District 1 Atlanta
FitWit Field Day - Saturday, April 28
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FitWit Field Day is a fun filled day of old school field day activities mixed with some newer games and a few surprises. Think banana relay, dizzy bat races, and tug-o-war. Teams of 6- 8 compete in a series of challenges. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning teams.
ATLANTA, GA- On Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, the FitWit Foundation will host the inaugural FitWit Field Day at Maynard Jackson High School located at 801 Glenwood Avenue.
This inaugural field day is sure to be an exciting time with an incredible line up of activities for both beginners and experienced athletes including:
· Dizzy bat
· Wheelbarrow/bear crawl/crab walk/inch worm banana relay
· Sponge relay
· 100 yard shuttle dash
· Kettlebell carry
· Flip cup
· Tug of war
· Obstacle course
“We encourage everyone to come out and represent your neighborhood, business, university or gym in a day of old school field day favorites, as well as some new school games that will be fun for everyone,” said Ben Thoele, president of the FitWit Foundation. “While having a blast, you will be raising money The FitWit Foundation, an organization that fights childhood obesity through after-school exercise programs as well as nutritional education.”
WHAT: FitWit Field Day is a fun filled day of old school field day activities mixed with some newer games and a few surprises. Think banana relay, dizzy bat races, and tug-o-war. Teams of 6- 8 compete in a series of challenges. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning teams.
All proceeds from FitWit Field Day go to the FitWit Foundation and Maynard Jackson High School.
WHERE: Maynard Jackson High School
801 Glenwood Ave SE
Atlanta GA 30316
Located just 4 miles east of downtown Atlanta south of I-20.
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 8:30 a.m. -12:00 noon
8:30 - Team check-in
9:00 - Captains briefing
9:15 - FitWit warm up
9:30 - First half events start
10:00 - Second half events start
10:45 - Tug of war
11:15 - Final obstacle course starts
11:30 - Events end
11:45 - Awards ceremony
12:00 - After party starts at Matador Mexican Cantina
REGISTRATION: $250 registration fee for a team of 6-8 people. Registration is open until April 9 at
For more additional information on FitWit Field Day registration and sponsorship, please visit
About The FitWit Foundation:
Established in 2005, the FitWit Foundation is dedicated to empowering young people to live healthy and successful lives through personal fitness training and academic tutoring. For more information, visit the FitWit Foundation at
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801 Glenwood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
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