First-Ever JUST RUN® Half Moon Bay 5K To Be Held As Part Of The Half Moon Bay International Marathon
Half Moon Bay, CA – The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that JUST RUN®, the organization focused on reaching out to schools to promote healthy lifestyles to children and youth originally founded by the Big Sur International Marathon organization, has opened a new chapter on the Coastside. Founded and sponsored by the HMBIM, the JUST RUN, Half Moon Bay Chapter is a free Web-based program designed to assist schools in promoting fitness and healthy lifestyles for children and youth. The program, which was designed by fitness and running experts, promotes running for children in the 2nd to 8th grades, encourages children to explore healthy eating habits and inspires good citizenship at school and at home.More
New Marathon Addition Geared for Children
Program encourages them to "Just Run"
The third Half Moon Bay International Marathon is just 11 days away, and this year’s race will inaugurate the “Just Run” 5-kilometer run in an effort to encourage fitness among local kids.
“Just Run” is a free Web-based program that combats the “alarming rise in childhood obesity” measured nationwide, according to the program’s website. Seventeen percent of California’s adolescents are considered obese, which is three times the rate experienced a generation ago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More