For Release –March 23, 2019

Wellness Festival Coming to Downtown Summerlin

Tour de Summerlin, Summerlin Half Marathon, Wellness Fair Combine to Celebrate Health, Wellness and Fitness

Wellness Festival returns to Downtown Summerlin® on Saturday, April 13 with the hugely successful Tour de Summerlin and Summerlin Half Marathon both kicking off the day-long event that also includes Downtown Summerlin’s popular Farmers Market. This family-friendly celebration focuses on health, wellness and fitness and is presented by Summerlin Hospital Medical Center.  Wellness Festival incorporates children’s activities, food, wellness classes and more while showcasing hallmarks of living in Summerlin that create an active outdoor lifestyle.  The day-long event takes place on the Lawn at Downtown Summerlin.

 

The day kicks off with Tour de Summerlin, a non-competitive cycling event that runs through the community, and the Summerlin Half Marathon, both starting and ending at Downtown Summerlin.  Southern Nevada’s longest running cycling event, Tour de Summerlin is now in its 18th year.  The 20-mile course kicks off at 8:30 a.m.; the 40-mile course at 8:15 a.m. and the 80-mile course at 7 a.m.  The event benefits Breakaway Cycling, a nonprofit to promote cycling and bike safety to children throughout Southern Nevada. Sponsors include Summerlin and Downtown Summerlin, The Howard Hughes Corporation, McGhie’s Ski Bike & Board, TeamAMC, Culligan Water, Crovetti Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Jimmy Johns, Southwest Airlines, Road ID, Pilates Zone and Las Vegas Review-Journal. Registration is $100.  To register, visit Summerlin.com.

 

The ninth annual Summerlin Half Marathon kicks off at 7:15 a.m. The 13.1-mile course includes a scenic tour of several Summerlin villages on the community’s nationally recognized trail system. A chip-timed walk/run, the Summerlin Half Marathon recognizes both male and female top finishers and all participants receive a tech shirt and medal. The event benefits Alzheimer’s Research and Caregiver Support programs. Sponsors include The Howard Hughes Corporation, Rachel’s Kitchen and Desert Home Inspections. Registration ranges from $85 to $105 depending on date of registration. To register, visit Summerlin.com.

 

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 13, the Summerlin Wellness Festival sponsored by Summerlin Hospital is the centerpiece of the event. The Festival includes health screenings and information on a variety of health-related topics and activities. Children’s activities include rock-climbing, acrobatic demonstrations, face painting, balloon artistry and lawn games. Other participants in the Wellness Festival include Fit4Mom. Free fitness classes will be taught throughout the day directed by Fit4Mom, Dance Dynamics, TruFusion, Pure Barre, lululemon and more!

 

Additional sponsors include William Lyon Homes and Toll Brothers.

 

The master-planned community of Summerlin® currently offers nearly 180 floorplans in 40 neighborhoods in nine distinct villages. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes, priced from the $250,000s to more than $1 million.  For more information, visit Summerlin.com.

 

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Tour de Summerlin is an annual cycling event, now in its 18th year, that offers 20-mile, 40-mile and 80-mile courses.  It is one of two events that kicks off Wellness Festival on April 7.

 

The ninth annual Summerlin Half Marathon also kicks off Wellness Festival on April 13 at Downtown Summerlin. 

 

Wellness Festival is a family-friendly, day-long event on April 13 at Downtown Summerlin that offers free health screenings, fitness classes of all kinds, children’s activities and more.

 

About Summerlin®

Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling master-planned communities for nearly two decades. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 gross acres still remaining to accommodate future growth, including infrastructure, open space and common areas, all within the master plan. The community is currently home to nearly 108,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 250 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 27 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, ten golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks and dozens of actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes– priced from the $200,000s to more than $2.5 million. For information on custom homesites in The Ridges please call 702.255.2500. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s. Visit www.summerlin.com for more information.

 

About The Howard Hughes Corporation®

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country’s preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: The Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; and Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The Howard Hughes Corporation’s portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.

                        

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