Newsletter Spring 2013

There has been tremendous excitement leading up to and during the World Fit Walk 2013. This year, we increased our numbers of schools by 33% reaching 81 schools with 32,580…

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Phoenix Report on World Fit 2013

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Report from KPNX-TV News (NBC) Phoenix on the 'World Fit' program to fight childhood obesity includes an interview with UnitedHealthcare's Kristen Hellmer. - March 7, 2013 5:47 AM

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Press Release: Goddard Middle School Joins National Movement to Fight Obesity

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World Fit Foundation

More Than 100 Schools Register for 3rd Annual Event to Combat Childhood Obesity

Littleton, CO (April 26, 2012) – Nearly 30,000 middle school students across the country, including many from Goddard Middle School, are participating this spring in the third annual World Fit Walk, a six-week program inspired by local Olympic, Paralympic, and other high-level athletes to help promote health and fitness.

Approximately 81 middle and elementary schools from around the country are slated to participate in this year’s event, boosting the total number of participating students to nearly 30,000. With Olympians, Paralympians and world-class athletes as guides, World Fit pairs the athletes with schools to inspire their students about the importance of health, fitness and the Olympic Values of excellence, friendship and respect. By providing a community-based school exercise initiative, World Fit is able to achieve its mission, while promoting Olympic Values worldwide. (more…)

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