Ninth Grade Center to host running/walking event Friday

Friday is National Run at Work Day. To celebrate, staff and students are invited to join in a runners/walkers day at 3:10 p.m. in the Ninth Grade Center gym,

We will meet in the NGC gym at 3:10 p.m. Our path will take us around the scenic Ben Davis Campus.

Here is some info about the Run @ Work Day:

On September 20, 2013 the Road Runners Club of America will promote the 8th Annual [email protected] Day and the 2nd Annual [email protected] Day, nationwide fitness efforts. Company-based wellness programs, human resources departments, running clubs, running events, running shoe stores, teachers, coaches parents, and individuals nationwide are encouraged to plan fun runs and walks around the country with their employers or at local schools.

The goal of [email protected] Day and [email protected] Day, presented by the Road Runners Club of America, is to encourage adults and children to get 30-minutes of exercise each day, in accordance with the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, either before work/school, during lunch, or immediately following work/school. [email protected] Day also encourages companies to help employees schedule time for physical activity. Incorporating exercise into one’s daily routine can markedly improve one’s overall physical health.