CDM Mind and Body 5K Health and Fitness Event 2015

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May 23rd event challenges participants and promotes health awareness. $500 first place prize for 5K race; free vision screenings for kids.

The fourth annual CDM Mind and Body 5K health and fitness event, hosted by Christ Deliverance Ministry and set for May 23, 2015, challenges St. Louisans to implement lifestyle change with a 5K race through midtown’s historic Grand Center, challenge themselves to a butt-kicking boot camp, and learn about leading their best life through healthy living seminars.

When: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Where: Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School. 701 North Spring Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
Time: Check-in begins at 7 a.m.; race shotgun at 8 a.m.
Registration: $30 for 5K race; all other events are free and open to public


  • Briant K. Mitchell of BKM Boot Camp leads the 5K and fitness challenge
  • Healthy living seminar hosted by KSDK NewsChannel 5’s Nichole Berlie
  • St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders photo opportunities
  • $500 prize to the first place finisher registered for the race
  • Breakfast to kick off the 5k provided by Whole Foods Market® -Galleria        
  • Free health screenings from DePaul Hospital

"Christ Deliverance Ministry is dedicated to fighting obesity,” said Cynthia Ringo, pastor of Christ Deliverance Ministry. “With continual health awareness, in addition to ongoing education about exercise and proper healthy eating habits, we can make dramatic changes in people's lives. We hope to capitalize on our mission to transform the St. Louis community by inspiring, leading and supporting those who are changing their lives by getting healthy with Mind and Body this year and for years to come.”

This year, Mind and Body proudly announces a healthy breakfast to kick off the 5k provided by Whole Foods Market. Following the race, Whole Foods Market will provide a nutritious breakfast for those registered for the 5K. Mind and Body will also feature a youth fun run and various vendors spotlighting healthy lifestyle choices.Representatives from DePaul Hospital, a sponsor of Mind and Body, will be on hand offering free health screenings, such as cholesterol checks.

About CDM Mind and Body
In 2010, members of the CDM congregation, led by Pastor Cynthia Ringo, made it their mission to help one another achieve their goals of getting healthy and losing weight. To accomplish this, Pastor Ringo held seminars and workshops, and the group participated in boot camp classes led by Briant K. Mitchell at BKM Boot Camp. What transpired over the next few years was awe-inspiring: With the support of each other, the 16 members of the boot camp group lost more than 600 pounds … and counting.

After witnessing the success of her boot camp group (and experiencing weight loss herself), Pastor Ringo wanted to challenge St. Louis to get healthy as well. With the help of her son, Tommie Jr., Mind and Body was created to instill lifestyle changes within the community.

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CDM Mind & Body

About Christ Deliverance Ministry
Christ Deliverance Ministry was founded by Pastor Tommie Ringo in 1976. Overseer Ringo and his co-pastor, Elder Cynthia Ringo, actively support the community by organizing outreach events that showcase their ongoing commitment to the well-being of St. Louisans. In addition to Mind and Body, Pastor and Elder Ringo have also hosted CDM’s annual Back 2 School Rally, which provides school supplies to hundreds of area youth.

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