Olympic athletes to lead Run Jump Throw Experience in Conway - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Olympic athletes to lead Run Jump Throw Experience in Conway

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Two Olympic athletes are coming to Conway to host the Run Jump Throw Experience, a hands-on learning program partnered with Subway that gets kids excited about physical activity by introducing them to basic running, jumping and throwing skills through track and field.

Olympic athletes Jackie Joyner Kersee and Amber Campbell will lead the event at 166 University Boulevard at Coastal Carolina University on Monday at 8:45 a.m.

This year, more than 60,000 children took the Fit For Life Challenge. 

Copyright 2014 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • 5 dead after car flips in Border Patrol chase in TX

    5 dead after car flips in Border Patrol chase in TX

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:43:51 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:43:51 GMT
    Images from the scene appeared to show a large four-door SUV-style car badly wrecked in the middle of the road.  (Source: KABB/WOAI/CNN)Images from the scene appeared to show a large four-door SUV-style car badly wrecked in the middle of the road.  (Source: KABB/WOAI/CNN)

    It was unclear why law enforcement began chasing the vehicle, though a local sheriff said it was the result of "good police work."

    More >>

    It was unclear why law enforcement began chasing the vehicle, though a local sheriff said it was the result of "good police work."

    More >>
  • Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant

    Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:59:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:41:46 GMT
    (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP). Two 464-foot-tall cooling towers of the St. Johns River Power Park on Jacksonville, Florida's Northside are simultaneously imploded Saturday, June 16, 2018, as part of the demolition of the now closed coal fir...(Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP). Two 464-foot-tall cooling towers of the St. Johns River Power Park on Jacksonville, Florida's Northside are simultaneously imploded Saturday, June 16, 2018, as part of the demolition of the now closed coal fir...

    Two cooling towers - both well over the length of a football field - came tumbling down in seconds Saturday in Florida as part of an effort to dismantle a power plant.

    More >>

    Two cooling towers - both well over the length of a football field - came tumbling down in seconds Saturday in Florida as part of an effort to dismantle a power plant.

    More >>
  • Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:49:42 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:40:45 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    More >>

    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly