FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Now is the time to train and get ready for one of the most
scenic 5K races in Greater Cleveland.
Cleveland Metroparks invites everyone to the 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 Olmsted.
The 3.1-mile Run/Walk starts on Valley Parkway at 9 a.m., and
winds through the natural surface trails and climbs up the
135-stairs to Fort Hill - with a great view 90 feet above the Rocky
River! The course continues down the back stairs and to the
Awards will be given to the top overall male and female and the
top three males and females in the following age groups: 14 &
under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,
55-59, 60-64, and 65 and over.
Registration is now open and available to print a form or
register online at "http://www.hermescleveland.com/">www.hermescleveland.com.
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.
After the 5K, join Cleveland Metroparks to attempt to break a
Guinness Book of World Records for the �Largest Group of People
doing Jumping Jacks� at the same time for one-minute 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.
Plus, everyone can enjoy the �Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Fair� until 2 p.m., featuring vendors and exhibitors on how to care
for the planet in your own backyards, and taking care of the mind,
body and spirit. Refreshments will be available, and adults,
ages 21 and over, can purchase a variety of beers at the �Beer
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 and Frostville Museum.
For more information, call 440-734-6660 or visit "http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/">www.clevelandmetroparks.com.
Sign up now and be a part of the inaugural �Healthy Planet,
Healthy People Fair & 5K Run/Walk� in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!