North Royalton Holds Health Fair and Family Expo Featuring 5K Run/1 Mile Walk
North Royalton City Schools and the City of North Royalton hosted a Health Fair and Family Expo on September 10 from 8 a.m. to noon on the campus of North Royalton High School.
The day began with a free pancake and sausage breakfast courtesy of Paul F. Marnecheck, North Royalton City Council president.
At 9 a.m., the North Royalton 5K Bear Run took place following the singing of the National Anthem by the North Royalton High School Choir. This was the 12th annual 5K and one mile wellness and family activity walk. The course started at the high school and continued through designated North Royalton roads. Awards were given for the first overall male and female as well as the top three age group finishers in each of the nine brackets.Results will be posted here: https://www.hermescleveland.com/race-results/
Representatives from Southwest General Health Center, University Hospital Parma Medical Center, and various health and fitness vendors were available at the health fair. Free health, vision and fitness screenings were available including body fat analysis, blood pressure screenings, pain management information and cholesterol and glucose levels.
Other highlights included the North Royalton Police, Fire and Safety Departments, including the K-9 unit. City Dogs Cleveland joined them on campus with rescue animals available for adoption. Grand raffle basket drawings closed the event.