Alberta Medical Association

Alberta Medical Association

October 25, 2013 09:00 ET

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Youth Run Club Launch

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 25, 2013) - Kids will be running! Watch Belgravia school kids launch a new provincial initiative to get kids on their feet and moving. Find out how Alberta's doctors are involved.

The provincial launch of the AMA Youth Run Club will be held Friday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. at Belgravia School, Edmonton. The run club initiative, founded by the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) and Ever Active Schools (EAS), is an innovative partnership to support increased physical activity among Alberta children and youth.

What you'll see:

  • Belgravia students (K-6) will actively participate in an AMA Youth Run Club demo.
  • AMA President Dr. Allan S. Garbutt, EAS Director Brian Torrance, local physician/parent/run club champion Dr. Kimberley Kelly will be on hand and available for comment.

The AMA Youth Run Club is a new annual program held between September and June; it already supports over 200 schools (K-12) and counting across the province to offer a comprehensive, school-based-run program. The AMA Youth Run Club gives children and youth a chance to be physically active and learn about living healthy, active lifestyles.

Media availability details:

DATE: Friday, October 25
TIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Belgravia School, 11605 - 74 Avenue, Edmonton AB, T6G 0G1


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