Houston Mayor Bill White and Mayor’s Wellness Council

Seeks to Recruit 20,000 Houstonians for 2007 Texas Round-Up Fitness Initiative

HOUSTON, Texas – The Honorable Bill White, Mayor of Houston, is recruiting 20,000 or more of the city’s men, women and children for a special assignment: 150 minutes of exercise of any type per week over a six-week period as part of the 2007 Texas Round-Up. The official culminating Texas Round-Up event for Houston, the Rise ‘N Shine Family 5K Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday, April 28, at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

To participate in the Texas Round-Up at no cost, Houstonians can visit www.texasroundup.org to log their fitness activities and to access a complete list of Texas Round-Up affiliate cities, teams, events and registration links. Houstonians can log their fitness activities retroactively, starting with January 1, 2007.