"ROC SweatFest" returns to Rochester to raise money for a good cause

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – A festival that drives a healthy lifestyle and gives back to the community returns to Rochester next weekend.

“Roc SweatFest" is in a way, exactly what it sounds like. Organizers say it’s a call to action. To remove barriers keeping people from integrating exercise into their daily lives.

Next Sunday, July 17th, you’re invited to come to work out for a great cause. The community can sign up for multiple classes, or just one.

“This year we have four sweat sessions and in each session, we have anywhere from five to six different classes. We’re running them for 30 minutes so it’s a nice little sample of classes," said Ashley Russ of "Roc SweatFest."

The kick-off group stretch starts at 8:30-am at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. You can buy tickets here.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Bivona Child Advocacy Center.