Join the NCMS Alliance and physician families in support of the Get Fit NC 5K on December 4 in Wake Forest, NC. Increasing physical activity at home and at school plays a critical role in combating the epidemic of obesity; however, many programs lack the resources to introduce kids to the joys of exercise and lifelong fitness. As a result of the Get Fit NC 5K, physical education programs desperate for equipment have received help in the form of jump ropes, pedometers, exercise balls and much more.
Many of the schools receiving support are in communities where obesity rates are the highest and funds are most scarce. So far, the Get Fit NC 5K has reached more than 4,000 students in our state. Each participant and “phantom runner” will make a difference and help get equipment to physical education programs in need.
Be sure to register by November 26 to receive an official “Get Fit NC” shirt!