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For 10 years, the Arizona Distance Classic (ADC) has called Oro Valley home. For 10 years, this world-class event has attracted thousands of athletes and volunteers from four countries and all 50 states.
On behalf of the Town Council, it is our pleasure to welcome you to Oro Valley. Oro Valley is rich in history and natural beauty and we cannot think of a better location to hold your national event. Our community has a reputation as a haven for hikers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts.
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Healthiest Town in America returned to Oro Valley Sunday with a message to attendees – staying healthy can be fun. People had the opportunities to try out Zumba dance exercises, yoga and Pilates, jump rope, run and walk in a fun 5K event, have their blood pressure checked, try out a hula hoop and even meet the Tooth Fairy, all for free.
Who’s the push-up king? The winner with 93 push-ups is Cody Patterson, far right, who works at OV Fitness. Competing in the contest were, from left, Steve Dooley, a captain with the Golder Ranch Fire District, who did 81 push-ups; Peter Zimmer, a Golder Ranch firefighter, 74 push-ups; and Anthony McKale, another OV Fitness employee, 69 push-ups. The contest was conducted by the Golder Ranch Fire District.
May Parker, an instructor with Zumba Tucson, left, got people off their feet and dancing to lively music Sunday during the Healthiest Town in America.
Kyla Bowen, 2, gives the term “jump rope” new meaning with a little assist from her dad, Sean Bowen.
Shopping for a healthy way to have fun? People in Northwest Tucson need look no further than Sunday’s Healthiest Town in America, a free fair featuring more than 50 health care professionals from all across the region as well as kids’ activities and a 5K fun walk/run.
Six Explorer readers will have the opportunity to transform themselves in body and mind in 2012.
Nominations have been finalized for the 2011 Pinnacle Awards, presented each year by the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce at its annual meeting and awards breakfast.
Raise your hand if you forwent your weekly dinner out last weekend so you’d have enough money to fill your gas tank. See my hand way up in the air? Bet yours is, too. We’re no longer surprised when some nut job knocks over a gas station for the $100 and change in the cash register till. Pretty soon, though, average Joes will be knocking over gas pumps – literally – for the liquid gold inside (remember all the ATMs that truck-driving thieves yanked off their stands some years ago?).
Hundreds of area residents attended the event, which included a 5K fun run/walk, a healthy dog skit, demonstrations of yoga, tai chi and Zumba; and vendor booths. Healthiest Town in America was presented by Oro Valley Hospital and the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce.
Students of the Canyon del Oro Culinary class talks with the public about their restaurant that they run once a week. They also served healthy snack options, such as sugarfree lemonade and homemade tortilla chips.
Sarah Mitchell, 2, goes toe-to-toe for fitness with a little help from Maxie Adler from My Gym Children’s Fitness Center during the Healthiest Town in America spring health event on Saturday.
The Explorer staff – Publisher Joe Mickelson, Managing Editor Wendy Miller and Business Manager Jaime Hood – spent the morning meeting readers and awarding prizes, such as gift certificates to local restaurants and coffee mugs filled with candy.
Pet health was a popular topic for attendees of all ages.
Area residents are invited to take another step toward a healthier lifestyle by attending the 2011 Healthiest Town in America spring event and 5K fun walk/run. More than 50 vendors are expected at the free healthy expo scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, at the BASIS Charter School, 11155 N. Oracle Road, in Steam Pump Village. Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath will open the health expo at 9 a.m.
Children and adults alike can test their balance and other wellness skills during the free health expo Healthiest Town in America this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BASIS Charter School in Steam Pump Village.
Organizers from the Healthiest Town in America are looking for sponsors and vendors to participate in the third annual event on Saturday, March 5.