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6th annual Kiddie Olympics will be held at Hallford Stadium on May 3rd | Sports & Recreation

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6th annual Kiddie Olympics will be held at Hallford Stadium on May 3rd
6th annual Kiddie Olympics will be held at Hallford Stadium on May 3rd

The annual Kiddie Olympics will be held at Hallford Stadium, Decatur, Georgia on May 3, 2012 from 9am until 2pm. Over 40-50 child care facilities with over 3,000 pre-k students, teachers and parents, ages 3-5 from metro-Atlanta will engage in healthy competition to earn prizes and learn the importance of exercise and good physical fitness.

In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative to end childhood obesity within a generation, The Kiddie Olympics and one of its partners, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is challenging Americans of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to achieve their PALA. PALA requires youth participants to engage in physical activity for 60 minutes, five days per week, for six out of eight weeks. All participants who complete the requirements will receive a PALA certificate of achievement signed by the co-chairs of the President’s Council, NFL quarterback Drew Brees and US Olympian Dominique Dawes. Children will compete in 5 main events: the 20 yard dash, pogo ball race, sack race, tricycle race and tug-of –war.