Saturday, May 21, 2016
8 - 11 a.m.
Highmark SportsWorks at Carnegie Science Center
North Shore


Start your race training in May – National Fitness Month – by bringing along the family for a morning of entertainment and expert advice. Get moving with a trail run along the Allegheny River, a yoga class and a runner movement screening by the Allegheny Health Network Sports Medicine team. Get the “Scoop on Supplements” and other nutrition topics from a registered dietitian and meet former Pittsburgh Penguins star Pierre Larouche. Register for The Great Race and visit with more than a dozen fitness-related organizations and businesses. Enjoy SportsWorks’ numerous interactive experiences including scaling a 25-foot rock wall, pedaling a unicycle high above the exhibit gallery and riding a simulator into the human body.


Cost
FREE EVENT at Highmark SportsWorks between 8 - 11 a.m.
(does not include admission to Carnegie Science Center)
Parking fee: $5/car


On Site
Allegheny Health Network Bodiography Citiparks Come Ready Nutrition Dollar Bank Fleet Feet Sports Giant Eagle Highmark SportsWorks Insite Insoles New Balance Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Riverhounds Pro Bike + Run Sam’s Club Special Olympics Pennsylvania Steel City Road Runners The Great Race Toast & Dr. Greenfield's Brand Products True Runner Yoga Digs


Schedule of Events

At this new celebration of National Fitness Month, enjoy any or all of the many Fit Fest activities!


8 a.m.   TRAIL RUN ALONG ALLEGHENY RIVER hosted by Steel City Road Runners (meet outside SportsWorks entrance)
     
8 - 11 a.m.   RUNNER MOVEMENT SCREENINGS by Allegheny Health Network Sports Medicine & Sports Performance staff

MEET PIERRE LAROUCHE, former Pittsburgh Penguins star

     
8:30 a.m.   POWER SNACKS FOR RUNNERS — Giant Eagle registered dietitians reveal the best snacks to help you get the most out of your workouts!
     
9 a.m.   ONE-MILE FAMILY FITNESS RUN/WALK hosted by Pittsburgh Riverhounds (meet outside SportsWorks entrance)

POWER SNACKS FOR RUNNERS — Giant Eagle registered dietitians reveal the best snacks to help you get the most out of your workouts!

YOGA DEMONSTRATION conducted by Yoga Digs
     
9:30 a.m.  

“ALL FOR HEALTH” TALK – “Digestive Health,” Edie Nault, Come Ready Nutrition Registered Dietitian

     
10 a.m.   “ALL FOR HEALTH” TALK – “The Scoop on Supplements,” Edie Nault, Come Ready Nutrition Registered Dietitian

YOGA DEMONSTRATION conducted by Yoga Digs
     
10:30 a.m.   “ALL FOR HEALTH” TALK – “Top 10 Sports Nutrition Myths Debunked,” Edie Nault, Come Ready Nutrition Registered Dietitian

 

 

Make it an entire day of FREE
family fun!

After the Fitness Festival head to Point State Park to enjoy kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, dragon boating and more, all for FREE at the

Noon – 6 pm
Point State Park

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