Project Fit was initially started by Jan and Pat Sweeney, the owners of Fleet Feet Sport Sacramento. It was launched to help the area shools that had reduced P.E. and recess times.
We know what running does for adults and the stress we bear. Think how it can help children achieve the same relief! Over the course of the program, In School Suspension incidents have gone down 60%! Can you believe it!? They explain that John Ratey, a clinical psychiatrist at Harvard University, explained that exercise inhibits the impulsivity coming from the emotional [frontal] part of the brain, helping kids think before they act!