The Miami Beach FitFest 2017 is ready to heat up the city and present its 2nd annual two-day multi-sport and lifestyle participation event on August 12 and 13 at the North Beach Bandshell to promote a culture of sports, health and wellness as a positive district image.

The Miami Beach FitFest, a fun-filled fitness platform of curated events will feature open water swimming, a CrossFit endurance obstacle challenge, beach soccer, fitness classes which include yoga and Zumba, as well as a fresh market and live music. Industry professionals, sport enthusiasts, influencers and residents alike can look forward to fitness activities, lessons, show-cases and demonstrations to encourage a comprehensive approach to wellness.

*Read – South Florida Sweat Guide: August 2017*

Events include: 1-mile or 3-mile open water swimming competition by Swim Miami Beach. An obstacle course CrossFit challenge competition designed by CrossFit 305. A Youth Beach Soccer Cup Tournament (U11 & U13) with a free clinic for children on Sunday the 13th at 3PM along with friendly matches between the FBS FC Pro Team and the Bahamas All Star Team.

If you like dance fitness, the Miami Beach FitFest has curated an amazing lineup of fitness influencers from all over south Florida which include: Betsy Dopico, Tony Thomas, Janettsy, Tiffany Monique, Fitness By Fernando, Skybeats, Rebolaxe, Suyumi Quiroz, Dawn B, and Rae Indigo. The Market Company will showcase a unique Farmers Market in the sand-bowl area where vendors will offer a great selection of fresh produce, vegetables and other products.

“We want to inspire the community to create and maintain healthier lifestyles by highlighting the importance of exercise and good eating habits as a strong cultural factor in building character but most importantly we want to build a positive anchor for our community” said Jonathan Strauss, founder of the famous Swim Miami and curator of the event.

It will be showcased in Miami Beach’s eminently family-friendly NoBe area and is presented by Ocean Terrace Holdings, Inc. who has been a key supporter of the event and is an advocate for the improvement of the neighborhood. Key partnerships with: Nobe Yoga, CrossFit A1A, Betsy Dopico Studio, Tony Thomas Sports, FBS FC, The Market Company, and Swim Miami have been created to increase the awareness of Fitness in the area and to ensure the delivery of the vision for the festival.

Proceeds will benefit the H2OS Foundation 501(c)(3) whose mission is to eradicate drowning in the South Florida Community and to promote an active and healthy lifestyle through aquatic programs. It offers children and youth a unique opportunity to learn lifesaving skills from early ages.

  • What: Miami Beach FitFest
  • When: Saturday – Sunday, August 12th – 13th, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Where: North Beach Bandshell and Sand Bowl – 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141
  • Tickets: www.Miamibeachfitfest.com.

Entrance is FREE to fresh market and spectators of beach soccer, CrossFit, and open water swimming.

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