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Health Coalition Hosts Festival of Fitness May 5

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities will host its second Festival of Fitness on Friday, May 5 beginning at 5 p.m. in downtown Ashland. The Festival of Fitness takes place in conjunction with the City of Ashland’s First Friday event.

Festival of Fitness will feature nearly 30 fitness activities and/or health information opportunities free to area residents. Activities will be geared to all fitness levels, so that beginners and more advanced individuals can participate. Activities available May 5 will include:

  • Children’s Obstacle Course
  • Crossfit
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Hiking
  • Health Screenings
  • Pickleball
  • Toning Classes
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Biking
  • Pickleball
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Golf Pro Demonstration
  • Geocaching
  • Kayaking
  • Toning Classes

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities representative Chuck Charles said the event will build off the success of the inaugural event and provides a good opportunity for area residents to learn of and begin healthier habits. “The first Festival of Fitness was a great success with so many different fitness related activities going on at the same time in the streets of our town,” Charles said. “As a health coalition, we feel it’s important that we provide opportunities like this that can engage entire families in physical activity and healthier lifestyles.”

Organizations to be represented at Festival of Fitness include:

  • Aetna Better Health of KY
  • Applebee’s
  • Ashland Cycling Enthusiast
  • Ashland Geocaching
  • Ashland Pickleball Association
  • Ashland Tennis Center
  • Ashland YMCA
  • Bellefonte Country Club
  • Boyd County Extension Office
  • Boyd County Library
  • Boyd County Health Department
  • City of Ashland Parks & Recreation
  • Crossfit Countdown
  • Dragon Fly Outdoor Adventures
  • Eternal Yoga and Pilates
  • Firm Fitness
  • Fit Families
  • Greenup County Extension Office
  • Greenup County Health Department
  • Ideas 42
  • Kings Daughters Medical Center
  • Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
  • Preferred Fitness
  • Ramey-Estep Home
  • United Way of Northeast Kentucky

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities is comprised of members throughout the Tri-State region. The mission statement of the organization is “To improve the health of our communities through collaboration, education, prevention and access to healthy choices.”

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