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Patterson to Launch the Brooksie Way 5k Middle School Challenge at Hart Middle School

Public Date: 6/3/2011 12:00 AM
Contact: Steve Huber, Marketing & Communications Officer, Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs
Phone Number: 248-858-1848

What:  
Join Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and AT&T, sponsors of Brooksie Way 5k Middle School Challenge, at Hart Middle School in Rochester Hills.  A gym class of 80 seventh graders will join Patterson as he introduces this new program to get Oakland County middle school students energized about the Brooksie Way 5k race on Oct. 2 and to promote healthy, active lifestyles.
The 5k Middle School Challenge is a part of Count Your Steps, a program Patterson started in 2004 to get young people more physically active and reverse the trend of lower life expectancy among younger generations caused by obesity.
 
When:   
1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Where:   
Hart Middle School Gymnasium
6500 Sheldon Road, Rochester Hills