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Fourth Annual Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs

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Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo 2011

Adk Sports & Fitness Winter Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs

WF Glade Skiing Pic - Nov 11 (300x200)If you’re an athlete, sports enthusiast, a recreational sports person, or someone who just wants to get a little healthier in life, this may be an event you want to check out. The fourth annual Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo takes place in Saratoga Springs on November 19 & 20, 2011. For a $5 admission fee (anyone under the age of 18 gets in for free), attendees will get the chance to interact with 100 exhibitors, all of whom will be demonstrating their latest products, services, technologies, and ideas in a range of areas tailored to attendees interests. The exhibitor categories include ski and resort, diet and nutrition, guide services, health/fitness clubs, health professionals, mind, body and spirit, green living, ski outfitters, resorts and destinations, multiple sports, and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Demonstrations and seminars will be given over the course of the weekend, with expo hours running from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday at the Saratoga City Center. Highlights include: a seminar on gluten-free living (Saturday); an introduction to back country skiing with Eric Schillinger of Adventure Ski & Bike (Saturday); a seminar on easy family-friendly Adirondack Adventures with author Diane Chase, featuring a slideshow of snowshoe & cross country skiing trails throughout the High Peaks region (Saturday); a seminar on healthy living & brain development by Kathy Johnson of the Brain Development Clinic (Sunday); a winter cross-training seminar for triathletes with USAT Level 1 Certified Triathlon Coach Kevin Crossman (Sunday); an indoor cycling class (new this year), also led by Kevin Crossman (Saturday & Sunday), and much more.

Also new to the Winter Expo this year is an indoor snowshoe running demo area, and cross-country skiing and biathlon target shooting activities.

Exhibitors include (keep in mind, this is a very abridged list): Alpine Sport Shop, Gore Mountain Ski Area, Stowe Mountain Resort, Whiteface Mountain Ski Area, NY Ski Racing Association, Albany Vegetarian Network, Studio Massage, SwissJust, Adirondack Mountain Club, Fountain Square Outfitters, Just Plain Good, Huff n Puff Home Improvement, Albany Running Exchange, Saratoga Snowshoe Races, Troy Turkey Trot, Silverleaf Resorts, Young Living Essential Oils, and Winter Raptor Fest (among many others).

If you’re traveling, the Adk Sports & Fitness Winter Expo is also offering special rates with area hotels, with rates that range from $109 to $149/night.

For more info on the Adk Sports & Fitness Winter Sports & Healthy Living Expo, visit http://www.adksports.com/taxonomy/term/7 .

Madeline Harrington is a Contributor to The Free George.

The Free George is the online magazine and visitors’ guide of Upstate NY, covering things from Albany to Lake Placid, including Saratoga, the Lake George region and the Adirondacks. Check out our City Blogs section for our extended coverage areas as well.

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