SOURCE: Extra Space Storage Inc.

Extra Space Storage Inc.

April 29, 2011 17:51 ET

Extra Space Storage® of Fort Lauderdale Partners With the Playground Gym for Strongman Challenge

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 29, 2011) - Extra Space Storage of Fort Lauderdale is partnering with the Playground Gym CrossFit Fort Lauderdale to host the 2011 Fort Lauderdale Strongman Challenge. The event will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2011, starting at 11 am at The Playground Gym located at 525 NW 1st Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301. There will be competitions for both men and women and events include the Tire Flip, the Farmers Walk/Atlas Stone, the Log Press, the Truck Pull and the Keg Carry. The Truck Pull event will feature an Extra Space Storage moving truck.

"It is always exciting when we have the opportunity to support a community event like this. We take great pride in being an active member of our local community and reinforce that through our partnership with The Playground Gym," Michael Pontillo, Extra Space Storage District Manager.

The Fort Lauderdale Extra Space Storage self-storage facility, located at 421 NW 1st Avenue, is committed to customer service, security, convenience and professionalism. It provides households and businesses with additional space to grow, transition or simply store their valued possessions for however long they need. The professionally managed Fort Lauderdale facility offers 484 storage units for short- or long-term lease, with units ranging in size from 25 to 1,000 square feet. The clean and well-lit units are accessible 365 days a year and feature state-of-the-art security, including 24-hour video surveillance. Fort Lauderdale Extra Space Storage office hours are Monday-Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

About The Playground Gym
The Playground Gym CrossFit Fort Lauderdale is the Southeast region's premiere hardcore strength building organization with deep roots in multiple disciplines of fitness. The focus of The Playground Gym is directed on transforming athletes who are looking for the next level in physical fitness as well as those aiming to reach their maximum strength potential. The 6000 sq. ft. facility is centrally located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is home to athletes of all walks of life including service personnel, military, professional athletes, MMA fighters, doctors, lawyers, and the average Joe.

About Extra Space Storage Inc.
Extra Space Storage Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and/or operates 832 self-storage properties in 34 states and Washington, D.C. The company's properties comprise approximately 550,000 units and more than 60 million square feet of rentable storage space offering customers conveniently located and secure storage solutions, including boat storage, RV storage and business storage. Extra Space Storage is the second-largest owner and/or operator of self-storage properties and is the largest self-storage management company in the United States. For more information, visit

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