West Siders walking, running for clean water

Registrations are still being accepted for Saturday’s Global 6K for Water walk/run organized by World Vision. The 3.7 mile event, being held virtually for a second year because of the pandemic, raises money to provide clean water around the world.

Go for a run in Austin

Join CARA’s running crew in Austin on Thursdays at 5 p.m. at LaFollette Park track, 1333 N. Laramie. Details and free sign-up can be found at www.cararuns.org/arc.

Work out for free this week at Chicago park facilities

The Chicago Park District will offer free access to 69 fitness centers located in parks citywide, including Austin, and a free preview of over 25 fitness classes being offered during winter session. Free lap swim is also available at many citywide pools. Register online or sign in onsite.