FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2014

Kick off Summer at UC Get Fit – Enter to Win a New Bike Courtesy of Coca Cola

Union County – The Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to kick off summer with a day of family fitness on June 14th featuring a bike give-a-away by Coca Cola and a chance to meet Cara Castronuova of NBC’s The Biggest Loser. The event from will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Warinanco Park.

Castronuova is a celebrity fitness trainer, athlete, motivation speaker, and television personality. She was featured as a head trainer on NBC’s hit “The Biggest Loser,” Season 11, where she helped propel the show to its highest ratings ever. She has been a spokesperson for Puma, and the only female spokesperson on Everlast’s extensive roster of champions. Castronuova is a former champion boxer and two-time Golden Gloves Champion.

The kick off will feature free health screenings by Trinitas Hospital, along with a taste of the fun and unique fitness classes promoting family fitness that are being offered by centers across the county, including Pound, Zumba, Yoga, Belly Dancing and Martial Arts.

Fitness vendors include the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Retro Fitness, CKO Kickboxing, Power and Fitness, Image 2000, Roselle Health Plus, Shims Martial Arts Academy, and Girls on the Run among others.

The program is being sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Roselle Mayor Jamel C. Holley and Roselle Borough Council & Roselle Department of Recreation, along with the Urban League of Union County and Coca-Cola Company. Registration will begin at 8:30a.m., with UC Get Fit activities starting promptly at 9:00 a.m.

For more information, to fast track your registration, and view a schedule of events visit www.ucnj.org/getfit or contact Natalie Pineiro at 908-527-4035.

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