LifeCenter Plus to Hold “Fit for the Future” Family Fun 5K Race in October to Help Bring Awareness and Prevention to Childhood Obesity

LifeCenter Plus Encourages Families to Participate in Fit for the Future 5K Run

Hudson, OH, August 08, 2012 --( LifeCenter Plus Health and Fitness Club will hold “Fit for the Future 5K” family race on October 6. The event hopes to bring awareness to childhood obesity and to encourage kids to be “Fit for the Future.” Money raised from the race will be donated to the Akron Children’s Hospital to support its childhood obesity programs and Kohl’s Department Store to battle childhood obesity.

“Obesity, especially in children, is an issue that can be prevented with education and exercise,” said Jerry Lynch, co-owner of LifeCenter Plus. “The 5K will help bring awareness and preventative solutions to the issue. Plus, it’s a great way for kids to have fun. Now is the time to walk or run with your children to prepare for this fun 5K race.”

The race will be officiated and timed by Summit Athletic Club. Runners of all fitness levels and age groups are encouraged. There will be a water station, during the race. Awards will be handed out to the fastest runners, in different age and gender groups.

The 5K is open to LifeCenter Plus members and nonmembers, of all ages. Race fee is $20 per person. Children who are ages 12 and under are free. LifeCenter Plus and Summit Athletic Running Club members receive a $2 discount. Those interested can register at by October 4, 2012.

The event takes place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. The race starts and finishes at the LifeCenter Plus parking lot. For more information, contact the LifeCenter Plus front desk at 330-655-2377 or visit

About LifeCenter Plus Health and Fitness Club
A premier health and fitness facility, LifeCenter Plus has served the Hudson, Stow and surrounding communities since 1978. The 103,000-square foot multi-purpose facility is a full-service, four-season health and fitness club with two indoor and three outdoor swimming pools. Members enjoy more than 100 free classes each week. LifeCenter Plus is located at 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson, Ohio. For more information call 330-655-2377 or visit the website at
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