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New Year, New You!
Couch to 5k Training Program Beginning
January 26, 2015

 
Snowshoe Event
February 8, 2015

 
The 411 on Heart Health at Any Age
February 17, 2015

 
Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
April 25th 2015

 
12 Weeks To A Healthier U: October 20th 2014 through January 26th 2015
 
Walk With A Doc
Saturdays at 8:30 AM
Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation

 
Wellness Wednesdays at the YMCA
 
Race Results
2014 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
Held April 19th 2014

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Lyndhurst teams up with the Cleveland Clinic to help residents and employees get healthy with the free program Live Long Lyndhurst: The Frugal Patient
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Welcome to Live Long Lyndhurst
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.
 
Register with us today to receive ongoing information about this new and exciting initiative.
 
And please join us in person for these upcoming events designed to increase health and wellness awareness for you and your loved ones:

New Year, New You!
Couch to 5k Training Program
Beginning January 26, 2015

 
Couch to 5k Training Program Beginning January 26, 2015 WHEN:
Session 1: Tuesday & Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM.
 
Session 2: Monday & Wednesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM.
 
Sessions start Monday, January 26, 2015 and end Friday, April 17, 2015.
 
WHERE: Hillcrest YMCA, 5000 Mayfield Road, Celveland, Ohio 44121.
 
COST: Training Program: $75.00. Egg Run 5k Race Early Bird Registration Cost: $20.00.
 
REGISTRATION: Registration Deadline: February 2, 2015. Sessions limited to 8 people. Call the Hillcrest YMCA at (216) 382-4300.
 
ABOUT: Whether your New Year resolution is to run your first 5k or improve your running technique in your latest 5k, our trainers can help you do just that with the Couch-to-5k (C25K) Training Program!
 
In a small group setting, you will progress through the 12 week program increasing your running stamina, increasing strength and flexibility, and learning about hot topics associated with preparing for Race Day, such as progression of training, nutrition, and ideal performance gear.

Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks
Snowshoe Event
February 8, 2015

 
Register for the Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Snowshoe Event on February 8th 2015
 
Register for the Live Long Lyndhurst and Cleveland Metroparks Snowshoe Event on February 8th 2015
WHEN:
Sunday, February 8th 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
 
WHERE: Acacia Reservation, 26899 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.
 
COST: $15.00 per person. Snowshoes and hot cocoa provided. Cost is the same for adults and kids. Please note that program fees are not refundable unless Cleveland Metroparks cancels the program.
 
KIDS: Ages 8 and over with participating adult.
 
SNOW: If there isn't enough snow to snowshoe, the program will be cancelled.
 
WAIVER: A signed waiver is required for each participant. Download the waiver here, print, sign and bring with you. Forms will also be available onsite.
 
REGISTRATION: Register online here.
 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, February 5, 2015, or once 20 participants have registered.
 
ABOUT: Embrace winter by raising your heartbeat with an invigorating snowshoe hike!
 
Snowshoes and hot cocoa provided. No special boots required; but waterproof footwear and layering of non-cotton clothing is suggested.
 
Participants will learn how to snowshoe. Instruction will be given on the parts of a snowshoe, how to fit a snowshoe, and snowshoeing techniques. The instructor will then lead a group hike demonstrating these snowshoeing techniques.

Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

The 411 on Heart Health at Any Age
February 17, 2015

 
The 411 on Heart Health at Any Age - February 17, 2015 WHEN: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
 
WHERE: Executive Caterers at Landerhaven, 6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124.
 
COST: Free (Registration required).
 
REGISTRATION: To register online visit: clevelandclinic.org/HeartCommunityEvent. To register by phone call: (216) 448-0085.
 
ABOUT: Please join us to hear renowned Cleveland Clinic heart experts Steve Nissen, MD, and Marc Gillinov, MD, discuss your heart health and how to keep your heart healthy at every stage of life.
 
Dr. Nissen is the chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic and co-author of Heart 411. He is a nationally recognized expert on cardiovascular care.
 
Dr. Gillinov is a cardiac surgeon at Cleveland Clinic and co-author of Heart 411. He is a recognized expert in mitral valve repair surgery, robotic heart surgery and in the study and treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation. Dr. Gillinov, also known by his TV fans as Dr. Marc, is a featured medical expert on Fox 8.
 
5:00 PM: FREE screenings to include cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure. Browse the information booths and vendors. Enjoy heart-healthy refreshments.
 
7:00 PM: Presentation

Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
April 25th 2015

 
Register for the Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
 
Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk - April 25th 2015
WHEN: Saturday, April 25th 2015
 
WHERE: Race begins and ends at Legacy Village. Parking will be available onsite.
 
TIMES:
 
- 7:00 AM Check-In, Legacy Village Center Courtyard.
 
- 8:00 AM Lil Leggs Run, Free for kids under 4.
 
- 8:15 AM 5K (3.1 miles) Run / Walk Begins, Strollers and Walkers are Permitted.
 
- 9:30 AM Awards and Recognition.
 
FEES:
 
- $20.00 Through March 25th.
- $25.00 March 26th thru the day before the race.
- $30.00 Race Day.
 
- $15.00 60 & Over.
 
REGISTRATION: Register online here.
 
You may use the link above to register by Thursday, April 23rd at midnight.
 
Mail or drop off registration at the Hillcrest YMCA, 5000 Mayfield Road, by April 23rd.
 
Registration packet pickup at Second Sole, 5114 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124, Friday, April 24th, between 12:00 Noon and 8:00 PM.
 
ABOUT THE RACE: A Special Event for the Whole Family. Featuring Chip Timing. Light refreshments provided by Legacy Village after the Run for participants.
 
PROCEEDS: Proceeds to benefit the Hillcrest Family YMCA in their efforts to provide community support to those unable to participate in programming without it.
 
AWARDS: Awards provided for Top overall male and female. Top finisher by age group: 15 and under; 16-20; 21-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; and 60 and over.
 
SHIRTS: Guaranteed shirts for the first 250 participants.
 
CHILDREN: Must have adult supervision at all times.
 
Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Hillcrest YMCA, Live Long Lyndhurst Offer '12 Weeks to a Healthier U' Starting October 20th 2014
 
By Jeff Piorkowski, Special to Sun News
 
LYNDHURST, Ohio -- The Hillcrest YMCA has a program designed to treat every aspect of a person's wellness, from the food one eats to the exercise one should undertake -- and there's even a free chair massage thrown in!
 
Read the entire article on Cleveland.com!

12 Weeks To A Healthier U
October 20th 2014 through January 26th 2015

 
WHEN: Each Monday, from October 20th 2014 through January 26th 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
 
(No program December 22nd 2014 or December 29th 2014).
 
WHERE: Hillcrest YMCA at 5000 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.
 
COST: This is a free program for Live Long Lyndhurst members (members must live or work in Lyndhurst, Ohio).
 
For details about the cost for YMCA members, or to find out how you can join this free city-wide health & wellness initiative, please contact the front desk of the Hillcrest YMCA at (216) 382-4300.
 
OPEN TO: This event is open to participants 18 and older.
 
ITINERARY: For an outline of what you can expect during each session click here.
 
ABOUT: Come to 1 or all 12 sessions as you learn how to begin, maintain and succeed on your journey to a healthier you! Join fitness professionals, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals as they provide education and practical application of health and wellness activities and tips.
 
  • SMART goals.
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers.
  • Strategies to healthier eating.
  • Stress management.
  • Strength training.
  • Building fitness into family time.

MORE INFORMATION: For more information, please contact the YMCA at (216) 382.4300 or email livelonglyndhurst@ccf.org.
 
Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Walk With A Doc
Saturdays at 8:30 AM
Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation

 
Launch Flier for Walk With A Doc on Saturdays at 8:30 AM at Cleveland Acacia Reservation Open To: All Lyndhurst residents and employees.
 
Cost: Free
 
Beginning: Saturday, May 10th 2014
 
When: Every Saturday Morning
 
Time: 8:30 AM
 
Where: Cleveland Metroparks Acacia Reservation. Meet at the Cedar Road entrance by the clubhouse. 26899 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.
 
What: Walk with a Doc. Join Cleveland Clinic professionals for a brief educational talk and a walk around the Metroparks facility in your community.
 
For more information or questions please call (216) 839-3069 or visit www.LiveLongLyndhurst.com today.
 
Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Wellness Wednesdays at the YMCA
 
Visit the YMCA of Greater Cleveland website. For all Live Long Lyndhurst participants you will have full access to the Hillcrest Family YMCA located at 5000 Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst, Ohio.
 
Our Y offers many group exercise classes throughout the day such as cycling, step, cardio kick boxing, zumba and silver sneakers. If you are not interested in group exercise classes you can participate in our aquatic classes or use our gymnasium. Our YMCA also offers a fitness studio with a large selection of cardio and strength training equipment.
 
Hope to see you for Wellness Wednesdays at the Y!
 
Please note that in order to enter you will need to have a Wellness Wednesdays punch card. You will receive this card after signing up for the Live Long Lyndhurst program.
 
Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

Race Results
2014 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run / Walk
Held April 19th 2014

 

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

The First Annual 2014 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run/Walk went off without a hitch. The weather was cooperative and Legacy Village provided both an amazing venue, and amazing support for a great 5K race.
 
Already on board for the 2015 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run/Walk is Cleveland Clinic, Legacy Village, the Hillcrest Family YMCA, and Second Sole. The date for the 2015 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run is still to be announced.
 
Special thanks to the Lyndhurst Police Department, Hawken School, Cleveland Clinic, Second Sole, CERT Volunteers, the Hillcrest Family YMCA, and over 200 runners and walkers who participated in this year's event.
 
All money that was raised goes into the YMCA Scholarship Fund, which goes right back into the surrounding communities to help people gain access to the YMCA, and its over 400 programs, who otherwise could not afford it.
 
Official Race Results:
 
Official Race Results For The 2014 Live Long Lyndhurst Egg Run 5K Run/Walk can be found at: http://bit.ly/1itGG3V
 
Click on each Athlete's name within the results pane to view a video of that Athlete crossing the Finish Line.
 
Please note that video clips are matched automatically based on when an Athlete crosses timing checkpoints, so you may see video of others who crossed at the same time.
 
See you next year!
 
Healthy Community Initiative: The Healthy Community Initiative is a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the community health needs assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, Healthy Community Initiative programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.
 
Live Long Lyndhurst is a Health and Wellness Partnership between the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Community Outreach, Legacy Village, Cleveland Metroparks at Acacia, The Fedeli Group, the YMCA, South Euclid - Lyndhurst Schools, Second Sole, and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.




In Partnership With:
 

    

    

    


 

    

    

    

    
Anthem. Visit this partner website.