The Walter Payton Sweetness 5k is a Running race in Jackson, Mississippi consisting of a 5K.
What is Sweetness Fest?
Sweetness Fest is an annual run/walk and Health Fair for the Fight Against Obesity.
Today, two-thirds of U.S. adults and nearly one in three children struggle because they are overweight or have obesity. The effects of the nation's obesity epidemic are immense: taxpayers, businesses, communities and individuals spend hundreds of billions of dollars each year due to obesity, including nearly $200 billion in medical costs. Obesity is the reason that the current generation of youth is predicted to live a shorter life than their parents.
Much can be done to reverse the epidemic, yet important opportunities to tackle obesity - including changes that enableKeep Reading
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