Teams can compete in the half maratho

The Valley’s Original Half Marathon Returns

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 beautiful Civic Center Park on… Read more »

Clint Ober

Living Well at The Polo Club

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 communities, The Polo Club features… Read more »

Yoga on the lawn

Free Family Fun for a Cause

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. Old Town will be bustling… Read more »

Santa helps little Adam

Healthy Santas Visit Valley Farmers’ Markets

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 is no longer acceptable.  Southern… Read more »

From 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 way to the start line… Read more »

The 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 founder Clint Ober, and producers… Read more »

Pink Cadillac

October Paints El Paseo PINK!

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 community residents in need of… Read more »

Zero Hero

Celebrating an End to Prostate Cancer

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 Urology and Palm Valley Pain… Read more »

Zero don't fear the finger

Coachella Valley on Board to End Prostate Cancer

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 cancer. Participants from across the… Read more »

The 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 Bar, NBC Palm Springs, Cambria… Read more »

Palm 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 architecture on the USA Track… Read more »

2019 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 healthiest – and best –… Read more »

Woman’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 the Greater Palm Springs Food… Read more »

WLF 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 in Rancho Mirage. WLF President… Read more »

CancerPartners’ 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 Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort… Read more »

No 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. Your body — and your… Read more »

Get 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 to stop by, ask questions,… Read more »

El 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 surrounding community residents in need… Read more »

Wellspring 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. Open to everyone interested in… Read more »

Looking for a Challenge?

The Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run/Walk returns on Saturday, October 27, to Palm Springs. If you are looking for a challenge, this event is unlike any other. For over 32 years, people have been coming to Palm Springs in October to take on this ultimate incline which starts at 400’ elevation and… Read more »