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Kids can get fit with Chiefs

NFL Play 60 slated June 30 at Gerlach Field

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

Children ages 7 to 14 will have the opportunity to visit and work out alongside Kansas City Chiefs employees, cheerleaders, alumni and mascot K.C. Wolf during the NFL Play 60 event, scheduled for 11 a.m. June 30 at Fort Leonard Wood’s Gerlach Field.

Jointly sponsored by the post, the Chiefs and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, the free event will encourage young participants to be active for 60 minutes, which  is the goal of the NFL Play 60  campaign.

“It’s an hour-long event,” explained Eli Wilson, FMWR Community Activities manager. “Basically, participants will come in and do a stretch and warm-up session. Then they can go to different stations — they have about 10 different activities that kids can take part in.”
 
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