The event was to show kids how they can get exercise while they play. Eric A. Yancy, M.D., MHS chief medical officer and practicing pediatrician, also spoke to the students about health and the importance of staying active.
"We have a tremendous concern in this country concerning a lot of things, said Dr. Yancy. "If we can get moving, we can really help them out. We don't want it to be work. We just want to show them that they can have fun, exercise for an hour, and just have fun doing it."
Educational books, healthy materials, and prizes were also given out to the students.