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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

KU athletes promote fitness to 3rd graders

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More than 20 Kansas University student athletes volunteered their time last Friday to help with Kansas Kids Fitness and Safety Day (KKFD), a statewide event held every year in May. The event, which was held on Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium, focused on increasing physical activity and safety awareness among third-grade students in Kansas.

“By learning that exercise can be fun at an early age, they have a good opportunity to develop the habits now that will lead to good health in the future,” KU freshman basketball player Tyshawn Taylor said.

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