Fitness

Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K

Save the date for the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K! This year’s race will be held on September 19, 2020 and will be a part of The West Kentucky 270 Trifecta Race Series!

Come experience the beauty and charm of west Kentucky scenery and hospitality in Hopkinsville, or Hoptown as we call it! The course winds through downtown Hoptown, residential areas, through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown on the popular and new Greenway/Rail Trail.

For more information on this year’s race, follow Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K on Facebook!

St. Luke Color Run 2020

St. Luke Free Clinic proudly presents the 2020 St. Luke Color Run! The Color Run is a 3-kilometer untimed event that you can experience with friends and family along the Hopkinsville Greenway System. You’re free to run, jog, walk, or cartwheel along the course. At each kilometer, participants are doused from head to toe in different colored powders. The powder is made with cornstarch and is biodegradable and environmentally friendly. Proceeds from the Color Run will benefit St. Luke Free Clinic.

For more information, please call St. Luke Free Clinic at 270-889-9340. To purchase event tickets through Eventbrite, please click here.

CASA Super Hero 5K Run/Walk

Every child needs a hero, but an abused child needs a SUPERHERO. Be a HERO, and register today for the CASA Super Hero 5K Run/Walk!

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children

7:00 am Registration (Founders Square, Hopkinsville, KY)
8:00 am Run/Walk begins

Cost: $18 (shirt included)
Route: Greenway System (Rails to Trails)

Register online at:
https://hpr.recdesk.com/Community/Program

All proceeds will support the local CASA Program. For more information on this event, contact Virginia Erxleben at 270-498-6609  or  Chris Dudley at 270-887-7153  or email  [email protected]

 

         

Taijutsu for Boxing – at Elements of Self Defense Family Martial Arts

In this warrior workshop at Elements of Self Defense, participants will be exploring how ninja taijutsu can be applied in the sport of boxing.

Teaching concepts will include:
-Wrapping Your Hands
-Fundamental Boxing Strikes
-Ninja Kamae for Boxing
-Ninja Footwork for Boxing
-Ninja Counters against Boxing Strikes

There will be light sparring included in this workshop, so don’t forget your boxing gloves. Don’t have any boxing gloves? Pick them up in the EOSD pro-shop here – eosd.tv/paddedgear

Click here to register now!

For more information on this and other workshops at EOSD, please call 931-614-0405  or  visit www.elementsofselfdefense.com.

Boxing Expo

Join Hopkinsville Boxing Club for their Boxing Expo! The event will be held on January 30th at the building located beside 2nd Street Park (745 E. 2nd St.) in Hopkinsville.

Admission is $5. A dinner plate is available for $7.

Join the Boxing Club and help support this growing program in our community. For more information, please call Coach Wimpye at 270-987-0102.

HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle – at Hopkinsville Sportsplex

The Sportsplex is hopping into action with “HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle”!  This fun and energetic class kicks off on August 3rd, and keeps you moving on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 am!

The class is for all fitness levels – Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced! Only $6 per class! We’ll see you soon at HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle!

HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle – at Hopkinsville Sportsplex

The Sportsplex is hopping into action with “HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle”!  This fun and energetic class kicks off on August 3rd, and keeps you moving on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 am!

The class is for all fitness levels – Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced! Only $6 per class! We’ll see you soon at HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle!

HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle – at Hopkinsville Sportsplex

The Sportsplex is hopping into action with “HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle”!  This fun and energetic class kicks off on August 3rd, and keeps you moving on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 am!

The class is for all fitness levels – Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced! Only $6 per class! We’ll see you soon at HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle!

HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle – at Hopkinsville Sportsplex

The Sportsplex is hopping into action with “HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle”!  This fun and energetic class kicks off on August 3rd, and keeps you moving on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 am!

The class is for all fitness levels – Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced! Only $6 per class! We’ll see you soon at HipHop Zumba LanoraStyle!

Gloves Up, Guns Down Boxing Night – at Hopkinsville Sportsplex

Let’s get ready to rumble! The Hopkinsville Boxing Club and Coach Anthony Wimpye is bringing a 12-fight card to Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville on Saturday, October 19, 2019. With teams/clubs from Hopkinsville, Louisville, Lexington, Cincinnati, Nashville, and Georgia (with boxers between 8 years old and professional) will be represented.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. and first bell is 5 p.m. Admission is $12. Kids under 8 years old, as well as military personnel and veterans (with ID), will be admitted free.

Special guest Alton Merkerson, the former coach of Hall of Fame boxer Roy Jones Jr. will be a special guest. The main event of the evening will feature military boxer “Desert Storm.” Sponsorship opportunities are available by calling 270-987-0102.