Press Release: Live Active El Paso and Animal Services Host 3K Walk/Run Pet Event

City’s Summer Fitness Challenge Wraps Up with Family-Friendly, Dog-Friendly Event

EL PASO, Texas — The City of El Paso’s Live Active El Paso and Animal Services invites the community and their four-legged friends to participate in the 3K Family Walk or Run wellness event beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, September 24 at the Westside Community Park, 7400 High Ridge Dr.

The FREE family- and pet-friendly event marks the end of the three-month Live Active EP 3K Walk/Run fitness challenge created to get the community moving and making health a priority.

The Animal Services Department will be on-site providing free pet adoptions, free pet microchips and vaccinations. Visitors can also check out more than 10 partner booths who will be on site to provide free health and wellness resources.

In addition, to health and wellness information and pet services, the first 100 attendees will receive a free commemorative Summer Walk T-shirt.

For more information about Live Active EP, and to view all programming and events, visit or follow Live Active EP on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Live Active El Paso

Created by the City of El Paso in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Live Active El Paso is a citywide community movement that promotes health and wellness by encouraging physical activity, improved nutrition and strong mental health. The initiative depends on the support of dozens of partner organizations including local gymnasiums, nutritional eateries, nonprofit health organizations and local businesses.

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