Juniorthon, KidZania encourage children to take up active lifestyle
Juniorthon, India's largest under 15 marathon for kids in association with KidZania hosted a complimentary endurance training for children to inculcate the importance of active lifestyle. Over 40 kids participated in the bootcamp and a mini marathon organized at KidZania. The objective of the bootcamp was to seed the habit of running through Fun and Fitness Games & a Mini Run.
The training was specially designed for kids and would work on building their conditioning, pacing, endurance and mindset in a fun way, conducted by Kleinetics – Training Partner of Mumbai Juniorthon 2019.
"Childhood obesity is growing amongst urban kids due to sedentary lifestyle. There is an urgent need to motivate children and parents to indulge in outdoor play through simple fun filled activities. Running being the simplest form of exercise can be a family activity. More than 40 kids at kidzania today were trained on endurance training that helps children develop balance, active mind and physical stamina" added Founder Bhavna Mehta
Juniorthon is supported by actress Jacqueline Fernandez who mentioned “I try to hopefully inspire people as much as I can when it comes to eating right and healthy living. I know that we do have a large influence on teenagers and youth, so it’s important for celebrities to be a good example. I wish all the best to all the kids who decide take up active lifestyle and participate in the upcoming Mumbai Juniorthon”.
Juniorthon 2019 is all set to flag off on December 1, 2019 at Bandra BKC grounds, Mumbai.