Colors of Cancer Fitness Festival February 22 through 24

Join the Winona Family YMCA, Winona Health, Live Well Winona and Hy-Vee for the second annual Colors of Cancer fundraiser and cancer awareness event scheduled for Friday through Sunday, February 22-24, 2013, at the Winona Family YMCA. Funds raised during the event will be donated to the Winona Health Chemo and Infusion Therapy Department.

Participants can choose from a wide variety of fitness classes such as Body Pump, indoor cycling, Pilates, yoga, a dance fitness party, competitive and non-competitive indoor triathlons, a lunch-and-learn “Eat to Compete -Nutrition for Athletes” with Hy-Vee Dietitian Alexandra Economy, and more! Most classes during the Colors of Cancer Fitness Festival are just $5, and some activities require pre-registration.

The Colors of Cancer event also features the “Y Not Tri-It” triathlon on Sunday, February 24. Registration for the “Y Not Tri-It” event is $40 and includes a long-sleeved moisture-wicking shirt. Both the competitive and non-competitive triathlon will include a 10-minute swim, 30-minute stationary bike ride, and 20-minute treadmill run. Participants in the competitive section will have their distances recorded and be eligible for prizes. Register by February 8 to guarantee shirt size.

For a list of the Colors of Cancer Fitness Festival activities and registration information, pick up a schedule of events at the Winona Family YMCA, 207 Winona Street, or find the schedule online at You may also call the YMCA at 507-454-1520 for more information.

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