SALINAS, Calif.- The Big Sur International Marathon is partnering with the Monterey County Office of Education to try and get children in shape.
According to a news release, the Marathon and the Office of Education will present a free, award winning youth fitness program called "JUST RUN®." All elementary teachers, administrators and interested parents are welcome to attend the one-hour informational session on Tues., Jan. 31, 2012 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the MCOE offices located at 901 Blanco Circle in Salinas. Refreshments will be provided.
The goal of the JUST RUN program is to promote healthy lifestyles while combating childhood obesity and its related illnesses. Many local schools are participating in JUST RUN and have posted higher academic and fitness scores.
“JUST RUN is easy to implement and is an excellent solution for teachers seeking to provide free, quality physical activity for their students.