FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Cleveland Metroparks needs your help! Join in
attempting to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the
�Largest Group of People doing Jumping Jacks� on Saturday, June 9
at the new �Healthy People, Healthy Planet Fair & 5K Run/Walk�
event at Big Cedar Point Picnic Area in Rocky River Reservation in
Cleveland Metroparks has been successful in the
past in setting Guinness World Records: in May 2001 for the
�Largest Raft of Free Floating Canoes & Kayaks� and in
September 2007 for the �Largest Harmonica Play-Along.�
Help Cleveland Metroparks attempt to break the Guinness Book of
World Record for the �Largest Group of People doing Jumping Jacks�
at the same time for one-minute which begins at 10:15 a.m.
The record for the most people star jumping (jumping jacks)
simultaneously is 1,157 achieved by students at Mamie Fay School in
New York, New York on October 12, 2011.
The Guinness record attempt participation is free and interested
jumping jackers can pre-register by emailing "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com
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 for the Guinness Record attempt
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.
And, runners and walkers can enjoy the inaugural �Healthy
Planet, Healthy People 5K Run/Walk� at 9 a.m. featuring one of the
most scenic courses in Greater Cleveland that includes the 135
stairs to Fort Hill - with a great view 90 feet above the Rocky
Runners and walkers can 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 on Friday,
June 8 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Rocky River Nature Center. Day-of
registration and packet pickup on Saturday, June 9 is from 8 a.m.
to 8:50 a.m. on race day at the event site.
Plus, event-goers can enjoy the �Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Fair� from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by the Fairview Hospital
booth for a health screening, learn the ins-and-outs of container
gardening, discover how rain barrels can improve your garden with
Rocky River Watershed Council, and more. �Dig up' information from
Cleveland Metroparks Health Awareness Committee on local farmer's
markets and recreation opportunities within Cleveland Metroparks,
discover the sustainability practices by Great Lakes Brewing
Company, and the Northeast
Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) booth
will focus on air and water qualities in Northeast Ohio, and
more. And, be sure to stop at the Earth Fare and Fleet Feet
Sports booths, too.
Refreshments will be available, and adults, ages 21
and over, can purchase Great Lakes Brewing Company beer at the
Healthy Planet, Healthy People Fair & 5K Run/Walk is
sponsored by Earth Fare, Fairview Hospital, Fitworks, Great Lakes
Brewing Company, Renewal by Andersen, and Cleveland Magazine.
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.
Help us break another Guinness World Record at the new �Healthy
People, Healthy Planet Fair & 5K Run/Walk� in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!