Get fit during 2008 Texas Round-Up

February 14, 2008 2:40:35 PM PST
Gov. Rick Perry wants to make Texas the fittest state in the nation. Perry on Thursday helped kick off the 5th annual Texas Round-Up.

The governor is urging Texans to make exercise and healthy lifestyle choices part of their daily life. The kickoff gives Texans a chance to sign up for a free online training program.

Also, 25 Round-Up-affiliate cities are leading efforts to help Texans get fit.

They are Austin, Bay City, Bevil Oaks, Brenham, Denton, Dish, Dumas, El Paso, Euless, Georgetown, Grand Prairie, Houston, Longview, Midland, Northlake, Onalaska, Palestine, Pilot Point, Port Aransas, Roanoke, Round Rock, Slaton, South Padre Island, Sugar Land and Temple.

The Texas Round-Up will end April 26 with a fitness festival at the state Capitol.

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