January 14, 2016

Recreation Department to Kick Off 100 Mile Challenge

Montgomery County Recreation will kick off the 100 Mile Challenge at the Holiday Park Recreation Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. Featured speakers will include Mt. Everest climbers Nicky and Bob Lowry, currently in training to tackle the world’s highest peak again this spring.

The event will include a healthy tasting reception, teen fitness activities, a Zumba dance group activity, a teen/intergenerational movement activity, and tee shirts and doggie bandanas. The 100 Mile Challenge is sponsored by ABC7, Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Beat.
Montgomery County Recreation is committed to healthy living through healthy eating and physical activity. The department formed the Wellness Fitness and Performance Institute to provide a framework for all its health, wellness, fitness, and performance initiatives. The wellness mission is to increase the physical activity and healthy eating practices of residents.

For information, call 240-777-6840, or go online to montgomerycountymd.gov/rec.