Ogden’s Mountain to Metro Games Celebrate Outdoor
Recreation and Encourage the Community to “Get out and Live”
Ogden, Utah (Sept 17, 2008) – GOAL Foundation invites the public to “Get Out And Live” with the fourth annual Mountain to Metro Games on Fri. and Sat., September 26 and 27, 2008. The two-day outdoor recreation and family celebration will offer a variety of activities for all ages including free concerts, street demos and performers, Historic 25th Street food and beverage garden, adult and children bike races and trail runs, fly fishing demos, adventure film screenings and much more.
“We would like to invite the community to attend the Mountain to Metro festivities and help us celebrate summer’s end with activities and competitions on the mountain and in the city,” said Jennifer Stockard, Executive Director of the GOAL Foundation. “We want to encourage everyone to Get Out And Live. No matter what season, take advantage of the many outdoor activities Utah has to offer.”
The first weekend of fall kicks-off on Friday evening with a free screening of the “Best of Fest” from the High Adventure Film Festival at the Ogden Amphitheatre. Live demos of snakeboards and Kahuna longboards, music, food, giveaways and urban cross bike races in the park will start the weekend momentum.
On Saturday, Historic 25th Street will close to traffic and will be alive all day with outdoor live music, street performers, exhibitions, athletic events as well as free family activities. The public will enjoy Historic 25th Street’s flower-filled food and beverage garden featuring the downtown’s best cuisine and brews. During the day, six bands will provide free concerts on two stages including School of Rock. That evening, the Boston headliner “Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers” will provide a free concert on 25th Street to conclude the weekend.
Weekend highlights include:
- Big Kicker Ramp demos from BMX and Street boarders featuring Brinton Gunderson, eight time Streetboard World Champion. (www.streetboarding.com)
- Fly Fishing Demos
- Striders7 Trail Run
- Bingham Cyclery Bike Criterium
- “Show us your Rack” Gear Swap
- Kid’s bike and running races
- Anti-gravity Utah Performing Arial Assault Trampoline Demo with two Olympic trampolines and athletes doing flips, spins and stunts 20 ft. in the air.
- Concerts from six bands including Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers
For more information, visit www.goalfoundation.com or call Anne Williams at 801-458-3837.