wellness

This year, we had 203 participants brave temps in the 40s and 21-mile-per-hour winds. See the names of the top runners and walkers, who are eligible to pick up their medals on Thursday.

Tuesday, May 7th, is the DOE Mile Race for Walkers & Runners starting at 11:30am at A-1 on Main Ring. All other Health & Fitness Day participants (walkers, runners, bikers, etc.) are welcome to come from 11:45am-1:30pm. T-shirts and snacks for the first 300 participants. Water available at all mile stops. Please note that the locker rooms on the Ground Floor, East Side, of Wilson Hall are closed for repairs. Shower Shuttles to the Fitness Center and IARC will be… More »

The DOE Mile is back, and Health and Fitness Day is here, too. Walk, run, bike or inline skate around the Main Ring. The DOE Mile race starts at 11:30 on Tuesday, and medals will be awarded to the top finishers. Fermilab is also competing for the greatest participation among 14 DOE laboratories. If you don’t want to race, plan to come to Health and Fitness Day, which immediately follows the start of the race.

This is an introduction to retirement saving options at Fermilab. This session is open to anyone currently eligible for the 403(b) or 401(a) plans.  If you are newly eligible for 401(a), new to the Lab or just getting started with retirement savings this session is built for you. Date: May 6 Time: 12:30pm -1:30pm Location:  Curia II (WH2W) or via Zoom https://fnal.zoom.us/j/2445358019  

The Outdoor Soccer League is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm till dark at the Village Soccer Field beginning April 30th. All levels are welcome. League is open to all adult Fermilab badge holders. League Representative is Gonzalo Diaz Bautista. Interested players should send an email to fermi_soccer@fnal.gov

Disc golf

Interested in playing Disc Golf? Every Wednesday at 5:30 pm from May to October, the Fermilab Disc Golf League will meet at Wheeler Park in Geneva. No course fee and no league fee required. We request that you bring your own discs, but we have plenty on hand if you want to give it a toss. Contact Jonny Staffa at jvstaffa@fnal.gov or x3810 for info or to join.

This Mat Pilates class is suitable for beginner and intermediate level participants. Pilates is an excellent way to reduce back pain, strengthen your core and increase flexibility. This class will focus on low impact floor exercises that target the deep muscles of the abdomen and spine. Some of the major benefits include improved posture, balance, core strength, flexibility and long, lean muscles without excess bulk. Sign up for this class to strengthen that aching back, firm up that flabby belly… More »

Colon Cancer Awareness Colorectal cancer affects both men and women. In the early stages of colorectal cancer, there may be no symptoms. That’s why it’s important to know the risk factors for colorectal cancer and to talk to your doctor about the right time to get screened. There is no cure for colorectal cancer, but screening and diagnostics can help determine the right course of treatment for you. If you are 45 years old or older and have one of… More »

The next session of Muscle Toning will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 9 – May 30, in the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 5-6pm. Fee for 16 sessions is $80. Fee for 8 sessions is $40. Register by April 2 in the Recreation Department or the Badging Office.         Fitness Center Exercise Room: 5-6pm Fee for 16 sessions: $80 (Register by April 2) Fee for 8 sessions: $40 (Register by April 2)