The 9th Annual John Zumbo 5k Fun Run will be held at Bruce Park in Greenwich, CT. The event begins at 9 am on Sunday, October 6th. Participants can walk, run and have fun. Kids are encouraged to join in the fun! It is a great event for working parents to get out with the kids. Cost is $20 per adult and $5 per child. Donations will also be accepted and are tax deductible.
Proceeds benefit the John D. Zumbo Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Fund provides a college scholarship to a graduate of Greenwich High, who is pursuing a career in health and fitness. To date, the fund has provided funds to 12 students, some of whom have already graduated college and are spreading John's message of good health and hope.
John Zumbo was a fitness guru whose life ended all too soon. He was featured in many television and print news stories about his amazing transformation from an overweight teen to a fitness fanatic. Many of his clients were models, celebrities and athletes, some of whom he also taught how to cook healthy meals for themselves.
His parents created this event to honor his memory and to carry on his life's mission of and passion for fitness.
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