Flash Mob America and National Geographic Kids Magazine Set Out to Break Guinness World Records® Title for Jumping Jacks

September 23, 2011

First Lady to Kick Off Childrenâs Health Campaign from White House

(PRWEB) September 23, 2011

National production company Flash Mob America will help National Geographic Kids magazine set the Guinness World Records® title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. To break the record, more than 20,000 people worldwide need to complete one minute of jumping jacks in events occurring between 3 p.m. ET October 11, 2011 and 3 p.m. ET October 12, 2011.

âœLetâs Jump!â supports First Lady Michelle Obamaâs Letâs Move! campaign, which encourages kids and families to get healthy and active. Mrs. Obama is scheduled to lend a hand by kicking off the 24-hour period with one minute of jumping jacks at the White House.

National Geographic Kids magazine is encouraging children to team up with family members, classmates, organizations and communities and join them in breaking the magazineâs fifth Guinness World Record. Those interested can also take a pledge to participate in the event at http://www.teamupandpledge.com as part of Team Up for a Healthy America, Jamba Juice’s national grassroots campaign to help raise awareness of the nation’s obesity epidemic.

Other supporters include National Geographic Education; the Presidentâs Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition; Macerich Malls; National Recreation and Park Association; SparkPeople.com; Letâs Move in School, an American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) initiative; Girl Scouts of the USA; We Can! (Ways to Enhance Childrenâs Activity & Nutrition)®; and Letâs Move Cities and Towns.

To register for the event, please visit:


For official rules, locations and additional information, please visit: http://www.Kids.NationalGeographic.com/Lets-Jump.

About Flash Mob America

Conroe Brooks and Staci Lawrence founded Flash Mob America with the sole purpose of creating joy through surprise. Some of Flash Mob Americaâs clients include âœModern Family,â âœRachael Ray,â âœThe Bachelorette,â Dell, Oscar Mayer, Suave, Oreo, American Red Cross, GLAAD and Heal the Bay. For more information on Flash Mob America, please visit: http://www.flashmobamerica.com.

About National Geographic Kids Magazine and Website

National Geographic Kids, an award-winning, photo-driven magazine for 6- to 14-year-olds, empowers its readers by making it fun to learn about the world. Published 10 times a year, National Geographic Kids has a circulation of 1.2 million and is available by subscription in print and on tablets. Its award-winning website (kids.nationalgeographic.com) aims to inspire children to care about the planet and its inhabitants and covers a multitude of topics, including animals, entertainment, science, technology, current events and cultures from around the world.

Media Contact:

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