Fun sports and fitness events in Houston this week

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Looking to get fit?

From a self defense class to an urban hike, there's plenty to do when it comes to sports and fitness activities coming up in Houston this week. Read on for a rundown.
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Free Introductory Krav Maga Class





Want to get in shape and stay safe in 2019? Start by taking a free introductory Krav Maga class. You'll learn techniques to help you respond quickly and effectively in stressful or violent situations.

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Krav Maga Houston - Central Campus, 2615 Southwest Freeway, #260
Price: Free

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Girls in Gis





Calling all ladies! This training event brings together women and girls who practice (or who want to practice) Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. All skill levels will get to participate during this interactive session. Donations encouraged for scholarships and future training programs.

When: Sunday, Jan. 13, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Elite MMA, 10640 Westheimer Road
Price: Free (Girls in Gis Texas-Houston Registration W/ Donation); $30 (Girls in Gis Texas-Houston Registration W/ $10 Donation and T-shirt Purchase)

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ChocoLoco 5k





The good news: you get to eat as much chocolate as you want. The bad news: you have to run a 5K before indulging. The best news: all courses are flat and fast (and you can even walk!). All participants receive a medal and t-shirt.

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30 a.m.
Where: The Heritage Society, 1100 Bagby St.
Price: $20-$35

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BCO Farmer's Market Bike Ride





Get your exercise and take care of your grocery list at the same time during this bike ride through Houston. Bring a backpack to purchase fresh and locally grown products as soon as the farmer's market opens. Then join the group for a 12-15 mile ride that will end at the cafe, where you can opt to have lunch.
When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 a.m.
Where: Onion Creek Cafe, 3106 White Oak Drive
Price: Free

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BCO Hiking In Houston - Hike Terry Hershey Park Trails





Grab the mosquito repellent and your boots for a hike on Houston's Westside. The group will meet at Old Cafe Express before hitting the trail. Feel free to bring your furry friend too.

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 1:30-4 p.m.
Where: 1111 Eldridge Parkway
Price: Free

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