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Media Advisory: Washburn University to Host USD 501 Third Graders for Hy-Vee KidsFit Event

05/11/17 09:05 am CDT

WHAT: More than 1,000 third graders from Topeka Public Schools will converge on Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl on the Washburn University campus Friday, May 12. The students are participating in the annual Topeka Hy-Vee’s KidsFit event.

Note: Students who do not have permission to be on camera or photographed will be indicated on their name badge. The media cannot film or photograph these students for any reason.

WHEN: Friday, May 12, 2017, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

WHERE: Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl on the Washburn University campus

WHO: USD 501 third grade students, Hy-Vee representatives, Washburn University representatives

DETAILS: Hy-Vee KidsFit certified fitness trainer, Daira Driftmier, will lead the students in several large group exercises while teaching them about health, wellness and nutrition. During the event, students will also learn about Hy-Vee KidsFit, a website designed to help kids and families make health, exercise and nutrition priorities in their everyday lives. The KidsFit website promotes healthy lifestyles for kids and families through online video tutorials, fitness workbooks, Hy-Vee dietitian blogs and fun fitness challenges. The workouts and activities require no equipment or gym memberships, making it accessible year-round to people of all ages and skill levels.




Washburn University
Joy Bailes, (785) 670-2153
Assistant Director of University Relations
(785) 230-1648 (cell)

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