Imagym Kids Play and Fitness gets kids into running.
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Atlanta, Georgia—February 28, 2006—Imagym Kids Play and Fitness today announced their participation in NIKETOWN 5K, a certified 5K (3.1 miles) or NikeGO 1 Mile race to be run in Piedmont Park, Atlanta’s largest and most beloved city park, on Sunday, March 12 2006. The NikeGO 1 Mile is not timed and is encouraged for kids 12 and under and their parents, however both events are open to runners and walkers of all ability levels. The race will benefit physical activity among youth: 100% of the entry fees will be donated to local school Physical Education, play, and athletic programs.
Both the 5K and NikeGO 1 Mile events will begin and end in Piedmont Park near the Charles Allen Dr. Gate & 10th Street. The event is open to family and friends in this scenic setting.
“I am thrilled that Nike has invited Imagym Kids Play and Fitness to be part of this event,” said Carla Civita, an avid runner and President of Imagym. “It’s an honor to help in this event, to join this group of people who share a common purpose and are committed to increasing the participation of kids in physical activity to improve their lives.”
Imagym will be conducting a 5 minute warm-up at the starting line of NikeGO 1 Mile as well as performing fun and exciting Post-Race Activities. Stacy Davis, Imagym’s Club Director and sports enthusiast, is looking forward to the race. “We are delighted to be joining forces with Nike in supporting this great event,” said Davis. “This event underscores Imagym’s commitment to help children achieve a healthy lifestyle at an early age.”
To encourage preparation for the race, Nike is hosting the NIKETOWN Running Club especially for Kids at NIKETOWN, located in Phipps Plaza on Wednesdays March 1 and March 8 (6-7 p.m.) Kids will receive specialized running instruction just for kids as well as post-run fun, treats and free training logs. Led by NIKETOWN Running Club Leaders, kids can walk or run 1 or 3 miles with their parents or guardians.
To register for the NIKETOWN 5K race, please visit http://niketown5k.com/atlanta.
Nike Inc., based in Beaverton, OR, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., a leading designer and distributor of hockey equipment; Cole Haan®, which designs, markets and distributes fine dress and casual shoes and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.
Imagym Kids Play and Fitness is a fun and exciting club especially designed for kids 6 months to 12 years old. Located conveniently in the CityWalk shopping center in Sandy Springs, Ga., Imagym has been created to help children achieve a healthy lifestyle at an early age. The vibrant, playful club offers members a variety of basic and specialty classes, and state-of-the-art equipment scaled to fit children 6 years and older. To learn more about Imagym, call 404-843-3481 or visit its Web site at http://www.imagymkids.com.
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