The 6th Annual FLIPANY Fun Run 5k/10k took place on Saturday, January 7, 2012. FLIPANY is the Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth Inc., organization and its Mission is to, “Provide affordable physical activity and nutrition programs to low-income youth and their families in South Florida.”
FLIPANY’s 6th Annual Fun Run is an official “Let’s Move Broward” event. It was held at the North Beach Park Boardwalk, 3601 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. The weather was perfect for a morning run! Many happy runners crossed the finish line then enjoyed the whole wheat pancake breakfast for post race fuel. Miami 93.9 provided music and gave away prizes. Dolphin Cheerleaders were at the event for photos. There were also kids activities at the Kids Zone sponsored by Funderdome.
A Health Resource Fair with over 20 local businesses was on site. Vendor booths were present to hand out health and wellness promotion materials and giveaways. Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach and Owner of Total Health Counseling LLC was on site offering free bananas and recipes to the runners and their family and friends.
Asher Rost, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Owner of Aplus Trainer was also on site at the Health Resource Fair on race day. Asher also coached a group of kids to train in preparation for race day.