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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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.