These days children seem to spend more time in front of a television or computer and less time playing outdoors.
With obesity at near epidemic proportions among young people, the need for physical education is more important than ever.
The Marathon Kids Program of Austin partners with schools to get kids up and moving.
Executive Director Christine Pollei and marathon kid Hannah Butler spoke to KVUE about the organization and an upcoming challenge.
For more information about Marathon Kids and their 26.20-mile challenge, go here.