Kiddie Olympics was founded in 2007 as an awareness event for
childhood obesity by Derrick and Catrenia McLendon in Atlanta,
Georgia. Derrick, a former Division 1 athlete and graduate of
the University of Tennessee and Catrenia an Administrator at
a technical college felt children under six were underserved
where fitness and nutrition was concerned.
up for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) challenge
today, and in six short weeks you’ll be more active, you’ll
start feeling better, and you can earn an award.
campaign launched against childhood obesity
First Lady Michelle Obama, community leaders, teachers, doctors, nurses,
moms and dads in a nationwide campaign to tackle the challenge of
childhood obesity. Click