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Out and about in the local community
Out and about in the local community
Best Dam 5K 2021
2021 Best Dam 5K Run/Walk raised enough funds to purchase a Gaga Ball Pit Court for community use in Downsville and the school students!
Virtual Best Dam Virtual Race
$1800 was raised and donated to Downsville Central School to purchase items needed to reopen fully for the school year with all the new Covid regulations.
Best Dam 5K 2018
Participants walked, ran and paddled to raise over $3500 was raised for the local youth sports!
Downsville Christmas Parade 2017
Always a great showing at this parade, was a beautiful snowy evening!
River Walk Fitness Trail
Located in Downsville, NY, this fitness trail has multiple exercise stations to enjoy your workout outside!
Best Dam 5K 2017
This year participants raised almost $3000 towards the construction of a fitness trail in Downsville.
Town of Colchester Streetscape 2017
Local businesses went above and beyond constructing covered bridges that were both beautiful and functional!
Fitness Challenge 2016
Member of Catskill Kettlebells participated in a 6 week challenge program that involved improving their adherence to a structured exercise and diet plan. The nutritional segment was taught by Dr. Mattson.
Downsville Christmas Parade 2016
This year Dr. Katie and Sarah Hood were the parade marshals representing the founding members of the Best Dam 5K.
Town of Colchester Streetscape 2016
Local businesses painted pedal cars for decorating along Main Street. The cars were later auctioned off to raise proceeds for street beautification projects in the town.
Best Dam 5K 2016
Funds were raised for the starting construction of a fitness trail in Downsville. A paddle race portion was added to the event this year!
Tactical Strength Challenge 2016
Tactical Strength Challenge 10/15
Catskill Kettlebells hosted a Strongfirst nationwide strength challenge on 10/31/15. Roger, Mabel and Dr. Katie judged almost 30 competitors and had 3 individuals finish in the top 3 of their class! Great job!
2015 Farm Olympics
Taste of the Catskills is a great local event in the Delhi, NY area that highlights all the great food, products and scenery that the Catskills have to offer. Dr. Katie was a major sponsor and partook in the Farm Olympics hosted by Catskill Kettlebells. The hay obstacle course was a hit for all young and old!
Best Dam 5K/10K Run*Walk*Paddle 2015
The 3rd annual Best Dam 5K/10K Run/Walk/Paddle was a success and is the only color run biathlon! Join us 10/2/16 for our next race!
All work and no play makes for an unbalanced life...Dr. Katie loves to play softball during the summer!
National Outdoor Day
Best Dam 5K, Head to Toe Fitness Studio and Dr. Katie donated a bike to be given away at the Town of Colchester's "Outdoor Day" celebration!
Superhero 3K/5K Scholarship Race
Dr. Mattson and co-founder Sarah Hood from Head to Toe Fitness Studio raised $300 in funds for a local scholarship for Delaware County students. This race was an obstacle course where everyone dressed up as their favorite Superhero!
Earth Day 2015
Town of Colchester's town-wide clean-up!
2015 Christmas Parade
Dr. Katie and Head to Toe Fitness Studio with some tongue in cheek this year ;-) Get your a$$ in shape for 2015!
Best Dam 5K Fundraiser 2014
Our annual race raised enough funds to purchase a ice skating rink free for all to use in Pepacton Park
Southern Tier AIDS Program
1st Annual Hot-Cross-Run in Binghamton, NY. We had a blast doing a mix of events that involved hot yoga, cross-fit style workout and a 1 mile dash!
Dirty Girl Mud Run 2014
This fun mud run sponsors the breast cancer community. Dr. Mattson got absolutely covered! Go pink!
Fly Creek Cider Mill Run 2014
This 5K/10K benefits the Big Buddy Program
Christmas Parade 2014
The 'running man' float for the Best Dam 5K with Dr. Mattson and the ladies from Head to Toe Fitness Studio, Sarah Hood and Nicole Goebel.
Dr. Mattson frequently presents topics on nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Stay updated on her website and facebook page for the next upcoming talk!
Best Dam 5K 2013
Our 1st annual benefit run! What an exciting day for us to see our hard work come to fruition! Join us for the 2014 race and check us out at bestdam5k.com.
Christmas Parade 2013
Poor Grandma :) We always have a great time as this parade in Downsville, there's always so many floats and its great to see the whole community involved!