Navigation Links
Onlineshoes.com and Saucony Host Tweet-a-Thon for Kids' Health
Date:6/22/2010

Tweet your support to benefit Saucony’s Run for Good charity and reverse the devastating effects of childhood obesity.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2010 -- Onlineshoes.com is committed to helping Saucony shine the spotlight on one of the biggest health issues facing kids today: Childhood obesity. How? One tweet at a time. Read on to see how you can raise awareness and reduce this threat to children.

To get the word out about this national childhood crisis, Onlineshoes.com is hosting a Tweet-a-Thon starting June 22. For every tweet posted by July 5, Onlineshoes.com will donate $1 to the Run for Good Program, for a maximum donation of up to $500 in total. Just by copying the following message in its entirety—'@Onlineshoes_com #Saucony A child’s life expectancy is now shorter than ours. Run For Good & end childhood obesity. http://bit.ly/RunForGood'—Twitter users can help ensure a healthy and bright future for our children.

A subsidiary of The Stride Rite Corporation, Saucony is one of the leading makers of performance athletic footwear and apparel with its widely recognized brands, including Saucony and Saucony Originals. They’re known for inspiring runners with their high-performance Saucony running shoes. The Saucony Hurricane line, such as the Saucony ProGrid Hurricane 12 has been a popular favorite among runners looking for a plush ride with premium cushioning and stability. And of course, for those everyday trainers who want to stay motivated, the Saucony ProGrid Guide 3 is the perfect choice to fuel a runner’s passion.

But now with so much at stake, Saucony shoes are inspiring kids to run as well. Lack of physical activity and poor dietary habits have raised obesity and other health concerns to pandemic levels in children throughout many developed nations around the world. For the first time in 100 years, a child’s life expectancy is shorter than our own. But to make matters worse, this is not a problem that kids will outgrow: Four out of five obese adolescents will carry that weight and the accompanying health problems into adulthood.

That’s why the Run for Good Program, a grant program to encourage active and healthy lifestyles in children, was created by Saucony to financially support community-based organizations that are fighting a tough battle to reverse these trends. The benefits of running go far beyond strong legs and healthy hearts. Research shows that running can also help kids get better grades, handle stress more effectively and diminish childhood obesity.

Saucony has a passion to get people running with their Saucony running shoes, and with this great and critical program, they can start them on the track to wellness when they most need it. For more information on how to join the Tweet-a-Thon or get the word out, visit the Onlineshoes blog.

“Saucony has always been a huge inspiration to us when it comes to running and motivating athletes young and old to live a healthy lifestyle. We’re honored to spread the word and the joy of running with our Run for Good Tweet-a-thon and to help Saucony get even a few steps closer to the finish line of this worthwhile cause,” remarked Lora Sherod, Onlineshoes.com Buyer.


About Onlineshoes.com: Established in 1996, Onlineshoes.com is the nation's first online shoe retailer. With a history that began decades ago in a family-owned corner shoe store, the company is committed to delivering exceptional value and service. Onlineshoes.com offers the latest high-quality footwear for men, women and kids with more than 240,000 shoe and apparel choices from more than 200 name brands, as well as a wide selection of bags and accessories. Customers are entitled to a 110-percent price guarantee, a 365-day return policy, and free shipping and exchanges on most orders. For more information, visit www.onlineshoes.com.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/06/prweb4170504.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Onlineshoes.com and Teva Pair Up for $2,000 Gear Giveaway May 25-June 7
2. The Bachelor's Molly Malaney Blogs About Honeymoon at Onlineshoes.com
3. Onlineshoes.com and Cushe Team Up to Offer Men and Women Shoes for Casual Living
4. Kids' Lunchboxes Go Bento for Easy Back to School Lunch Making, Thanks to Laptop Lunches
5. 'Animals' Keep Germs Away From Kids' Toothbrushes
6. 20 Years of Good Digestion: Flora Source by Nutri-Health Reaches a Probiotic Milestone
7. Country action is needed for maternal and child health in Africa
8. Full reproductive and sexual health rights essential for maternal health goals
9. Electronic health records could give rise to more liability risk
10. Health IT Adoption Rates Drive Orion Health Continued Global Growth
11. DocGreet Guarantees More Time and Money to Doctors and Health Care Providers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The American Board of Family Medicine's ... President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his retirement. Dr. ... 2018 until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end of 2018. Upon assuming the role ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health and Nutrition Company, is announcing ... full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing CBD market by reducing the ... incorporated into liquid products, while reducing costs to end users. , The team of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Lori R. Somekh, founder of the Law Office of Somekh & Associates ... special needs planning attorneys. “Membership in ElderCounsel helps our office remain up to date ... elder law attorneys nationwide,” said Somekh. , ElderCounsel was founded by ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers care ... have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. ... for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” said ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some of ... their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed with ... 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... COPENHAGEN, Denmark , Oct. 2, 2017 The ... tool in the struggle to reverse the tide of prescription ... plan for regulating their medicine intake and stepping down their ... is set to launch in December 2017; the first 100,000 ... access. Learn more at http://www.rebound-solution.com/ ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... its MyDario product is expected to appear on The Dr. Oz Show ... Oz Show airs in your area: http://www.doctoroz.com/page/where-watch-dr-oz-show ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicked off ... The segment features ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest ... Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey ... notes that the medical device industry is in an ... device tax, the 2.3% excise tax on medical device ... they also want covered patients, increased visits and hospital ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: