Join us on Saturday morning, June 11, 2016 for the
6th Annual For the Health of It! 5k/10k Race | Walk | FunRun.

It is a morning of health, wellness, fitness and most important FUN. All while supporting a good cause. Walkers, joggers, runners, and racers are all invited to participate. All money raised stays local to benefit Holy Cross Hospital’s Cancer Support Services.

Three events to choose from:

  • 5K Walk and Fun Run
  • Timed 5K Race
  • Timed 10K Race

Our scenic course begins and ends at the Taos Youth and Family Center. Each participant will received a For the Health of It! t-shirt.



Event Website (For detailed event information)
Participant Information (Download/Print)
Cancer Support Services (learn more about this important community program)

Event Sponsorship - For the Health of It!

We are very grateful for the expanding number of business sponsors who have helped to make For the Health of It! a great success over the past five years. Your sponsorship is not only important, but it's a great way to add visibility to the good work you already do in the community.

Your sponsorship is more than a donation. It's an investment in our community's well-being and in the continuing quality of this program. For your investment, we are committed to providing significant ROI by promoting your company's sponsorship as often and as substantially as possible.

For more sponsorship information contact

Contact: Monica Griego
Phone: 575.751.8929


Sponsor Information Brochure (download/print)
Commitment Form (download/print)

HEALTHCARE.GOV Extends Deadline through December 17th, 2015 for coverage beginning January 1, 2016

Because of the unprecedented demand and volume of consumers contacting our call center or visiting, we are extending the deadline to sign-up for January 1, 2016 coverage until 11:59 pm PST December 17, 2015.

Hundreds of thousands have already selected plans over the last two days and approximately one million consumers have left their contact information to hold their place in line. Our goal is to provide access to affordable coverage, and the additional 48 hours will give consumers an opportunity to come back and complete their enrollment for January 1, 2016 coverage.


If you enroll in a health insurance plan through or the Marketplace Call Center by 11:59 p.m. December 17, 2015 Pacific Standard Time, your coverage will start January 1, 2016. If you provided your contact information on the web or at our call center, we'll send you an email or call you when we're ready for you to come back and finish enrolling.


Open Enrollment for 2016 will begin on November 1, 2015.

By now most people know they must have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.
But, did you know:

  • Health insurance must be obtained or renewed during open enrollment
  • You won’t be able to buy private coverage for individuals and families from the Health Exchange outside of open enrollment without qualifying for a special enrollment period
  • If you had coverage in 2015 you might have an opportunity to automatically re-enroll
  • Tax penalties are increasing

Health insurance can seem complicated so we’ve put together basic information and common terms we hope you will find helpful. Follow this link to learn more about the following topics:

  • What is Health Exchange/Affordable Care Act/Marketplace Coverage insurance?
  • What and when is open enrollment?
  • Will I automatically re-enroll?
  • What is the tax penalty for having health insurance?

Our Enrollment Specialists are available to help

  • If you don’t have health insurance
  • If your current insurance is too expensive
  • If you have questions

Call 575-751-5764 for more information.
This is a free service available to anyone in our community.

An interactive look

This website from the University of Southern California (USC) shows you what changes you can expect to see in health care. Follow this link to see the website. Click on the various icons to reveal information.

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