Healthful and Charitable Activities this Month in Seattle

Today the Seattle Times highlighted some healthful activities during this month of May, the following is a list of the provided activities or events:

Fiesta 5K Ole: 5K race, Cinco de Mayo wear encouraged, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, post-race Margarita and beer garden, entertainment, Taco Truck Challenge food vendors, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; $30/preregistration closes Thursday ; $35/day of race (www.fiesta5kole.com).

Bring on the Sun Run: Seattle University hosts 5Kwalk and race, all proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club, 9 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $35 (www.sunrun2012.com).

Sunday, The American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Run/Walk: At Seattle’s Warren G. Magnuson Park. The 3-mile course is paved and flat. Children, families and dogs on leashes are welcome. The Radio Disney Road Crew will make an appearance (www.seattlerunwalk.org).

May 13, Run Like a Mother 5K: At Warren G. Magnuson Park. While women run the 5K, kids 11 and younger can join a 1-mile run. It benefits the local nonprofit Outdoors For All, which enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation (www.runlikeamotherrace.com).

May 20, West Seattle 5K Run/Walk: Sponsored by the West Seattle High School PTSA. The course begins at the Alki Bath House and proceeds along Alki Avenue Southwest (www.westseattle5k.com).

May 27, Good Karma 5K: Participants can choose where — among 10 charities — their fundraising goes. The event, at Seward Park, also will feature stations where you can help specific groups trying to aid the needy (www.goodkarma5k.com).