JuMMP Celebrates 2nd Year

JuMMP, a run/walk program for youth in grades 2-8, held a Rally Finale at the King Greenleaf Rec Center. The kids are trying to complete 26.2 miles equivalent to a marathon over a 23-week period and tracking their miles on a runner’s log.

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NBC4's Lindsay Czarniak helped celebrate the JuMMP Rally Finale at the Greenleaf Recreation Center.
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This is the second year for the program.
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JuMMP is a run/walk program for youth in grades 2-8.
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The kids are trying to complete 26.2 miles equivalent to a marathon over a 23-week period and tracking their miles on a runner’s log.
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Former Olympian Dominique Dawes was on hand to help cheer the kids on.
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Kids participated in a lot of fun events.
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Tug of War was one of their favorites.
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As well as being interviewed on TV!
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A women's football player was also on hand to share her experiences and sign autographs.
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And D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty spoke to the kids about how marathon running helps him in his daily life.
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