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5K Fun Run, Health Fair & Exercise Classes

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Regular exercise is not only good for the body but also for career longevity, which is important for those in a physically demanding occupation such as equine veterinarian. As part of the “AAEP Healthy Practice: Wellness for work, well-being for life” initiative, various group exercise options will be offered during the convention to help you stay focused and feeling well.

Health Fair
Sunday, Dec. 2 - 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Monday, Dec. 3 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 4 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Located within the Trade Show

As part of the AAEP Healthy Practice: Wellness for work, well-being for life initiative, take advantage of a refreshing upper body massage to relieve tension in the neck, back, shoulders and arms. The massage lounge is staffed by licensed, professional massage therapists from BodyWorks. Electronic foot massage stations are also available, as is a healthbot that provides a quick measure of your blood pressure, heart rate and BMI.

AAEP San Francisco 5K Running Tour
Monday, December 3
6:30-7:30 a.m.

Pack your running shoes for a fun and educational 5K running tour through beautiful San Francisco. At designated landmark stops, running guides will share interesting stories of the city’s history. Suitable for all abilities, the group-oriented run will offer four different paces—from under 9 minutes per mile to a walking group. 


Runners will meet in the registration-area lobby of the Moscone Center at 6:15 a.m. The $35 fee includes water bottle, sling bag. Register at

CrossFit, INSANITY® and Yoga Fitness Classes
Monday, December 3, 6:30-7:00 a.m.
Tuesday, December 4, 6:30-7:00 a.m.

Awaken your body at morning wellness classes. Proper workout attire recommended. Water and towel provided for all classes; mat provided for yoga. INSANITY offers multiple intensity options. Classes will be held at the Marriott Marquis.

Track your steps during #AAEPSanFran
The steps add up during convention, so have some fun and compare your step count to your fellow attendees. From your smartphone or tablet, connect yourself to the AAEP Count Your Steps group at After creating your account, you’ll be prompted to connect your own activity tracker such as a FitBit. Finally, you’ll download the Count It app from your app store and be ready to track!