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09-23-2009


Dare to Compare Event to be held at University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands will host “Fitness Five/Dare to Compare: A Heath and Fitness Fair” on Thursday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the O. Wayne Rollins Center gym and the James H. Taylor II track and football field.

“Everyone has a place at Fitness Five! Our program is designed to help our campus and community learn more about their health and fitness in order to live a happier and healthier life. Please join us from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and you will be better for it!” states Dr. Cindi Norton, professor and chair of the health, exercise and sport science department.

Dare to Compare is a fun health and fitness educational program for all ages. It is an annual event sponsored by UC’s Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Science and the Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center. The public is encouraged to take advantage of free health assessments and free cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure screenings provided during the day’s festivities. There is no need to sign up – just show up!

Participants are encouraged to go to the James H. Taylor II track and football field for the walk/run component of the screening. Please wear comfortable attire and tennis shoes. For more information, please contact Dr. Cindi Norton or the HESS Department at (606) 539-4360.