FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
The mind, body and soul are key factors to individual health and
Join Cleveland Metroparks new �Healthy People, Healthy Planet
Fair & 5K Run/Walk� on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at Big Cedar Point Picnic Area in Rocky River Reservation in North
The �Healthy Planet, Healthy People Fair� features vendors and
exhibitors on how to care for the planet in your own backyard, and
taking care of the mind, body and spirit.
Learn tips and tricks about container gardening, discover how
rain barrels can improve your garden with Rocky River Watershed
Council, and have a health screening with Fairview Hospital.
Cleveland Metroparks Health Awareness Committee will have
information on local farmer's markets and recreation opportunities
within Cleveland Metroparks, the Northeast Ohio Areawide
Coordinating Agency (NOACA) booth will focus on air and water
qualities in Northeast Ohio, and more.
Refreshments will be available, and adults, ages 21 and over,
can purchase beer at the �Beer Garden.�
Plus, to make the event even more jammed packed, everyone is
invited to help break the Guinness Book of World Records for the
�Largest Group of People doing Jumping Jacks.� Participation
is free and interested jumping jackers can pre-register by emailing
with their name, address, city, state, zip, and number of people
attending the Guinness Book of World Records attempt. Add
Guinness World Record in the subject line of the email.
Check-in and day-of registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. The
staff from Fitworks will get everyone loose and stretched out from
10 to 10:15 a.m. and the attempt is at 10:15 a.m.
The Guinness Book of World Records attempt for the �Largest
Group of People Doing Jumping Jacks� at the same time for
one-minute is at 10:15 a.m. The record for the most people
star jumping (jumping jacks) simultaneously is 1,157 and was
achieved by students at Mamie Fay School in New York, New York on
October 12, 2011.
And, register now for the new �Healthy Planet, Healthy People 5K
Run/Walk!� Registration is available online or print a form
Pre-registration is open until Friday, June 8 at 9 a.m. for
$20. Late registration of $25 and packet pickup is from 2 to
7 p.m. at Rocky River Nature Center on Friday, June 8.
Day-of registration and packet pickup on Saturday, June 9 is
from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. on race day. Proceeds from the race
benefit programming at Rocky River Nature Center.
Healthy Planet, Healthy People Fair & 5K Run/Walk is
sponsored by Earth Fare, Fitworks and Renewal by Andersen.
Big Cedar Point Picnic Area is located off Valley Parkway in
Rocky River Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North
Olmsted. Suggested parking is at Rocky River Nature Center,
Little Cedar Point Picnic Area and Frostville Museum.
For more information, call 440-734-6660 or visit "http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/">www.clevelandmetroparks.com.
Learn how to care for the planet and yourself at the new
�Healthy People, Healthy Planet Fair & 5K Run/Walk� in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life,