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Joy Juice 5k in DC this Weekend

Cool Dads and Cool Moms in the DC area, help Danny Allotta (@AlottaWays) and his non profit Joy Juice (@JoyJuiceOrg), which provides fashion makeovers to teens with cancer by joining them:

Saturday, April 30th at 9am for a 5k walk/jog fundraiser

at Hains Point, 1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC 20242.

Donation $30 – Receive a Joy Juice T-shirt
Donation $50 – Receive a Joy Juice T-shirt and a signed copy of Joy Juice, Alotta’s cancer memoir.
Watch this video to learn more about Joy Juice:

Also visit Joy Juice Website
Send all contributions via Pay Pal or Chase Quick Pay to JoyJuiceOrg@gmail.com. Don’t forget to tell them your T-shirt size.

Joy Juice 5k

Social Workout at SoulCycle was Rad

 

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Fit Fathers and DaddysCool launched its latest round of free Social Workouts on Saturday, May 30 at the new SoulCycle location in Bethesda, MD.  The energetic spin session brought over 50 ?Fit Fathers and Fit Moms to the hip cycling experience. It was the the first of four scheduled Social Workouts leading up to ?Fit Fathers Day on June 21. Actor Lamman Rucker showed up and all attendees received gift bags from Shoe City and City Sports including another complimentary SOULCYLE class.

To view more photos and testimonials  click here.

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DC Life Magazine Features 1CoolDadMe For Upcoming 5k

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When I ran the Race 4 Every Child 5k last year, in support of  Children’s National Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Foundation, I was hoping to inspire some dads to do the same. Special thanks to DC Life Magazine for the coverage, maybe it will excite folks about the run coming up in September.

#Race4EveryChild #DadsRule

Read more here. 

DC Area: Fit Fathers Day Sunday

Calling All Cool Dads, Male Role Models & Families

Come one, come all to a great free event in Downtown Silver Spring on Father’s Day. A celebration full of activities, fitness, prizes, and hot whips.

Sponsored by Mazda USA, The Washington Auto Show and Volkswagen USA + Shoe City, Whole Foods, Mens Health Network and Children’s National Medical Center

Fit Fathers Day is a call to wellness, fitness and fun Powered by
Fit Fatherswww.DaddysCool.com, My Majic 102.3FM & Powerful Beyond Measure Celebration

Father’s Day Sunday June 15th at 11:00 am!

Veterans Plaza –  1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910 (pavilion across from Majestic Movie Theater)

RSVP to get a chance to win special prizes:
http://fitfathersday.me/

Prizes include 5 pair Adidas sneakers (Shoe City), several Bose premium audio headphones, Legos, Mothers Car Care products

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Fit Fathers Day Features:
• A Social Workout led by Kimatni Rawlins and celebrity Nike fitness trainer Deanna Jeferson (will include 100+ families interacting socially and physically for Fit Fathers Day.

Car and Motorcycle Show
Mazda6, Mazda CX9, Volkswagen Beetle, 2015 Jaguar XJL, 2015 Cadillac Escalade, 2015 Kia K900, Audi RS7, Ford Mustang Rouch, Yamaha R1 and more on display! Presented by Auto Fit, Throttle Life and www.Automotiverhythms.com

Fitness competitions including basketball, hula hoop, jump rope, push ups and etc.

Demos/Perfomances
Capoeira

Greenbelt S.I.T.Y
http://www.greenbeltsitystars.org/

First Class Sports Academy
http://firstclasssportsacademy.wordpress.com/

Various Vendors

Healthier Food Trucks – Everlasting Life (Vegan Soul Food), Dolci Gelati, and Gourmet Delight

Healthy snacks courtesy of Whole Foods Silver Spring

• Hashtag your Fit Fathers Day photos with #FitFathersDay and #FitFathers on our on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Flickr pages for a chance to win Bose audio and Mothers car care prizes.

• Lead by example so your child becomes the example. Eat Clean, Stay Active & Continuously Energize Your Life!

Watch our PSA

#FitFathersDay #DadsRule #FitFathers

Looking for a a gift for dad? Purchase online or at the event #DadsRules T-shirts http://daddyscool.com/shop/

Help Fit Father Win PETA Competition

What do you get when you mix a Cool Dad that is a Fit Father with a vegan powered lifestyle?  PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door. Well that is, k and niaif you vote.  Calling all cool dads to vote or to get your woman to place your vote for our brother Kimatni Rawlins.  He even knows Nia Long (look->   that should be worth something LOL … A vote?

Seriously, Kimatni Rawlins is the founder of Fit Fathers and dad of two young girls. He works tirelessly to show families a healthier lifestyle. This message is really important for dads, as we need to be in our children’s lives as long as possible.

Kimatni has made it to the final round in PETA’s competition.  A win would allow him to expand the Fit Fathers message of health, fitness and overall wellness.

It literally takes 20 seconds.  VOTE for Kimatni.  #DadsRULE

Vote for your favorite vegan finalists now! All votes must be received by May 2, 2014, at 12 noon EDT, and don’t forget: We’ll be considering votes, enthusiasm, and attractiveness when deciding the winners. Two lucky winners (one male and one female) will each receive a free trip to Hawaii, courtesy of and donated by HumaneTrip.com.

 

 

Let’s Move! DC Today

Looking for something to do today? This morning from 10am to 2pm, come out to Deanwood Rec center in DC and bring the whole family for fun, games and activities.  It’s FREE!  Daddyscool will be at the Fit Fathers table, come by and say hello.

Let's Move DC

The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and the DC Head Start State Collaboration Office (DC- HSSCO), in partnership with Fit Kids-DC, are collaborating to celebrate First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative by hosting the first annual Let’s Move! DC – Children and Families Health Expo on Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. at the Deanwood Recreation Center, just across the street from the Deanwood Metro exit.

Come join the party for a day of:
• Music and Entertainment
• Prizes and Giveaways!
• Local farmer markets showcasing DC’s rich variety of food
• Health and fitness exhibits/activity station
• Free sports classes for the kids!
• Come work out the Washington Green Hawks, DC’s professional entertainment basketball team!
• MLS DC United will be there testing players soccer skills, giving away prizes, and raffling off game tickets!!
• NFL Play 60, US Tennis Association, and The President’s Challenge Program will all be there!
• Special appearance by Celebrity Chef Lauren Von Der Pool, personal Chef to Venus and Serena Williams. Giving away signed copies of her book “Eat Yourself Sexy!”
• Celebrating Champions for Children Awardees
• Children and parents can play in the Fit Kids-DC and Ruckus obstacle courses, fun zones, face painting, Zumba dancing, and much more!

Let’s Move! is leading a nationwide effort to combat childhood obesity and encourage healthy lifestyle choices by empowering families to put their children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. The initiative aims to inspire children to eat healthy foods and have at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, whether before, during, or after school. In addition, the DC public school system has become the first U.S. district to fully commit to the Let’s Move! Active Schools program. All 111 DC public schools have agreed to participate in the program.

For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/18tbzDT.

DC Race 4 Every Child Oct. 5

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My twins , now 7, were born premature and Children’s Medical Center was vital to their development.  Saturday, October 5th, we give back.  Calling Fathers, sons, daughters and families join DaddysCool and Fit Fathers for a 5k Race for Every Child.  The event will help fund specialized medical care, research into childhood diseases, and important wellness and preventive services to keep all children healthy through supporting Children’s National Medical Center.

DaddysCool will be out there running and included is a dash for kids 10 – Under, so the kids can be apart of it.  My son, Arin, one of the aforementioned preemies will be running.

Join the Hyundai Hope On Wheels team t for this high-profile DC-area family fun run/walk to raise awareness of Pediatric Cancer. Sign up today for the #Race4EveryChild 5K by joining our team. Please select “join a team” and choose “Hyundai Hope On Wheels” under the “corporate” menu. 


We are looking forward to seeing you out there!

For More Info

https://www.facebook.com/events/1401397990080375/

 

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