May 2 2019

Mercer Health and Community Sports and Therapy Center are partnering to offer a Healthy Waves Challenge to motivate and encourage the community to be more physically active this summer.

The challenge requires participants to complete 1,020 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity for from May 13 – June 23. Official entry forms can be downloaded at mercer-health.com. Printed copies are available at Mercer County Community Hospital registration desks, Mercer Health Weight Management Center, Community Sports & Therapy Center locations and local fitness centers and community locations. Completed entry forms must be submitted by July 1 to be eligible for prizes. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Please see official rules for more information.

To launch the Healthy Waves Challenge, Mercer Health and Community Sports & Therapy are hosting On Your Mark, Get Set, MOVE! – a free summer run/walk kick-off event and shoe expo – on May 13 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital. The event includes health and wellness information, screenings, chair massages, professional shoe fitting, live demonstrations and fitness, door prizes and more. See the attached flyer for details and a complete event schedule.

Please contact Mandy Wendel at 419-678-5247 or mwendel@mercer-health.com or Stacy Schwieterman at 419-678-5150 or sschwieterman@cstcenter.com for more information.