The flowers are in full bloom, the temperatures are nice and cool, spring is officially here! Get your kiddos out in the fresh air with these upcoming family events in Austin:

 

Million Mile Month

Event Details: Million Mile Month is a one-month challenge that encourages people to come together as one large virtual community with a goal of walking, running, rolling or swimming one million miles.

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 13th at 3:30PM

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Rancho Rescue Run in Georgetown

Event Details: Join the Rancho Sienna community and help raise funds for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter’s Play Yard Fund on Saturday, April 16. Run or walk approximately 1.5 miles at your leisure and enjoy the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Celebrate the newest addition to the Rancho Sienna community-wide trail system, Big View Trail, and preview the new dog park opening later this summer. All while helping to raise funds for this amazing charity!

Date/Time: Saturday, April 16th at 9:00AM

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2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis in Austin

Event Details: Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event supporting our mission to conquer arthritis by spreading awareness and raising money for research aimed at finding a cure. Whether you are close to the disease or simply looking for an inspiring charity event, Walk to Cure Arthritis is a great way to experience the power of standing together and giving back to the community. The event features a three-mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family. Pet owners are encouraged to bring their dogs. Let’s raise funds to find a cure for arthritis, then come together to support each other and walk! Every step counts, every dollar matters!

Date/Time: Saturday, April 23rd at 8:00AM

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About the Author

Dr. Katalenas

Dr. Katalenas is a pediatrician and owner of The Pediatric Center of Round Rock and the author of the book "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", a guide to healthy cooking and eating for busy families.