Canton Township, Wayne County, Michigan

04/24/2024 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/24/2024 12:16

Summit on the Park to Host Inaugural Memorial Day Fitness Challenge

On Monday, May 27, from 7 a.m.-12 p.m., the Summit on the Park is combining fitness with tradition to host its inaugural Summit Memorial Day Fitness Challenge.

To complete the challenge, participants ages 14+ must finish a 1-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 air squats, and another 1-mile run. Participants can also choose to do a ½ challenge which would include: ½ mile run, 50 pullups, 100 pushups, 150 air squats, and ½ mile run. Modifications for this challenge include pull-up assist bands and TRX straps.

"This challenge isn't just about breaking a sweat; it's about building connections, fostering determination, and achieving personal goals all while helping to support the Love a Michigan Vet homeless shelter," stated Sarah Pushies, Summit on the Park Health & Wellness Specialist. "It will be great to see our community come together to focus on their health and well-being, all for a good cause."

The competition, which is sponsored by the National Guard, will be held during hour-long timeslots every hour from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton, Michigan.

Pre-registration is available online at until May 20. Registration fees are $40 for the full challenge and $20 for the ½ challenge. Active Duty Members and Veterans will receive a 10% discount on registration. A portion of the proceeds will go to Love a Michigan Vet, a homeless shelter for Veterans in Detroit, Michigan.

For event information or to register, please visit or call 734/394-5460.