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Healthy Living from EPRD for Aug-Sept 2018

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Healthy Living from EPRD for Aug-Sept 2018Women's Wellness Series This fall, Evergreen Park & Rec is offering several classes to help help women in the mountain community stay healthy from the inside out! Classes include: Empower Your Health: Gut Health - Uncover the connection between disease and the gut, and learn how to nurture and support it.Chronic Inflammation - Chronic Inflammation is arguably one of our biggest health risks. Learn how to cool the inflammation for optimal wellness.All Stressed Out - Understand how stress works in the body and what action you can take to reduce your body’s stress response and build resiliency. Adult Adventures EPRD's Fall Outdoor Adventure and Cultural Excursions programs for adults are starting soon. Ride the EPRD bus to a new experience, whether it's cross country skiing or visiting a museum! Healthy Giving Give for a Good Marriage Want a happy marriage? Science says couples should do these 7 things for each other often. (Source: Inc…

Cuno and Schuler Cruise to Victory in Staunton State Park 20K

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Jeff Cuno, fresh off his victory in the Evergreen Mountain 15K in July, won the inaugural Staunton State Park 20K on Sat., Aug. 4, in a blistering 1 hour, 30 minutes and 6 seconds.
Brian MacPherson was the second male finisher, in 1:33:55, while Lance Risi finished third in 1:34:22.
The first woman was Sara Schuler, who finished fourth overall and almost 12 minutes ahead of her closest competitor, in 1:42:55. Heather Ray was the second woman in 1:54:29 and Amber Miller was third in 1:54:53..
Seventy-two people competed in the race, which was the third event in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, five races on challenging mountainous terrain in and around Evergreen put on by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD).
Staunton State Park,located in Pine, is Colorado's newest state park, offering breathtaking views, rich Colorado history, diverse plant and wildlife, rock climbing and several miles of trails. From high grassy meadows at 8,100 feet to soaring granite cliffs over …

Staunton State Park 20K

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The Evergreen Trail Racing Series goes to Staunton State Park for the first time in August - the Staunton State Park 20K is happening on Sat., Aug. 4 at 8 AM.

2018 Andy Smith Golf Tournament Winners

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Here are the winners of the 2018 Andy Smith Sr. Special Needs Golf Tournament, held on Monday, July 16, 2018, at the Hiwan Golf Club: Putting Contest: Brian Broyles Men's Long Drive: Doug Terry Women's Long Drive: Debbie Wilson Men's Closest to the Hole: Richard Ostberg Women's Closest to the Hole: Marjie Wurster First Place, Women: Chris Castner, Carol Dean, Gail Fallon, Audrey Smith First Place Mixed: John Unruh, Paul Rose, Scott Macdonald, Melissa Lord First Place Men: Pete Mares, Mike Nixon, Craig Thornton, Cory Thornton Highest Score: Chris Castner, Carol Dean, Gail Fallon, Audrey Smith A record 31 foursomes signed up, and 116 golfers participated in the annual golf tournament, organized by Mountain Foothills Rotary Club and Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD). Funds raised from the tournament and its accompanying Silent Auction will be donated to EPRD Special Needs Programs, Evergreen Christian Outreach (EChO) and the Rotary Foundation. Learn more …

Free Muscles & Yoga Class

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EPRD held a free Muscles and Yoga class this morning on Buchanan Field to celebrate Park and Recreation Month! Participants did stations that included ab work, cardio work, strength work and more. #EPRD #DISCOVERJULY









July is Park & Rec Month!

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This July is Park & Recreation Month, with the theme A Lifetime of Discovery. Explore the “undiscovered” roles of local parks and recreation with a variety of fun activities planned for residents of all ages and abilities. HighlightsThe highlight of the month is the 3rd annual Community Appreciation Party, which EPRD is co-hosting with the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce on Thu, July 12, from 5-7:30 PMat Buchanan Park Recreation Center. Enjoy free snacks and beverages while learning about EPRD’s many programs, and about senior wellness. All attendees will be entered in a drawing for fun prizes.
Free Outdoor Fitness ClassEPRD is also holding a free strength and conditioning/yoga class called Muscles and Yoga that morning at 9:15 AM on Buchanan Field.

Other highlights of Park and Recreation Month include:
July 6, 13, 20 and 27 - Free Fitness Fridays on Buchanan Field (9:30-10:30 AM)July 7 - Evergreen Mountain 15KJuly 7, 14 and 21 - Night Boating at Evergreen LakeJuly 11 and 25 -

Healthy Living from EPRD for June 2018

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July is Park & Rec Month!The Evergreen Park & Rec District Board of Directors this week declared this July is Park & Recreation Month, with the theme A Lifetime of Discovery. Explore the “undiscovered” roles of local parks and recreation with a variety of fun activities planned for residents of all ages and abilities. Read all about it here. Healthy Giving Peace of Mind Volunteering is good for your mental health. Healthy FamilyFamily Travel Traveling with kids gets a bad rap. Make it great! Healthy Aging Abs of your Dreams You’re never too old to get a strong core. It just takes commitment! Healthy EatingOptimal Eating What are the benefits of eating healthy? Healthy Mind Namaste Why does yoga make you calm?  (EPRD has yoga classes at Evergreen Lake House and Alderfer Barn in summer.  Healthy Body Boost Your Metabolism Why do our metabolisms differ, and can we change ours? EPRD Fitness Classes EPRD has a large variety of classes at Buchanan Park and Wulf Rec Centers to help you meet your …