Harlem Middle School Students Getting Fit, One Step At A Time

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 05/15 2014 11:50AM

Updated 05/15 2014 11:57AM

MACHESNEY PARK - Stateline teens lace up their sneakers for an on-hand lesson in life fitness.

Students from Harlem Middle School hit the oval track for 24 hour "Fit 4 Life" Walk and Run.  It's part of a three day event promoting the importance of fitness in everyday life.

Organizers say it's a way to instill healthy habits at an early age.

"We just want to keep making the kids aware of how important fitness is and how much it's a priority with nutrition in their life to be healthy" says Heidi Harris.

Fit 4 Life continues later this week with Zumba and spin classes, as well as a stress reduction seminar.

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