On Saturday August 14, 2010 an army of green clad fitness oriented people will gather at Colorado and Ocean to begin a 6 mile interactive walk promoting youth fitness. They will yoga, lunge, eat, sweat and dance their way through town with the help of sponsors and fitness celebrities!
With today’s kids being called the “least physically active” generation to date, KooDooZ Corporation and O2 MAX Fitness are asking families to take ownership of the childhood obesity epidemic with their participation in the third annual Tour de Fitness (TDF). T-Shirt Sales will also go to benefit the Santa Monica-Malibu School District's Ed Foundation benefiting the SOS campaign.
Presented by Accusplit and hosted by Nickelodeon’
“We are equally excited to announce the partnership with The City of Santa Monica’s Buy Local program, the Bayside District and the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce,” said Lee Fox, founder of KooDooZ, a cause-based social networking site for kids. “Community partnerships are so important especially when you’re asking families to adopt positive behavioral and social change.” This year’s Tour De Fitness is part of a Passport to Wellness designed to raise awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of choosing local first.
The day begins at 9 AM with Yoga at Colorado and Ocean Ave. by the Santa Monica Pier, followed by Stroller Strides Workout! , Scavenger Hunt (Farmer's Market), Derby Girl Work Out (Reed Park, 7th and California Ave), Whole Foods Lunch with special activities hosted by Murad and EcoUsable! Autographs with Daniella Monet (Santa Monica Public Library), Dion Jackson Pumps It Up (Colorado and Ocean Ave. by the Pier), Stamina w/ Accusplit and meet Mr. Pedometer! (Colorado and Ocean Ave. by the Pier), Mahatma's "Spin the Wheel" Extravaganza!
Brand sponsors Accusplit, Murad, Cabo Chips, K-Swiss , EcoUsable , Dance Doctor , Natural High Lifestyle, United Studios of Self Defense, Accusplit , PAINT:LAB and NAPSAC will also afford participants new health experiences.
TDF registration is required:
About Tour De Fitness:
Tour de Fitness began as a local guerilla marketing campaign to raise awareness on youth fitness. Tour de Fitness has received several awards and recognitions to date: Best Guerilla Marketing Tactic by USC, a presenter at the annual IDEA Fitness convention, as well as a nomination for the best event from the Governor’s Fitness Council. TDF has grown to include the community and business at large as a community rallies to spread the importance of youth fitness.
About KooDooZ® Corporation:
KooDooZ ("Kü - Düz") is a "cause-based"
About O2 MAX Fitness Incorporated:
O2 MAX Fitness is a youth fitness & media company offering personalized fitness programs tailored around life events and transitions like prom and college. Programs include MAX U (for college students), MAX HIGH (for high school students), MAX Studio (for those close to the Santa Monica studio), MAX Family (for the entire family, ages 2 and above) and MAX Racing (for those in training for charity walks, recreational races, 100 mile bike races and competitive triathlons). For more information, please see www.o2maxfitness.com
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A youth fitness media company whose mission is to make fitness cool & fun through social media & programs such as prom shape-up, beat the freshman 15 and its Family Fitness Program which offers families ways to stay active together.