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Mayor Bowser to Hold Fresh Start 5K in Lincoln Park Area Tomorrow

by Sean Meehan — December 31, 2015 at 11:25 am 0

Mayor Bowser on Ward 6 Fitness Walk (Photo via Facebook/ FitDC)Mayor Muriel Bowser will start off 2016 with a 5K walk/run near RFK Stadium tomorrow morning.

The run will begin at the intersection of 19th Street NE and East Capitol Street, in front of Eastern High School. Runners of all fitness levels can register for free online. The annual run is part of Bowser’s FitDC initiative to promote health in the District.

Bowser also announced that as part of that initiative, all District Department of Parks and Recreation fitness centers will be free for D.C. residents in 2016.

Fitness centers, which used to require a membership fee, will offer free treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical machines and weights to residents.

The fitness centers in the Capitol Hill area are:

  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center – 201 N St. SW
  • Rosedale Community Center – 1701 Gales St. NE
  • Sherwood Recreation Center – 640 10th St. NE

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