September 3, 2014

Family Fun 1 Walk/Run & Fall Festival October 11

family 1 fun walk runBATAVIA, Ohio –The fifth annual  Clermont CAN Family Fun 1 Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at Chilo Lock 34 Park, 521 County Park Road, Chilo, Ohio. This free one-mile run/walk, promoting healthy living, is for the whole family and all ages.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the run/walk at 11:30 a.m. A health fair will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Health screenings will be offered including blood glucose testing and BMI measurements. The Ohio State Extension Office Family Nutrition Program will offer a food demonstration. The Clermont County Park District Fall Festival will immediately follow the walk/run and end at 4 p.m. Free Family Fun 1 T-shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis.

“The Family Fun 1 is a free, one-mile run/walk promoting physical activity as a fun way for the entire family to spend time together,” said Clermont CAN coordinator Denise Franer.  “Clermont County has so many great local parks – perfect spots for families to participate in fun, healthy activities.”

Raffle prizes include Kindle Fires, iPod Touches, FitBit Flexes, $50 Walmart gift cards, and an adult bike from Kevin’s Bikes and Sales in Sardinia, Ohio.

The Fall Festival events include a hay wagon ride, launch the pumpkin, face painting, storytelling,  and refreshments.  For more information about the event, call (513) 735-8421.

The Family Fun 1 is sponsored by Clermont County Public Health, Interact for Health-Join the Fun, and the Clermont Coalition for Activity and Nutrition (CAN).

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