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6th Annual Bayou Classic Doc Griggs "2Xs Around the Dome™" Family Fitness F...

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Mercedes Benz Super Dome

1500 Poydras St

New Orleans, LA 70112

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Most football fans know the tradition of the Bayou Classic for its historical rival matchup between Southern and Grambling State Universities. Others flock to the Bayou Classic for the herald Battle of the Bands. This year, the Bayou Classic includes a tradition in which everyone can participate: the Doc Griggs’ Two Times Around the Dome Fitness Fun Walk™.
Eric “Doc” Griggs, M.D. (Health &Wellness Ambassador for the State of Louisiana) encourages serious and leisure runners and walkers, cycling enthusiasts and other fitness enthusiasts to come out on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 to have a great morning of exercise and promote healthy living practices.

The theme of this FREE event is “Get Checked, Get Fit, Get Moving™” to demonstrate to that exercise can be fun while highlighting the importance of health, fitness, and wellness through a variety of exercises such as Zumba, Hula Hooping, Roller Skating and MORE!!! This event also includes an educational component with health and blood pressure screenings by the Xavier University School of Pharmacy and relaxing chair massages offered by Bird of Paradise Body Works.
Registration and number pick-up begins at 8 a.m. Warm-up Exercises with April Dupre from Footprints to Fitness start at 8:30 a.m., then runners and attendees begin their two times around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 9 a.m.
Cooldown begins around 10:45 a.m. and then the party begins with refreshments donated by our fabulous sponsors and live music featuring The Free Agents Brass Band in Champions Square at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The party concludes with the Bayou Classic Fan Festival starting at 11:30 a.m. Co-Hosted by Doc Griggs and WBOK's Eileen Carter. Basjons Jordan from Tiger Rock Martial Arts will lead Martial Arts and Fitness Demonstrations and much, much more!!!

Proceeds from the Doc Griggs “Two Times Around the Dome” Fitness Fun Walk will go toward the Doc Griggs Foundation. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this great community event. For more information on 2 X's Around the Dome and how you or your organization can get involved, please call (504) 533-4576 or email docgriggs1@gmail.com.


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