National City, California - Safety Darrell Stuckey and defensive end Kendall Reyes will join the American Heart Association, the YMCA of San Diego County and the Sweetwater Union High School District to launch the Chargers Play 60 Challenge on Wednesday.

 

 

To kick-off the program, Stuckey and Reyes will address close to 800 students on the importance of being active and eating healthy. Following the assembly, the kids will be lead through stretches by the players and YMCA trainers.

 

The Chargers PLAY 60 Challenge is a six-week program that educates youth about the importance of staying fit. It creates an engaging and fun environment at school that seeks to inspire students to be physically active for at least 60 minutes every day.

 

More than 11,000 middle school students from the district will be making the pledge to be more active.

 

Wednesday, April 23 - 1:50-2:40 pm at the National City Middle School 1701 D Ave - National City, California.

 

Attendees:

 

  • Darrell Stuckey
  • Kendall Reyes
  • Ron Morrison, Mayor of National City
  • Baron Herdelin-Doherty, YMCA of San Diego County President and CEO
  • Eric Thompson, American Heart Association