In the summer of 2016 Spring Valley parents voted to do the Fun Run in House instead of the traditional methods of hiring an outside company. This way we keep over 90% of our profits (compared to 52%).
Spring Valley recognizes that physical activity can have a major effect on students and staff. Exercise can affect your grades, your mood, your stress-levels, your weight and even your overall health. By holding a Fun Run, Spring Valley is making an effort to give students a consistent positive message about eating healthy plus running with friends is fun!
Did you know?
According to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, currently only one in three children are physically active every day. Furthermore, some children spend up to 7.5 hours a day in front of a screen (TV, videogames, computer). That’s a lot of screen time! It’s no wonder that obesity, diabetes and depression are becoming so common.
There is a simple solution exercise. Getting physically active gives you energy, improves your sleep, reduces your chances of getting sick, clears your mind, and prepares your mind and body for a long and healthy life.
The 3 most important aspects to healthy and active living are: