Inaugural Pushup Throwdown Takes Over Wild Heaven Brewery
ATLANTA, Georgia (September 5, 2014) – The FitWit Foundation is challenging Atlantans to test their limits with 90 seconds of during their inaugural “Pushup Throwdown” on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The event will raise money for The FitWit Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides free fitness and leadership programs to Atlanta children and teens.
Participants will gather at Wild Heaven Brewery at 10 a.m. to perform as many pushups as possible in 90 seconds followed by an afternoon of Wild Heaven beer tastings, brewery tours, music, food and games.
The Pushup Throwdown, sponsored by Wild Heaven Craft Beers, Alternative Apparel, and FitWit, llc., will help the FitWit Foundation reach its goal of expanding its free fitness programs to 10 schools in Atlanta in 2015.
“So far, more than 650 youths throughout Atlanta have experienced our free fitness program. The FitWit Foundation that is designed for students not involved in sports. While decreasing obesity and improving fitness are important to us, our primary aim is using fitness as a vehicle to empower children to believe in themselves and strive for success every day,” says Josh Guerrieri, founder of FitWit and The FitWit Foundation.
Leading up to the event, participants solicit pledges based on the number of pushups completed. Donations can also be made through flat rate amounts. Those who choose to brave the challenge can register for $20. They will receive a t-shirt, a beer tasting at Wild Heaven, brewery tour, access to the brewery patio party, and more. Preregistration is suggested, but walk up registration will be available on the day of the event.
For more information and to register, visit www.pushupthrowdown.com
Caren West PR