Celebrations, expos, Fairs

March 7

International Women’s Day

Activities promoting girl power, confidence and self-expression. Features a screening of short films about strong women leaders, hands-on art, poetry and musical activities.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere Blvd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free, 915-219-8554 or laslatinitas.com.

March 26

Ladies’ Night

A preview of the Mighty Mujer Triathlon. Meet Mighty Mujeres and receive advice on triathlons.

Up & Running, 3233 N. Mesa St., 6 p.m., raceelpaso.com.

April 4

El Paso Environmental Services Department Earth Day Celebration

An outdoor event featuring green educational booths, entertainment, food trucks, vendors, green quality of life demonstrations and games for kids.

Memorial Park Reserve, 1701 N. Copia St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free, 915-212-6057 or elpasotexas.gov/environmental-services.

April 25

‘It’s Not Over’ Motivational Expo

Medical exams, education advice from local colleges, physical fitness advice, nutrition advice, activities for kids, motivational speaker, treadmill raffle and gym membership raffle.

Corky Corcoran Park, Rodman and Warren Belin, Horizon City, TX, 1-5 p.m., free, 915-497-9501 or facebook.com/itsnotoverbyjorge.

May 30

Supplement Xpress International

Championship and Fit Expo

NPC bikini, figure, physique and bodybuilding national qualifier. Fitness vendors available.

Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez St., 9 a.m., 915-234-5821 or thompsonmusclecontest.com.

Races & Recreation

March 1

23rd Annual Komen El Paso Race for the Cure

Annual race to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer support and research. Seventy-five percent of funds remain in El Paso to help those fighting breast cancer and 25 percent is invested in research.

Downtown El Paso, Mesa & Main, 8 a.m. competitive, 9 a.m. non comp., 12 p.m., $35 sleep in for the cure, $35 competitive 5K, $30 non comp. 1M/5K walk/run, $15 ages 12 and under, 915-533-4433 or komenelpaso.org.

March 7

Insane Inflatable 5K

Obstacle course made of inflatable objects.

Maldonado Maze, 571 Ladonado Rd., La Union, NM, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $49 advance, $75 day of, ages 8+, insaneinflatable5K.com.

March 14

Tutus For Kidneys

5K walk/run or a 1 mile walk. There’s also a health fair. All proceeds are donated to The Amigo Kidney Foundation.

McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater, 1331 McKelligon Canyon Rd., 8 a.m., $20 before March 12, $25 March 13-14, facebook.com/UniversalVascularCenter or raceadventuresunlimited.com.

St. Patrick’s A.C.T.S Run

5K run or 1 mile walk.

St. Patrick Cathedral, 1118 N. Mesa St., 8 a.m., $20 ages 15+, $15 ages 10-14, free for ages 9 and under, raceadventuresunlimited.com.

El Paso Brain Injury Support Group 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run

All proceeds benefit the El Paso Brain Injury Support Group.

Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr., 8 a.m., $20, all ages, raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Guided bird-watching experience. The park is home to over 200 species of birds.

Hueco Tanks State Park, 6900 Hueco Tanks Rd., 8:30 a.m., $9, 915-849-6684 or Ted.Pick@tpwd.texas.gov.

March 22

10th Annual Sgt. Ruben Orozco 8K Run

Competitive 8K or 2 mile fun walk in support of local Special Olympics Texas athletes.

G2, 2701 N. Stanton St., 8 a.m., $25 before March 13, $30 late reg., all ages, 533-8229 or raceadventuresunlimited.com.

March 28

Walk MS: El Paso

1.5 or 3-mile walk. Proceeds benefit MS research.

Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr., 9 a.m. open, 10 a.m. walk, 855-372-1331 or facebook.com/walkmswesttexas.

15th Annual Jack Rabbit Classic &

Javier Arana Jr. Memorial

7 mile trail or a 5K paved road race.

Franklin Mountains State Park, 3233 N. Mesa St., 8 and 8:15 a.m., $25 7 mi., $20 5K, no race day reg., raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Father Rick Matty Race for Education

5K run/walk or a 1-mile run. Proceeds benefit the Fr. Rick Matty Memorial Scholarship Fund.

St. Patrick Cathedral, 1111 N. Stanton St., $20, $15 student, 915-478-5663 or raceadventuresunlimited.com.

March 29

Walk/Run for Literacy

5K run or walk to benefit literacy development in schools.

Dr. Nixon Elementary School, 11141 Loma Roja, 8 a.m., $20 through March 8, $25 after March 27, raceadventuresunlimited.com.

April 18

Mighty Mujer Triathlon

All female race with a super sprint and normal sprint.

Memorial Park, 3251 Copper Ave., 7 a.m.-12 p.m., $65 before March 1, $70-$85, raceelpaso.com/mighty-mujer or michelle@racelpaso.com.


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