Olympians Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Carl Lewis help kids get active

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Olympic gold medalists Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Carl Lewis promoted a new campaign around St. Louis Thursday to inspire children to get more active.

Called "Run, Jump, Throw," it's a seven year partnership with USA Track & Field and Hershey.

Joyner-Kersee, a native of East St. Louis, and Lewis will speak about their passion for youth participation in athletics at a physical fitness convention at the America's Center Thursday.

The two Olympic legends gave Today in St. Louis anchor Pat McGonigle a preview.


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