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18 Jan 2015

Push Away The Screen: Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon 2015

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Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon

Fit Kids Playground Youth Triathlon Training Tips

We wanted you to be the first to know that we have opened up registration for this year’s Kids Triathlon. This event will take place on March 21, 2015 at Busch Gardens’ Adventure Island!

If you want a heads up on how awesome this youth sports event is, check out our recap of 2014 here.

Be sure to register early as prices increase February 1st.

To register, or find out additional information, please visit: http://www.tampabaykidstriathlon.com/

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Click here for tips on training for a youth triathlon.

06 May 2014

Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run Comes to Fit Kids Playground

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Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run Team Comes to Fit Kids Playground in Tampa Bay, Florida

4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 6th
Curtis Hixon Park
Tampa, Florida

International runners will pass the Torch at Fit Kids Playground on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Curtis Hixon Park.

A 12-member Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run team from 6 different countries left New York on April 19th and will be 4-months on the road running over 10,000 miles across the US, Mexico and Canada. Along the way the torch relay visits schools, youth organizations and local events to give everyone an opportunity to express their own wishes for peace. Millions of people in over 140 countries worldwide have participated in events with the Peace Run since 1987 as they strive to promote friendship and understanding among all.

Joining the team Today will be Cathy Oerter, wife of Olympian Al Oerter and co-founder of Art of the Olympians and Lesley Bush, gold-medalist in diving from the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Come hold the Peace Torch and run or walk as the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run team shares their experiences of harmony around the world and here at home.

For more information on todays events, please contact:
Marisa Langford
Founder, Fit Kids Playground
Marisa@FitKidsPlayground.com
813-785-8484

11 Oct 2013

Elmo Can’t Stop Singing! Sesame Street Live hits Tampa Bay!

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Can't Stop Singing

Can’t Stop Singing


Sesame Street Live is the hottest ticket on the street in Tampa Bay! November 1-2, Sesame Street Live will take over USF and preform “Can’t Stop Singing” where all your favorite characters will become under a spell because Elmo got a hold of Abby’s Cadabby’s magic wand and now they all can’t stop singing!!!

We love Sesame Street and hope your kids will enjoy the fun loving and educational characters live in person!

Tickets are on sale today for more cities all over the US and Canada and will be going fast! Enjoy the show!!!

11 Oct 2013

The PlaySmart Challenge: Kids, Brain and Brawn in Tampa Bay

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Playsmart's Brains and Brawn Kids Adventure Challenge

Playsmart’s Brains and Brawn Kids Adventure Challenge

We are so excited to see a new kind of adventure race! One that takes kids to use their brains on a higher level. PlaySmart, a national non-profit organization that provides athletic and academic opportunities to America’s youth, will host the 1st Annual “Brains and Brawn” Kids Adventure Challenge in Tampa Bay on November 10th, 2013 at Al Lopez Park. How much fun does this sound: climbs/slides, mud runs, slime tunnels, tire rolls, low crawl spaces, sprint races and other elements throughout the park will be what kids are challenged to achieve.

Team are encouraged to participate together to “think” about how to compete in these adventures. Have a really cool team name and gear? Could win you a prize! Healthy snacks will be provided by GoGo squeeZ. And of course, everyone who competes (ages 5-14) will receive a medal.

There is an early bird discount and honestly, it sounds like so much fun! Hope your fit kids are ready to push away the screen for a day of a REAL adventure!

Sign up today!

02 Sep 2013

Push Away The Screen with the Girl Scout Tagalong Trot and Thin Mint Sprint

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Many of you ask about fun runs for your fit kids! We love to keep you informed of such events. Often times they aren’t put infront of the parents that would love to register! If you have one coming up, please let us know!

In the meantime, check out what the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida has created! Looks like a super fun time for your fit kids to us! Details are below and you DO NOT need to be a Girl Scout (or a girl) to register and run. And bonus, it supports a really great cause!

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida’s Thin Mint Sprint and Tagalong Trot

Sept. 28, 2013, Safety Harbor Marina
110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor 34695

Click here to register

All runners, first-time racers, Girl Scouts, families and friends are invited to join us for the inaugural Thin Mint Sprint and Tagalong Trot! The event is expected to have over 500 participants from elite runners to walkers.

5K and 1 mile race events includes medals for all finishers and certificates for top finishers. Virtual race includes bib and race shirt. Proceeds from the event help support Girl Scouting! Rain or shine. No refunds. Click here for packet pickup locations!

ADDED BONUS! The top 50 male and top 50 female finishers of the 5k will receive a box of Girl Scout Cookies, compliments of FITniche!

Race Times:
8 a.m. Thin Mint Sprint 5K (no strollers please) – $25
9 a.m. Tagalong Trot 1 mile – $15

Price goes up on 9/22: $30 (5k) and $20 (1 mile). Race day: $35 (5K) and $25 (1mi)