Community Greens

People of all colors discussing evergreen ideas.

Bike to Work Month

Bike Commuter Challenge May 1 – 31stbike

Filed under: Bicycling, Community Green, Cycling, Fttness, , , , ,

Fit Tips

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What did you give up for Lent? How about giving up 5-10 lbs? Don’t wait until June to start thinking about a “Beach Body”. Get started on a simple exercise and stretching program. Talk to your doctor. Ease into it. You don’t have to be fit in 30 days or limit yourself to 7 minutes a day. Find a program you feel comfortable with, join a gym, buy a wall chart or use an online resource to get where you want to go. Make a better you a habit!

  • Workout daily. Even a walk around the block is great and gets you going.
  • Eat post-workout carbs.
  • Eat breakfast and you’re more likely to stick to a smaller portions throughout the day.
  • Eating smaller portions more often, 5-6 times each day, speeds your metabolism.
  • Eat enough protein to help you build lean muscle and burn body fat.
  • Eliminate (reduce) refined sugar and white flour.
  • Eat whole grains and foods that don’t have added sugar.
  • Drink water throughout the day.

 

Filed under: Food, Fttness, Health, Healthy Eating, ,

Run the River 5K 10-29-16

rtr-logo-resized-6-14-16Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance on Saturday, October 29, 2016  for the Run the River 5K – Icahn Stadium/Randall’s Island Park

This event features:

  • A certified 5K race course
  • Chip-timed race results
  • Children’s Fun Run (all participants receive a medal!)
  • Post-Race Party
  • Cash awards for top 5K finishers
  • Each runner will receive a race-day t-shirt and more.
  •  On event day, registration begins at 9:00 AM and the race begins at 10:00 AM.

To become a sponsor or if you have questions, please contact Amanda Dorn at amanda.dorn@randallsisland.org or by phone at (212) 830-7775.

Filed under: Events, Fttness, Parks,

The Hunts Point Hustle Saturday, October 1, 2016

SSBxThe Hunts Point Hustle is Sustainable South Bronx’s premier  community event. It’s more than just a race: it connects runners and walkers with the South Bronx Greenway, a network of green streets, bike lanes, and waterfront parks.

The 5K run/walk begins at Hunts Point Riverside Park in the South Bronx.

Special Promo Code for Bronx Residents
If you live in the Bronx… You get a discount! Just enter “Bronx” into the promo box during check out.

Number Bib Pick up
Bib pick up will take place morning of the race – beginning at 8:30a. Please plan arrival time accordingly.
Hustle Swag
Race giveaway will be given to runners at the conclusion of the race at Hunts Point Riverside Park.
Parking/Directions/Shuttle information
The Hustle race route has changed! The race will begin and end at the Hunts Point Riverside Park (Lafayette Ave at Edgewater Rd). Update course map will be posted soon.A shuttle will be provided between the Hunts Point Ave subway station (6 Train) to the race location. More information will provided as the race approaches.Anyone driving personal vehicles to the race should plan to find public, street parking.

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The Hunts Point Hustle Saturday, October 3, 2015-NEW DATE

hunts point hustle 2015Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, at 10 AM
Race start: Hunts Point Riverside Park
Race end/festival: Barretto Point Park

This 5K run/walk begins at Hunts Point Riverside Park in the South Bronx and travels through Hunts Point to Barretto Point Park

The Hunts Point Hustle is Sustainable South Bronx’s premier fundraising and community event. It’s more than just a race: it connects runners and walkers with the South Bronx Greenway, a network of green streets, bike lanes, and waterfront parks.

This 5K run/walk begins at Hunts Point Riverside Park in the Bronx and travels through the South Bronx to Barretto Point Park. At Barretto Park, there will be a festival with free food, music, fitness activities, kids’ activities, a raffle, and more!

People of all ages are encouraged to attend!

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About Community Greens

It takes more than a village to raise a child in today's world. The world is more than flat or round or sun and moon. It's also the village on the other side of the river. The objects in the sky are different from that view. Community Greens, griot-like, tells a story. I invite you to share my view.

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Chuck Vasser

Blacks In Green

There are more of us people of color out there than you realize and we are coming together to express our concerns, ideas and sit at the table!

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Upcoming Events

  • NYRR Run in Soundview meeting June 3, 2017 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am Soundview Park Field House, 1550 Lafayette Ave, Bronx, NY 10473, USA Breakfast will be served at this Planning meeting
  • Concerts in the Parks – Van Cortlandt Park June 13, 2017 at 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1617/concerts-in-the-parks-june-13
  • Hunts Point Fish Parade & Summer Festival June 15, 2017 at 8:30 am – 9:30 am Hunts Point Ave, Bronx, NY
  • NY Cares Volunteers June 24, 2017 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bissel Gardens
  • NY Cares Volunteers July 22, 2017 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bissel Gardens
  • NY Cares Volunteers August 26, 2017 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bissel Gardens
  • NY Cares Volunteers September 23, 2017 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bissel Gardens
  • NY Cares Volunteers October 28, 2017 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bissel Gardens

Email

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Farm BuildApril 28th, 2017
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Bronx River Alliance

Bronx River FlotillaJuly 15th, 2017
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I am miniscule.

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