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Hundreds of Philly Kids to Battle Obesity at ING KiDS ROCK

Summary: 
  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

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  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

Focus on Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK LA

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  • 1,500 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Former Lakers great AC Green, WNBA legend Ruthie Bolton and Sparky, the LA Sparks mascot, join ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein and celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso to celebrate runners

 

Fight Against Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK

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  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • More than 700 local kids to participate in fun run on Thursday, Sept. 13
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, motivate children on race day

(3BL Media) Septeber 6, 2012 - For hundreds of Philadelphia children, the first step toward a healthy future takes place at the start line of their very own marathon at ING KiDS ROCK, where they learn physical fitness can be a fun part of their day.

ING Run For Something Better® Impacting Children’s Health, Fitness Nationwide Since 2003

Cumulative Report Provides Facts, Figures, Testimonials
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ING Run For Something Better® is helping to combat childhood obesity and getting kids on the road to healthier lifestyles. Check out our latest cumulative report that provides all the facts and figures, including testimonials.

 

Thousands of Kids Complete ‘Fun Run’ at ING KiDS ROCK San Diego

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Imagine thousands of anxious, screaming kids amid the backdrop of Sea World. That was the scene Saturday, June 2, 2012, for ING KiDS ROCK San Diego. Kids in grades K–7 participated in a one-mile, non-timed, non-competitive “fun run” to combat childhood obesity. They became “marathon finishers” by completing 25.2 miles of a 26.2-mile marathon at their own pace in the weeks before the event with guidance from parents or teachers using the Official ING Run For Something Better® Training Guide.

1,600 Kids to Run for Their Health at ING KiDS ROCK San Diego

Summary: 
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Kids race taking place Saturday, June 2, at SeaWorld parking lot
  • Dr. Andy Baldwin and Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day
Press Release
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Kids race taking place Saturday, June 2, at SeaWorld parking lot
  • Dr. Andy Baldwin and Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day

Over 7,000 kids Committed to Fitness at ING KiDS ROCK Nashville

We’re a little bit country and a little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll
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A record 7,125 kids crossed the same finish line as adults who ran the Country Music Marathon and Half Marathon when they participated in the ING KiDS ROCK Nashville on Friday, April 27 at LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. This was a huge increase from the 4,700 kids who participated in the event last year, making it one of the largest kids’ races in the country.

7,000 Kids Run for Their Health at ING KiDS ROCK Nashville

Summary: 
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Sold-out kids race Saturday, April 27, at LP Field
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day
Press Release
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Sold-out kids race Saturday, April 27, at LP Field
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day

ING KiDS ROCK Gets Kids Running in Dallas

What does Dallas have to offer besides Tony Romo and the Cowboys?
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Screaming kids and a pop-punk rock alternative music group set the stage for ING Kids Rock Dallas on Saturday, March 24, at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. Nearly 800 kids in grades K–7 became “marathon finishers,” completing a cumulative marathon training program of 25.2 miles in the weeks leading up to race day. On race day, the kids felt a huge sense of accomplishment as they crossed the finish line. They received a medal, T-shirt and goodie bag.

ING KiDS ROCK Gets D.C. Kids on Road to Healthier Lifestyle

A Little Rain Couldn't Stop Them From Running
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Guess what? Kids love running in the rain just as much as they love playing in the snow! It was evident at ING KiDS ROCK D.C. on Friday, March 16, at the D.C. Armory’s Parking Lot 6. The rain couldn’t stop nearly 800 kids in grades K-7 from running their final one mile. “It’s awesome that these kids can boast about being ‘marathoners’ — not something a lot of adults can claim,” said Dr. Andy Baldwin, U.S. Navy physician and ING KiDS ROCK and ING Run For Something Better® ambassador.

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