Health and Fitness

Our Future is being Rearranged by a Virus!

The New Year 2020 was supposed to be a benchmark year for all good reasons. The beginning of a new decade with its own promises and hopes, the year of Presidential election and continued improvement of economy, and more. But all that changed in an instant when a novel coronavirus, Covid-19, came from Wuhan, China, to visit us and life has not been the same ever since. This diabolical virus has kept our country under its grip and has certainly upended our peaceful life with no end in sight!

Color Vibe 5K: a festival of colors

Photography by Alice Mary Herden

2016 Color Vibe 5K at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill

Color Vibe 5K: a festival of colors
Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill was filled with over 1000 people and Saturday's weather couldn't have been better.   
Hype music and Zumba kicked the crowd’s energy into high gear. Participants of all ages gathered in front of the stage dressed perfectly for the event: sunglasses, white shirts, bright colored accessories.  Some were sporting the fashionable Color Vibe trend, a tutu.

Run with the Quista’s

Photography by Alice Mary Herden

The PHSC Women’s Cross-Country team hosted their 12th Annual Run with the Quista’s 5K race

Run with the Quista’s
The PHSC Women’s Cross-Country team hosted their 12th Annual Run with the Quista’s 5K race on Sunday November 6th at the Pasco Campus.
There were over 100 participants in the scenic 5K race.  Among the participants were PHSC faculty, students, community members as well as some furry friends.
This fundraising event was put together for the cross country team and the proceeds are used to help with recruiting, travel as well as other expenses.

Enchanted Weekiwachee Preserve: Nature’s Therapy

Photography by Alice Mary Herden

Cypress Village

Enchanted Weeki Wachee Preserve: Nature’s Therapy

From the Weekiwachee Preserve to the Withlacoochee State Trail, Hernando County has great areas for hiking, biking and walking. This is great news for the health of our residents and visitors. According to WedMD,

"Many health care researchers and practitioners say that ecotherapy (also known as green therapy, nature therapy, and earth-centered therapy) can have regenerative powers, improving mood and easing anxiety, stress, and depression.