America on the Move in Fort Wayne (AOM) continues its thrust to challenge you and your family to get healthy….or healthier! The AOM message of small changes = big results (learn more at http://www.americaonthemove.org) continue to impact our community with physical activity challenges and healthier eating options.
Summertime offers great outdoor locations to get moving with the whole family! Check out the Outdoor Exercise Guide fromAmericaon the Move inFort Waynelocated at www.fort4fitness.org/4yourhealth and choose a different park or location each week to bike or hike! Once you get started, you’ll enjoy the activity so much that you’ll want to investigate the family options for participating in Fort4Fitness on September 28-29. Challenge the entire family to start training . . . kids can choose the Kids Marathon, parents the 4 mile, the 10K or the half marathon, and grandparents may enroll in the Senior Challenge! What great benefits active movement can bring to increase energy levels, lower stress, and improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels! To investigate these options and learn about training programs, visit the website at www.fort4fitness.org.
Fort4Fitness Senior Marathon Kick-Off
Thursday, June 27, 8:00 am
While Seniors are invited to participate in any of the F4F events, the Fort Wayne Senior Marathon is an incremental walking/running program that has been designed to encourage seniors to exercise and to continue to live a healthy lifestyle that will benefit them for years to come. Participating seniors will walk or run a total of 26.2 miles over a designated twelve week period from June through September. For more information visit fort4fitness.org. Senior Games participants will be eligible for reduced entry fees.
America on the Move Partners with Fort4Fitness
America on the Move in Fort Wayne, in conjunction with Fort4Fitness has combined forces to develop 4YOURHEALTH, a great new community resource that you'll want to check out and share with your co-workers, clients, friends and family!
Are you looking for great tips to benefit your health and reduce your risk for chronic disease? Whether you're a beginner or a pro looking for another challenge, you'll find a great new community resource to steer you in the right direction to design a healthy lifestyle!
America on the Move in Fort Wayne in conjunction with Fort4Fitness is expanding to develop Community Wellness in an initiative called 4YOURHEALTH. Its goal is to engage residents in Northeast Indiana to increase or maintain their level of physical activity, improve their eating habits, and make good health a top priority!
4YOURHEALTH offers a vibrant community calendar chocked full of offerings and events geared for your whole family! Look over the community calendar to see area activities at www.fort4fitness.org/4yourhealth.asp. The Health Tip Sheets and Health Links information found at this site will also assist you in meeting your health and wellness goals!
For more specific information, contact:
Marsha Worthington RN BSN CHES
Health Promotion & Marketing
11108 Parkview Circle
Fort Wayne, IN 46845