Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge Media Day March 10
PHOENIX, March 5 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: The 2009 Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge is coming to Phoenix on March 14. A Media Day will be held Tuesday, March 10 at 10:00am or by Appointment. Navy SEALs will demonstrate the demanding exercises required in their training and will be available for interviews to discuss fitness, health and wellness. WHEN & Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge Media Day WHERE Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM (MT) Arizona State University (ASU) Campus News Conference to be held in the Student Recreation Complex (SRC) Poolside at the SRC 400 E. Apache Boulevard, Tempe, AZ SUMMARY: Men and women ages 13 and up will have the unique opportunity of testing their personal fitness levels against members of the elite Navy SEAL community. The Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge consists of a 500-yard swim, push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups and 1.5-mile run. The Fitness Challenge is an athletic competition with an overriding goal of promoting physical fitness and increasing awareness of SEALs and Navy Special Warfare/Special Operations communities. The Fitness Challenge is identical in nature to the Navy SEAL Physical Screening Test; the test SEAL candidates must pass in order to get into the rigorous training program. The Fitness Challenge kicked off in Boston in 2007 and continued in 2008 in San Antonio, Los Angeles, Dearborn, MI, Chicago, and Atlanta. The public Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge event will take place on Saturday, March 14 at ASU. To learn more about the event and to pre-register please visit www.sealfitnesschallenge.com. Registration is free. ATTENTION Members of the media are encouraged to participate -- MEDIA: seriously or for fun -- on Media Day March 10 or at the March 14 event. The Phoenix Police Department will perform Physical Training (PT) with the SEALs on March 12 at 1:00pm and 2:30pm at the Phoenix Police Academy. The Phoenix Firefighters "challenged the SEALs" to participate in their PT training in full fire gear -- the SEALs accepted the challenge. This will occur on March 13 at 8:00am and 9:30am at the Phoenix Fire Training Academy. Media are invited to attend and participate in both days of PT.
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