News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Operation F4 to host “Walk a Mile with the Mayor”
Event is part of Fight for a Fitter Fort
(October 2, 2014) – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will lead a “Walk a Mile with the Mayor” event at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Rd. Participants are asked to meet at Pavilion 1.
The walk is open to the public and is part of the new Operation F4 – Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) program. OPF4 is a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement lifestyle changes that include fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities. OPF4’s mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016. To date, more than 600 individuals have signed up to participate in OPF4.
The innovative program was created by Fort Wayne resident Chris Blake and endorsed by Mayor Henry.
How OPF4 works:
- Sign up as individuals or teams and enter current health information as directed.
- Individuals will learn how to structure exercise and eating for healthy results.
- Individuals/teams will be able to log in and track progress. Calculators will automatically tabulate the City’s collective results.
Resources for individuals/companies to get connected with OPF4:
- Website: www.OPF4.com
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/OperationF4
- Twitter: @OpF4FW