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Fourteen Local Gyms Join Forces to Get Fit For A Cause

Pictured: Lisa Ryan, Zumba Instructor at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers leads an hour of the three hour Zumba class during Fit For Cancer last year.  Fit for Cancer 2019 will be held March 15th and 16th. All proceeds from Fit for Cancer will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.

January 10, 2019

The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers in Clinton Township and Whitehouse Station, Hunterdon County YMCA in Raritan Township and Lebanon Borough, HealthQuest Fitness Club in Raritan Township, CKO Kickboxing In Flemington, I Love Kickboxing in Somerset, Healthy U Fitness Studio in Whitehouse Station, Riegel Ridge Community Center in Milford, CrossFit Power Hour in Lebanon Borough, ASDC CrossFit in Flemington, Body Revolution by LJ in Whitehouse Station, Velocity Cycling Studio in Lebanon Borough and Gibson’s Gym in Washington are teaming up to get Fit for a Cause in March.  Each gym will participate in a Fit for Cancer community challenge at their facilities on Saturday, March 16th.  All funds raised will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. Fit for Cancer is structured to be a physical challenge, but a safe one.

The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers will offer participants a morning three hour power cycle from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., an afternoon three hour power cycle class from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Clinton/Whitehouse Station), a three hour Zumba dance class (Whitehouse Station) will also be offered from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., a Mind, Body Experience from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Whitehouse Station), a Warrior Challenge from 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. which will include cardio, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility exercises (Clinton and Whitehouse), and a Les Mills Combo from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Clinton). On March 15th, Fit for Cancer Yoga will be offered at both Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.    The registration cost to participate is $40.00.  In addition, Chair Yoga will be offered Wednesday, March 13th in Whitehouse Station from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and Friday, March 15th from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The cost to register is $20.00.

Over the past 14 years, Fit for Cancer has raised over $425,000 for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center is a partner of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Its comprehensive services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical research, early detection and screening programs, support groups, educational programs, nutrition counseling, psychosocial support and cancer risk assessment.

Participants are encouraged to fund raise beyond the registration fee and prizes will be given to the top fundraisers.  To register for Fit for Cancer at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers or for more information, visit givetohunterdonhealthcare.org/fitforcancer2019 or call the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation at 908-788-6141.  To register at one of the other participating gyms, contact them directly.




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