Contest Winners Will Participate in First Ever “TRY-athlon” Event To Promote a Healthy Lifestyle
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 19, 2011 – Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters will celebrate and explore a world of flavor and fun at Disney Magic of Healthy Living – The Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort March 18-20, 2011.
The setting for the two-day event is World Showcase at Epcot where the “Healthy Living Champions” will participate in a one-of-a-kind “TRYathlon,”an imaginative, colorful and inspiring course around the “world” to discover new ways that “healthy” can be fun and easy.
The guests of honor for the weekend are winners of a national Disney Magic of Healthy Living essay contest. The youngsters shared their own fun ideas for leading healthier lifestyles at home, in school and in their communities. The essay contest is a key component of Disney Magic of Healthy Living, a multimedia initiative designed to partner with parents in their quest to raise happy and healthy kids.
The Magic of Healthy Living initiative is a comprehensive and positive approach to inspire a balance of nutritious eating and physical activity. With entertaining content, useful tools, and engaging experiences, the program reinforces the work of parents and connects with kids by making healthy lifestyles simple and fun. For more information, please visit: disney.com/healthyfun.