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A Buffet Of Fitness

The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon is all about a wonderful memory by now and you’ve had plenty of time to recover and to set your sights on your next endurance challenge. This May will be filled with a buffet of charitable fitness events. No matter what your fitness level or preference is there will be something available for you this month to satisfy your healthy lifestyle appetite.

Let me lay it down for you, on Friday May 3rd The Healthy Aging Association Age with Movement Event happens at East La Loma Park in Modesto from 8AM-12PM. It features a Festival of fitness that includes a walk in the park, Tai Chi, Aerobics, Fitness & Balance, Vendor Booths, Raffle Prizes, Blood Pressure Checks, and Line Dancing. This is a free family health event.

On May 11th Rina’s 5K & Half Marathon happens at Ripon High School in Ripon. Registration is at 5:30AM with the Half-Marathon starting at 7:00AM and The 5k starts at 8:30AM. The race features a flat course with the beautiful scenery of our Central Valley to accompany you on your run along with Entertainment (The Quake DJ) and loads of plusses that could only be compared to The Modesto Marathon.

If you would like to mix it up, there is also The Ride for Mom charity bicycle ride. It happens on May 11th at Johansen High School. This bycycle ride features a10, 30, 72-mile and Century ride. On May 25th at 8:00AM its The Modesto Memorial Classic Run. It takes place at The Tuolume River Regional Park in Modesto. It sports a 5K and a 1-mile race fallowed by a Fitness and Military Veterans Festival which includes a pancake breakfast for our registered runners. So there you have it, it’s a buffet of fitness happening all through the month of May with something for everyone.

For more information on any of these fitness events above log onto their info websites below: Healthy Ageing Event May 3rd www.healthyagingassociation.org/Events<http://www.healthyagingassociation.org/Events> Email healthy-aging@sbcglobal.net

Rina’s Run May 11thwww.rcafsite.com<http://www.rcafsite.com> PH# 209.599.6861 Ride For Mom May 11thwww.rideformom.com<http://www.rideformom.com> e-mail info@rideformom.com Modesto Memorial Classic May 25thwww.shadowchase.org<http://www.shadowchase.org> PH# 209 575-4040.

May FitView Fitness Tips It’s best to run a few miles on a new pair of running shoes prior to racing in them. Always make sure your bike is tuned up prior to any cycling event you’ve invested in. Make sure you’ve acclimated yourself to the weather conditions that might be happening on race day. Take in some water as needed and/or some kind of electrolyte sport drink every 30-miles. It’s a good idea to carry both (water and an electrolyte sport drink) for rides longer then 30-miles. Always make sure you’ve gotten the green light from your Doctor before starting any kind of exercise program or endurance event.

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I answered the call back in 1983; mixing Music and Entertainment with an eccentric European style has always come easy for me. In the early 80's I was the Disc Jockey for most of the high school dances in Modesto. In the late 80's I found myself in Hollywood working as a dancer and sound engineer for various professional recording industries. In 1990 my wife of 25 years and I started (The Quake Mobile DJ ®) which was seeded from San Francisco's 1985, The Quake, radio station that only lasted a short while on the air. 26 years later The Quake Mobile DJ is bigger & better than ever in the Entertainment industry. Real-Estate, photojournalism, event promoter, saving animals, travel and fitness are a few other of my interests. I also enjoy motivational speaking to children and to those who are struggling with addiction. In my life, I have always been a very direct person and once I see a goal I won't quit till I've achieved it. But out of all of the above I feel in my heart that the best inspiration in my life is my wife and my love for the faith that I practice. Phil 4:20