Mayor Messam Hosts 5K Health & Fitness Fair in Miramar

MIRAMAR, Florida – Mayor Messam has always made Health and Wellness a priority, and will continue to do so with 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.

This fun and engaging 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, bodybuilding, 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, bodybuilding 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 the 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 elaroche@miramarfl.gov

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