The first-ever Race For Control 5K and Fitness Festival will be held 9 a.m.-noon Sat., Aug. 30, at Lynn Eusan Park at the University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun. The free event, presented by the American Pharmacists Association's Academy of Student Pharmacists at the school, will feature a 5K race and a family fun mile to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association. Also featured will be vendors offering services that promote diabetes awareness and self-care, plus free screenings for cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure, diabetic foot exams, and periodontal disease counseling. Experts will be on hand with info on diabetes management, diabetes medication, and self-care/prevention techniques. For more info and registration, see main.diabetes.org/goto/RACEFORCONTROL.