FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
With over 22,000 acres of land in 16 reservations,
Cleveland Metroparks offers all purpose, physical fitness, hiking,
and bridle trails to escape the hustle of everyday life and clear
the mind while being active.
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Discover the importance of health and wellness at
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
Event-goers can learn how to make better choices about their
health and wellness at the �Healthy Planet, Healthy People Fair�
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the Fairview Hospital booth to
have your blood pressure checked and take a spin on their
fun/health wheel, learn the ins-and-outs of container gardening,
discover how rain barrels can improve your garden with the 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 focusing 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 �Beer
On your mark, get set, GO - 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 River!
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.
And, Cleveland Metroparks needs you, your family, neighbors,
friends, co-workers, and more to help 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.
Pre-registration and day-of registration is
accepted. Interested jumping jackers can pre-register by
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.
Healthy Planet, Healthy People Fair & 5K Run/Walk is
sponsored by Earth Fare, Fairview Hospital, Fitworks, Fleet Feet
Sports, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Renewal by Andersen, and
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.
Make a mid-year resolution to become healthier at the �Healthy
People, Healthy Planet Fair & 5K Run/Walk� in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life,