June 20, 2018

(New York, NY – June 15, 2018) – Chelsea Piers Fitness will host a fundraiser, 50 Epic Miles, on Saturday, June 23, to get children sponsored and raise money for clean water initiatives in Africa and other developing countries with Team World Vision.

Last year Chelsea Piers Fitness Director, Josh Fly completed a 50 mile run in 8 hours and 40 minutes. He was joined by co-workers, members, and friends who took turns running on treadmills next to him in the Fitness cafe.  The event created incredible energy throughout the club and raised a generous amount of money and sponsorship of 31 needy children in Africa. 

This year, Josh plans to do the same run on Saturday, June 23, again in the Chelsea Piers Fitness café, followed by climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in July with the goal of getting 50+ children sponsored.  

I've been really blessed to partner with Team World Vision for several years & be involved with their life-changing work, in particular with kids,” commented Josh Fly, Fitness Director at Chelsea Piers Fitness. “Team World Vision focuses on education initiatives, child protection, clean water campaigns and child sponsorship. It has enriched my life in so many ways and I hope this run will draw attention and inspire others to give these children the chance to experience authentic care & compassion.  I have the most amazing family and friends on the planet who support me in this effort.”

About Chelsea Piers Fitness

Since opening in 1995, the mission of Chelsea Piers Fitness has never changed: provide unrivaled space, unmatched sports facilities, and best-in-class programming – all under one roof.  In 2018, Chelsea Piers Fitness brings its commitment to world-class fitness to Downtown Brooklyn with its first stand-alone fitness facility.  Both the Chelsea and Brooklyn locations feature studio-quality fitness programming, indoor swimming pools, recreational and competitive sports clubs, comprehensive personal training services, communal work and social spaces, artisanal food offerings and a year-round calendar of social and cultural events that reflect the ethos of the neighborhoods they each serve. Chelsea Piers Fitness is designed to inspire and reflect the creative needs of its members as they build toward achieving their fitness goals.



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