PITTSBURG (KCBS)— Hundreds of kids enjoying their summer vacation showed up in Pittsburg Friday for an event that promoted exercise and good nutrition and to target childhood obesity.
Children of all ages converged on Buchanan Park in 80-degree weather to mark the start of Pittsburg Unified School District’s “Summer Challenge” program.
10-year-old Gabriel Garcia said he likes the carbs.
“I eat pizza and for breakfast I eat cereal,” he said. As far as getting his share of fruits in, Garcia said he enjoys mango and kiwi.
Tuline Baykal of Bay Area Power Play said they really want children to remain active over the summer months.