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Desert EventsThe Valley’s Original Half Marathon Returns

Teams can compete in the half maratho

Returning to the heart of the desert for its 22nd running, the Palm Desert ½ Marathon & 5K continues its tradition as the original Coachella Valley running festival. Other races may come and go, but this one stands the test of time! Join over 1,200 other runners and walkers at Read more…

Desert EventsLiving Well at The Polo Club

Clint Ober

On Saturday, January 18, Trilogy at the Polo Club opens its doors and invites everyone to come see what the buzz is all about at their second annual Wellness Fair.  This new home community whose tagline is Live Happier® is worth a visit. As one of the valley’s fastest growing Read more…

Desert EventsFree Family Fun for a Cause

Yoga on the lawn

Spend Black Friday at the Health & Wellness Festival in Old Town La Quinta and support mental wellness for our local youth. This free event is for all ages so bring the kids, cousins, and grandparents and enjoy something for everyone including games, exercise, beer tasting, wellness exhibitors and entertainment. Read more…

Desert EventsHealthy Santas Visit Valley Farmers’ Markets

Santa helps little Adam

In farmers’ markets around California a new breed of Santas is making a stand for healthier children.  Stunned by the fact that today’s elementary aged kids now experience diet-driven illnesses never seen in this age group just 30 years ago, the old “Ho, Ho, Ho. Have a candy cane” line Read more…

Desert EventsFrom the Desert to the Mountains

Ready for a challenge? If so, the Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge is for you. Now in its 34th year, the Tram Road Challenge is one of the oldest and, well, most challenging races in Southern California. On October 26, you’ll join over 1,500 other runners as you make your Read more…

Desert EventsThe Earthing Movie Palm Springs Screening

Deepak Chopra InnerSpace and Desert AIDS Project (DAP) invite you to be their guest at a complimentary screening of The Earthing Movie on Sunday, September 15, from 5:30 to 9pm. The evening will include a Q&A with those involved in the documentary including actress and health advocate Mariel Hemingway, Earthing Read more…

Desert EventsOctober Paints El Paseo PINK!

Pink Cadillac

Desert Cancer Foundation (DCF) is proud to present the 13th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, October 12, at The Gardens on El Paseo.  Proceeds raised from Paint El Paseo Pink support DCF’s mission to assist uninsured and underinsured Coachella Valley and local surrounding Read more…

Desert EventsCelebrating an End to Prostate Cancer

Zero Hero

This year, the Coachella Valley joins 40+ communities across the country to shine the light on prostate cancer, a disease that takes the life of an American man every 17 minutes, as part of the national ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series. Hosted by Desert Medical Imaging and presented by Valley Read more…

Desert EventsCoachella Valley on Board to End Prostate Cancer

Zero don't fear the finger

Desert Medical Imaging and Presenting Sponsor, Valley Urology, join ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer to host the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk on September 14, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. The national non-profit’s goal is to create Generation ZERO – the first generation of men who are free of prostate Read more…

Desert EventsThe 2019 Wellness Awards

Thank you to all who took part in the 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards!  Photos of the spectacular evening can be viewed on our Facebook page and will appear in the July/Aug issue of Desert Health. The 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards are proudly sponsored by  Eisenhower Health, Fresh Juice Read more…

Desert EventsBringing Desert Health to You

This year Desert Health is proud to present three community wellness fairs offering the opportunity to meet many of the doctors and health care practitioners who contribute to our publication. Beautiful venues, prize giveaways, and other festivities add to the fun at each event. Our three events will take place Read more…

Desert EventsPalm Springs Health Run & Fitness Expo

Start out the New Year with a healthy and fitness-oriented routine! Join runners, walkers and health enthusiasts for the Palm Springs Health Run & Fitness Expo Saturday, January 26, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Run through the most scenic areas of Palm Springs with spectacular mountain views and historic Read more…

Desert Events2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards

Is there someone you know going above and beyond to inspire health and wellness in our community? Help us celebrate their efforts with a Desert Health Wellness Award nomination. Now in its fourth year, the Wellness Awards recognize and honor those local people and businesses inspiring others to become the Read more…

Desert EventsWoman’s Show Focus: Food & Wine

Ladies! Are you looking for an outing to shop, sip, taste, listen and relax under the glorious desert sunshine? This year the Desert Woman’s Show will shine the spotlight on nutrition and wellness, feature the latest fashions for your golf or tennis game, and offer a cornucopia of tastings at Read more…

Desert EventsWLF Honors Local Women Leaders

Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) announces its 7th Annual Women Who Rule Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, January 25. The highly anticipated event sponsored by Desert Care Network and honoring the Coachella Valley’s most inspiring leaders will take place at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Read more…

Desert EventsCancerPartners’ Passions Ball Returns

CancerPartners, the local nonprofit that offers emotional and educational support to all those in the Coachella Valley touched by cancer, will hold the second edition of The Passions Ball: An Evening of Heart and Soul—the exciting new fundraising gala inaugurated last year—on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Taking place at The Read more…

Desert EventsNo Time for Exercise?

In honor of the American Heart Association’s 25th Annual Heart Walk coming up November 17, we want to get you moving. When you can’t seem to make time for a full workout, try these American Heart Association no-sweat ways to simply move more. Grab the leash and walk your dog. Read more…

Desert EventsGet to Know Our Valley’s Naturopathic Doctors

Curious about what naturopathic doctors do? October 7-13 is your time to discover as we celebrate the 6th annual Naturopathic Medicine Week sponsored by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). During the week, naturopathic clinics in our valley will offer open houses, special events and drawings, and encourage you Read more…

Desert EventsEl Paseo Goes PINK October 13

Desert Cancer Foundation (DCF) is proud to present the 12th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, October 13, at The Gardens on El Paseo! Proceeds raised from Paint El Paseo Pink support the DCF mission to assist uninsured and underinsured Coachella Valley and local Read more…

Desert EventsWellspring Brings a World of Wellness

Wellspring, a first-of-its-kind gathering featuring the world’s leading wellness innovators, teachers and socially-conscious companies, takes place October 26-28 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The three-day event is packed with 150 transformational classes, treatments, lectures and workshops across multiple categories including fitness, holistic medicine, health, social change and conscious capitalism. Read more…