KU athletes promote fitness to 3rd graders

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

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.