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All About the TC Kids Training Program!

posted on Fri, Feb 17 2017 3:05 pm by TCM Staff

We hear you're interested in the FREE Medtronic TC Kids Marathon training program, but not sure of exactly what that means. We're happy to tell you is as simple as it sounds. Sign up online and begin to train for your half mile, mile, two mile, or 5K race today! 

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NBC's Natalie Morales starts kids' shoes for charity

posted on Tue, Jan 3 2017 10:57 am by TCM Staff

Natalie Morales recently partnered with popular U.S. running shoe brand, Reebok, to create kids' shoes for charity! 

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Most Parents Believe Some Sugary Drinks Are Healthy Choices for Kids

posted on Fri, Mar 13 2015 9:37 am by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Despite public health messages about the importance of reducing consumption of sugary drinks, many parents believe that some drinks with high amounts of added sugar—especially fruit drinks, sports drinks and flavored water—are healthy options for children

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TCM Awarded 2013 Saucony Grant

posted on Mon, Apr 8 2013 12:12 pm by TCM Staff

The Medtronic TC Kids Marathon program was selected as a recipient of the Saucony Grant this year! The Saucony Run For Good Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. We are honored to have been selected as a recipient and are looking forward to improving the lives of children in the Twin Cities this year!

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

posted on Thu, Sep 6 2012 3:09 pm by Drew Brees, NFL Quarterback and Co-Chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and it also marks the start of the new school year for kids across America. The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is ramping up its efforts to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity and good nutrition, and is challenging each of us to help America's youth lead a healthier lifestyle.

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Celebrate the Summer Games at Your Local Lets Move! Olympic Fun Day

posted on Wed, Jul 18 2012 2:39 pm by President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

First Lady Michelle Obama is leading the U.S. Delegation to the 2012 Olympic Games and she’s calling on families around the country to support Team USA, not just by cheering on our athletes, but by getting active in their own communities.

Saturday, July 28th is the first day of the competition in London. We're calling on families around the country to join us by participating in “Olympics-inspired” Meetups in your towns or neighborhoods.

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Let's Move Kids Dinner

posted on Thu, Jun 14 2012 2:59 pm by Sandy Unger

Calling all kid chefs: Here is your chance to share your favorite delicious and nutritious lunch recipe with First Lady Michelle Obama.

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March is National Nutrition Month

posted on Thu, Mar 1 2012 1:48 pm by Sandy Unger

Today, March 1, marks the start of National Nutrition Month, a time for Americans to set healthy eating goals and develop lifelong habits that, along with regular physical activity, can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. 

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School Meals To Be More Nutritious

posted on Fri, Jan 27 2012 11:56 am by USDA

New nutrition standards for school meals, just set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, mean your child's school meals will:

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Worldwide Day of Play Sept 24

posted on Wed, Oct 12 2011 3:44 pm by Sandy Unger

First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit on Sept. 24 at Nickelodeon's annual Worldwide Day of Play (WWDOP) event, held for the first time ever this year in Washington, D.C., on the Ellipse. Nickelodeon estimates that upwards of 50,000 kids and families joined together for a full day of fun, entertainment and activities...

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