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New Balance Fitness Challenge a hit thanks to Curtis Granderson

On a beautiful day in Brooklyn New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson launched the New Balance Fitness Challenge , at PS 9 the Teunis G. Bergen School, in Brooklyn on Friday.

The New Balance Fitness Challenge is a Six Week youth fitness program that will help promote healthy lifestyles.  This challenge will engage in recess activities and appropriate competition that follow the guidelines of the Playworks’ FitKid Curriculum.

Both Playworks and New Balance are two essential partners to this program, as both have been known for their positive influence in the community.

Play works is the leading National nonprofit origination that leverages the power of play before, during and after school to transform children’s physical and emotional health.

As for New Balance they have focused their brand on one that athletes can be proud to wear. They have also made a huge positive impact via the New Balance Foundation.

Granderson, who was the co-founder of the New Balance Fitness Challenge, also founded the Grand Kids Foundation in 2007. The current New York Mets Outfielder has always been passionate about promoting positive youth development.

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following photo gallery and videos from the New Balance Fitness program event:

PHOTO GALLERY:

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VIDEOS:

Sights from the New Balance Fitness Challenge program:

Interview with Mets Outfielder Curtis Granderson:

Interview with Kim McCall Executive Director of Playworks:

For more information on both the New Balance Fitness Challenge and the Curtis Granderson foundation fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

http://www.thegrandkidsfoundation.org

For more information on Playworks fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

http://www.playworks.org

For more information on New Balance fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

http://www.newbalance.com

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