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Live Healthy Little Havana is hosting its 3rd Annual Live Healthy Bike Ride at Riverside Park located at 799 SW 4th St, Miami, FL 33130 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00am-2:00pm.
This community bike ride is an opportunity to get physically active and experience Little Havana. Live Healthy Little Havana, in partnership with the City of Miami’s Department of Human Services, will also offer a fun day at the park.
Park Activities on Live Healthy Bike Ride Day
- field day games
- bounce houses
- healthy foods
- relay races
- egg races
- sack races
- health screenings and much more
Live Healthy Little Havana has prioritized creating safe streets where residents can walk, bike and use all modes of transportation - Community Partnerships Manager, Michael Roman.
“We value the collective efforts of the residents and stakeholders in ensuring that Little Havana has fun opportunities for families to enjoy.”
The Bike Ride Through Little Havana
Those who bike will cycle for approximately 5.5 miles through Little Havana with strategic stops and water breaks made possible by Live Healthy Little Havana. Other residents are welcomed to stay at Riverside Park and enjoy the fun festivities while they wait for their family members to ride.
About Live Healthy Little Havana
Live Healthy Little Havana (LHLH) is a community initiative supported by the City of Miami and a non-profit organization to promote healthier living in Little Havana. With founding funder Health Foundation of South Florida, the goal is to strengthen community capacity to collaboratively plan and collectively carryout strategies to improve health.
Out of a list of communities, Little Havana was selected for this initiative and awarded up to $3.7 million for project implementation.
Residents and employees of Little Havana expressed concerns about the well-being of residents within the community at meetings. LHLH has a focus placed on strategies that will foster changes in policy, systems, or the environment, with an emphasis on sustainability.
For more information please contact:
Michael J. Roman Community Partnerships Manager for the City of Miami Department of Human Services 305.416.1618 or at his email [email protected]