The Rivertown Strollerderby is a unique race event and festival, designed to encourage moms and dads to keep pushing after baby. Too often, exercise is the first thing new parents abandon when they become flooded with childcare responsibilities. Either they are apprehensive about gym childcare, not inspired to workout in front of their living room sofa or unable to afford babysitting every time they want to go out for some exercise. Running (and walking), however, is one of the few activities parents can adopt to maintain their fitness with babies and tots in tow.
Running with a stroller is an intense, full-body workout and an incredible opportunity to bond with your family. Moms and Dads who are already logging miles with a jogging stroller are often eager to put their training to the test, but are usually excluded from race events or pushed to the very back of the line. The Rivertown Strollerderby is your chance to show off your hard work, run or walk beside other spirited stroller runners and compete for big cash prizes, all while supporting a great cause!
A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the national non-profit, Family-to-Family to launch a fitness/running program for disadvantaged mothers in the New York area. "She-Sole" will provide jogging strollers, baby carriers and running sneakers as well as fitness programming to moms who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford to engage in a healthy, active lifestyle with their young children.
So come enjoy the beautiful Hudson River views, register to run or walk with your family amongst a community of new parents and supportive runners and start training now!
We are offering 50% off the first 25 Hastings registrants that sign-up this Mother's Day weekend. Just use the code HastingsRunner to get your discount.
Following the race their will be a family fitness festival chock full of health foods, family yoga, pre and post natal yoga by Rivertown Mamas, a bounce house, face-painting, trampolines and more! Raffles to include a B.O.B stroller, Garmim watches, compression socks, and other runner themed prizes.
*Please note that all runners and walkers are encouraged to participate - even those without strollers!
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