sisters even at the sacrifice of your own comfort.  [Read more…]

2017 Fit Fathers Day Celebration: Lead by Example So Your Child Becomes The Example!

Words by Adrian McQueen & Kimatni Rawlins / Photos by Adrenaline Lifestyles, Fisher Concepts & On The Trak Photo

Fatherhood was achieved on Father’s Day and will follow suit each day henceforth with a continuous movement where Fit Fathers commune for the benefit of their kids. We share and learn from one another to enhance positive experiences for our families, friends and communities. For the 4th Annual “Fit Fathers Day” Celebration (FFD) life enhancement manifested once again in the form of festive and healthful activities. [Read more…]

5th Annual STRIVE Youth Splash N Dash Race

Please join us for the 5th Annual STRIVE Youth Splash N Dash Race at the Ellen Linson Splash Park in beautiful College Park, MD. The STRIVE Splash N Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming; while building confidence within a supporting community. This USA Triathlon Sanctioned youth-friendly events are open to all ability levels in a safe course which consists of a pool swim, transition to a run on a closed trail then complete to an amazing finish line of family and friends. [Read more…]

4th Annual “Fit Fathers Day” Celebration: Silver Spring, MD

— Empowering dads, father figures, families and children —

Sunday June 18th 10am to 12pm

— FREE —

Silver Spring Civic Center, At Veterans Plaza
8525 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

— workout begins at 10am and the yoga warmup at 9:30am —

On Father’s Day join us for a “fun-for-all” group exercise with trainers Michelangelo Bance, Tiffani Jenkins, Styves Exantus and the Ravens’ Kyle Arrington. Also enjoy fitness games, Zumba by Z Sweat Dance and Fitness and Ray & Roze Zumba, healthy snacks, yoga led by 5 Sense Wellness, an interactive playground and music from DJ Blinks and PanLara steel drum. Attendees can compete for over $2,500 in prizes from Nike, Bose, Road Runner Sports, Modell’s, Soul Cycle, Strider Bikes, Thule, Live Nation, Yokohama Tires and Vibram in the Mr Fit Fathers, Fit Mom, Fit 50+ and Fit Kid contests. Also the reigning 2-time Mr. Fit Father, James Paul Swink, will be back to defend his Gym Source title against any takers of the grand prize.

Hosted by Fit Fathers Founder Kimatni D. Rawlins

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CALI ROOTS PARTNERS WITH FIT FATHERS FOR ITS FIRST EVER FUN RUN

Fit Fathers, a fathers health education nonprofit and website, and Fleet Feet, Monterey’s Saturday Run Crew, are teaming up with California Roots Music and Arts Festival to host their first fun run before the music starts on Saturday, May 27. Come enjoy the beautiful coastal trail while benefitting your health, right before all the festival magic begins. [Read more…]

Free!!! Fit Fathers Day Vibe Ride in Atlanta

Vibe Ride and Fit Fathers invite you to a fun and energetic indoor cycling class, featuring fitness technology and music videos to celebrate Fit Fathers Day! We will host up to 35 riders on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 1:30pm-2:15pm and are looking forward to creating a fun workout for all fitness levels. Please book your bike by June 12th by clicking this link: http://theviberide.com/schedule/ and navigating to the #FitFathersDay class on 6/17. Either select “First Free Class” if you are new to Vibe Ride, or select single class and use promo code “FitFathersDay” so that there is no cost. [Read more…]