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Montgomery County Recreation to Host Move More Montgomery Festival

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 4, 2016

Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) will host the inaugural Move More Montgomery Festival on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. The event is free and open to the public and dogs.

MCR is committed to healthy living through healthy eating and physical activity. Move More Montgomery is an initiative to encourage residents to get up and get moving to lead to better health and wellness. This ambitious and comprehensive new program endeavors to inform and enhance the health and wellness of residents.

The Move More Montgomery Festival, a field-day type festival, will feature a community walk, sport and fitness demonstrations, active performances and mini-classes, interactive wellness booths and the Fido Fitness Arena. The event is rain or shine. In the case of rain, the Festival will move indoors and the Fido Fitness Arena will be canceled.

The Move More Montgomery Festival is also the culminating event for the Move More Montgomery 100 Mile Challenge. Residents who completed the challenge by walking or running 100 miles in 100 days will be recognized at the event.

For more information regarding the Move More Montgomery Festival, please call 240-777-6946.

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Release ID: 16-122
Media Contact: Carmen Berrios Martinez 240-777-6875