BestCare News & Updates

April 27, 2013 Best Care Ambulance Partners w/ YMCA for “Sprint for Spring”

Added: May 13, 2013


Join us on a scenic 5K run through the
beautiful neighborhood of Braeswood Place

Saturday, April 27, 2013

All proceeds benefit the Weekley Family YMCA Partners Campaign, our annual fundraising campaign that provides scholarships for Y programs for families from our community.


Race Day Schedule:

7:00 a.m.  Festivities Begin
7:15 a.m.  Race Warm-ups
7:30 a.m.  5k Run
7:35 a.m.  Family Fun Run
8:15 a.m.  Kid’s Fun Run (Ages 13 and under)
8:30 a.m.  Awards Ceremony



The course is as follows: Run begins on Blue Bonnet Boulevard just east of Stella Link Road, proceeds east on Blue Bonnet Boulevard, north on Braes Boulevard, east on Gramercy Street, south on Edloe Street, east on Blue Bonnet Boulevard, south on Sewanee Street, west on Tartan Lane, north on Edloe Street, west on Aberdeen Way, south on Braes Boulevard, west on Tartan Lane, north on Stella Link Road (north bound lanes only), east on Blue Bonnet Boulevard and concludes on Blue Bonnet Boulevard just east of Stella Link Road.




Want to join us for the Sprint for Spring but need a little group motivation to get you moving.  Join us at the Weekley Family YMCA for our Y Running Club and Training Program. This training program, led by a USAT Certified Running Coach, will provide you with the tools and support you need.  You will enjoy an initial and final assessment, supervised group runs, complimentary training program, seminars on gait, shoe selection, nutrition, and more.




Complimentary parking available on race day at Pershing Middle School (entrance on Stella Link) and Sheltering Arms (entrance 3838 Aberdeen Way)




About the Weekley Family YMCA  Partners Campaign.  The Weekley Family YMCA Partners Campaign is our annual fundraising campaign that provides scholarship dollars for at-risk kids who otherwise could not participate in YMCA programs. Every dollar raised is an investment in our community and our future.

To learn more about the Weekley Family YMCA Partners Campaign, or to make a contribution, click here.



Who did we serve in 2012?

  • 12,000 youth were engaged in character development programs.
  • 1,000 children participated in a licensed after school child care program.
  • 3,000 boys and girls participated in summer day camp & holiday camps.
  • 2,085 teens participated in afterschool, leadership training and service learning projects.
  • 3,900 boys and girls learned the value of team work through youth sports participation.
  • 1,500 youth celebrated the joy of learning new skills in swim lessons.

Our Commitment:The Weekley Family YMCA has been committed to our  community for63 years.  We provide quality programs to all children and families regardless of ability to pay.  The Weekley Family YMCA is committed to serving from the smallest of youth to the youngest-at-heart in a variety of programs that help  them develop a healthy spirit, mind  and body.
Our Mission:To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.




Thank You to our sponsors:



Volunteer Opportunities:

A strong partnership exists between YMCA staff and dedicated volunteers. The Sprint for Spring is not successful without the help of so many wonderful volunteers. Volunteer with your family and friends and you will make a difference in the live of so many children and families. All volunteers will receive complimentary refreshments. For more information, please contact Jessica Cunningham (713) 664-9622 or at


Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Packet Pickup Day of Registration
  • Parking Attendants
  • Starting Line Aides
  • VIP Hospitality Aides
  • Volunteer Information Center Aides
  • Water Station Attendants
  • Course Cheerleaders
  • Floaters


All information came directly from YMCA website