Palm Springs Health Run & Wellness Festival

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The Palm Springs Health Run & Wellness Festival has now become one of the largest events of its kind in Southern California and is produced by Hocker Productions. Masters of ceremony will include fitness experts Scott Cole, national aerobics champion and Abs of Steel video series fame along with Craig Ramsay, dancer/singer/actor and in the summer of 2022, Craig and best friend Catherine Wreford won CTV’s “The Amazing Race Canada.”


The event benefits Desert Healthcare District and Foundation and United Way of the Desert.

The Wellness Festival has grown substantially since its inception 10 years ago and now has over 80 Health and Wellness booths showcasing the latest in nutrition, exercise techniques, KESQ News Channel 3 Food Challenge with anchors Patrick Evans, Sandie Newton and Peter Daut, LifeStream Blood Drive, rock climbing wall, Walk on Water and more.

This year, Benjamin Farber, VP Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer, Eisenhower Health will be honored with the Health & Wellness Influencer Award and Julie Montante, Owner, 420 Bank Dispensary and Lounge will be given the Community Advocate Award at the Honoree’s Luncheon.


This world-class event would not be possible without the incredible support of the following companies: Presenting Sponsor Eisenhower Health, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Desert Care Network, Desert Oasis Healthcare, Gilead Sciences, Scan Health, Riverside County Supervisors, The Desert Sun, Genesis Care, City of Palm Springs, Hot Purple Energy,

Desert Water Agency, Desert Healthcare District and Foundation, Palm Springs Disposal, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Armtec, 420 Bank Dispensary and Lounge, DAP Health, Alpha Media, Sun Community Credit Union, Chandi Group USA, PSPOA, Think Together and so many others.

Also, a big thank you to our phenomenally supportive media sponsors: KESQ News Channel 3 and Telemundo, Alpha Media, Desert Health News, Radio 111, Desert Charities News, ESPN 103.9 FM, GED Magazine, KGAY 106.5 FM, Eagle 106.9 FM, The Joey English Show KKGX 920 AM, Mix 100.5 FM, and Runner’s World.

Join Us! Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 8:00AM – 1:00PM and register at

For sponsorships, and speaking opportunities contact Jeff Hocker, Executive Producer, 760-409-1530 or The Palm Springs Health Run & Wellness Festival is a Hocker Productions event.

Interested in a vendor booth, contact Megan Goehring, 760-880-4917, or download a vendor form at

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