ChrisFit Personal Training & Wellness Center, along with Sparkle! Marketing and Events, will host the first ChrisFit Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, June 23, at Academy Park in Lewiston. The festival will feature free fitness classes, as well as health and wellness speakers and healthy food vendors.
Free interactive fitness classes will be held for both children and adults throughout the day. Kids' fitness activities will include an obstacle course and a martial arts demonstration, while adult classes will include Vinyasa yoga, Hatha yoga, Silversneakers, Turbokick and Bodyweight Boot Camp. In addition, lectures on various health and wellness topics will take place at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The event will also feature a 5K family run/walk and a kids run around Academy Park. To register for the 5K, visit www.christfitfest.com or register on the day of the race between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. Pre-registration and participation fee are required for the kids run. Each participating child will receive a medal and T-shirt.
Sponsors of the ChrisFit Fest include ChrisFit Personal Training and Wellness Center, Tedesco Construction Services, Falls Tent and Awning, Plato's Closet & The Clothes Mentor, Pine Pharmacy, Calarco Chiropractic, Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare, Niagara County Legislator Jason Zona, Michael's Restaurant, Stuart Sports, Race Management Solutions, Orange Cat Coffee Company and Certo Brothers Distributing Co.
Other partners include The Village Bake Shoppe, Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center, Dr. David Bonnevie and Invisalign, Pro-Active Therapeutics by Craig Gonzales LMT, Presti School of Karate and UNYTS.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to MercyFlight, the Niagara County SPCA and "Project Good Choices," an organization focused on improving the nutrition and exercise choices of today's youth.