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Summer 2021 Sports & Fitness Events Continue

UHD Sports & Fitness is hosting more summer events!

Intramural Virtual 1-Mile

Beginning June 28 through July 4, registered participants can record and upload their one-mile run on the Strava app via their smartphone. Participants must join the UHD Sports & Fitness Club on the Strava app or on Strava’s website. All registered participants who complete the virtual race will receive a Sports & Fitness t-shirt, and the fastest time will receive a Sports & Fitness “Champion” t-shirt.

Entry is free and the event is open to UHD students and employees who are registered on UHD’s IMLeagues webpage.

Cornhole Open Recreation

The entry period is now open for open recreation Cornhole on July 8. Register now to secure a spot to join UHD Sports & Fitness for some Cornhole action in the UHD Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center. Open recreation features a just-for-fun atmosphere with three sets available for singles or doubles. All participants will receive a Sports & Fitness t-shirt for participating. Entry is free and the event is open to UHD students and employees who are registered on UHD’s IMLeagues webpage.

 Photo: Filip Mroz


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.