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September 27, 2014

McArthur Y Kids Tri 2014

McArthur Family YMCA
Ages: Thru 5, 6-12 | Swim, Sports & Play

We invite all families to attend the fourth annual Y Kids Triathlon! There will be three age groups: 4-6 year olds will swim 25 yards, bike one mile and run a quarter of a mile, 7-9 year olds will compete in a 50 yard swim, a two-mile bike race and a half-mile run, and the 10-11 year old triathletes will swim 100 yards, bike three miles and run a mile. All events will take place in the safe confines of the YMCA grounds and swimming pool. Following the event, we will offer a family pancake party starting at 5:30pm in the gymnasium (included in registration).

Times:
Saturday | 4:00pm
Location:

MCARTHUR FAMILY YMCA
1915 Citrona Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.1080

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Fees:
Members:$25
Non-Members:$25
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September 27, 2014

Swampman 100 Cycling Event

Baker County Family YMCA
Health & Wellness

It’s time for the annual Swampman 100, a cycling event through the Osceola Forest that is open to all ages and all skill levels. Enjoy a short distance ride or challenge yourself with a longer route. Detailed maps will be given to all riders, and sag stops will have plenty of water, fruits and snacks to refuel. After the ride, enjoy a delicious meal with fellow riders and make new friends along the way.

Times:
7:30am
Location:

BAKER COUNTY YMCA
136 West Lowder Street
Macclenny, FL 32063

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Fees:
Now through August 31:$35
September 1 - 14:$40
September 15 - 20:$50
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YFL Wellness Challenge

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank fo America Tower, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA
Health & Wellness

Football season is here, and at the Y we celebrate with our annual YFL Wellness Challenge! Find 3 workout buddies and sign up your team of 4 at the YFL display in the Wellness Center at your YMCA. Register your team August 25-September 12. The Wellness Challenge runs September 22-November 15.

Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday |
Location:

All First Coast YMCAs

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September 20, 2014

Heart Walk 2014


Ages: Thru 5, 6-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-54, 55-64, 65+ | Health & Wellness

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of all Americans? In fact, someone dies from CVD every 39 seconds! Heart disease also kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. And congenital cardiovascular defects are the most common cause of infant death from birth defects.

Join the YMCA team for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk and help us raise money to make a difference in people’s lives – including your own!

Times:
8:00am
Location:

METROPOLITAN PARK
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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September 06, 2014

Wounded Warrior Project® 8K Run

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank fo America Tower, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA
Volunteerism & Giving

The Wounded Warrior Project® 8K Run Series raises funds and awareness for our nation’s injured service men and women who battle physical and psychological damages of war. The series provides the public a chance to honor these brave men and women by fundraising and taking part in a community run alongside them. Thanks to sponsors, 100% of funds raised through the run series goes directly to WWP to help fund the 19 programs and services they offer free of charge.

The run in Jacksonville will be held September 6 at Metropolitan Park. Your registration fee includes run number, timing and festivities. Under Armour run shirt guaranteed to the first 1,500 registrants. There will also be a 1K Kids Fun Run!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:00 am     Day-of registration/packet pick-up
7:30 am     1K Fun Run
7:50 am     Opening Program
8:00 am     8K Run
10:30 am   Closing Program and Awards

Times:
Saturday | 8:00am
Location:

Metropolitan Park
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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Fees:
May 1 - August 6:$25
August 7 - September 6:$35
1K Kids Fun Run Participants:$15
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