“Regular exercise reduces the prevalence of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, depression and many other medical conditions.”*
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MIRAMAR, FL – Get started on your exercise plan by joining Mayor Wayne Messam as he hosts his annual 5K Timed Run, 3K Run/Walk, Health & Fitness Fair on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 7 a.m. to Noon at Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025.
Mayor Messam has always made Health and Wellness a priority initiative and this event is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle within an interactive setting for residents and visitors. Participants can expect an activity-filled day with health screenings, cooking demonstrations by Chef Mark Cameron, body building, children’s activities and more. Joining in the fun are Memorial Hospital Miramar, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Comcast Cable, Runners Depot, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Aetna Healthcare, The Miami Dolphins, WastePro and many more. Free Yoga Sessions will be held throughout the day in the botanical garden and you don’t have to be an experienced athlete to participate in any of the above. Last year, an estimated crowd of over 900 people of all skill levels participated throughout this exciting event.
Additional activities include an obstacle course, rock climbing, face-painting, Zumba, body building demonstrations, martial arts and a complete schedule of healthy fun from start to finish.
“As a National Champion on the 1993 Florida State University Football Team and a brief stint in the National Football League, I know the benefits of being physically fit. I believe a healthy community is a prosperous community and this event provides competition, education and family fun. You don’t want to miss this event which grows bigger and bigger every year!” said Mayor Messam.
Pricing for 5K Registration is $25 in advance, $30 day of race. No fees for participating in the 3K Run/Walk, Health & Fitness Fair or Yoga Sessions. Register at http://bit.ly/MayorMessams5K and for more information or to register as a vendor, call 954.602.3198 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Dr. William Roberts, past president of the American College of Sports Medicine