By now, you know that the Broccoli City team does more than just throw your favorite concerts. The non-profit organization is committed to educating and mobilizing millennials to build thriving urban communities. Through festivals, charity events, and educational movements, BC bridged a gap between fitness/ wellness and what’s cool. Yes, eating your veggies is cool. Along with their 2018 line up including fan favorites Cardi B, Miguel, and Migos, The group just opened their registration for the annual 5k Race and Fitness Day which is apart of the Broccoli City Weekend.
On April 21 at Anacostia Park, the race will benefit the Broccoli City Foundation which funds tons of volunteer opportunities available for students, kids, young and seasoned adults to get active in the community. These events range between clean ups, panels, the BC Conference and yes, the festival where you can also ChipN.
“In an effort to shift the culture towards health and wellness, the 5K and Fitness Day is a celebration of fitness and physical health for all ages and levels. Whether you want to run, walk or just cheer others on, this will be an event for all to feel welcome,”says Brandon McEachern, Founder of Broccoli City.
This year, Broccoli City will partner with Nike Running and their Choose Go campaign to help support and expand the ability to get the neighbors living in the District to move. “Nike Running been an invaluable partner to our organization. We share a commitment to improving the outcomes in our communities and are looking forward to continuing to work together to empower people to live healthier lives.” says McEachern.