The event is a great opportunity for individuals to do something good for others while also doing something beneficial for their own health
Shoreline, Washington (PRWEB) October 09, 2012
Fitness enthusiasts will have a unique fundraising opportunity in Oct. to raise money for breast cancer research in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
CKO Kickboxing Seattle will hold a Cardio Kickboxing Benefit for the Puget Sound Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen foundation on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9a.m. to 10:30a.m. CKO Seattle will host a special 90 minute Cardio Kickboxing Class appropriately named “Boxing for Boobies” to honor and raise money for those fighting breast cancer.
“We have 69 heavy bags in our gym and my goal is to have a participant on every bag,” said Jessica Renon, owner of CKO Kickboxing Seattle.
Those who wish to participate pay $35 for a tee shirt, a pair of black and pink gloves, and an hour and a half “fight” against a heavy bag.
“The event is a great opportunity for individuals to do something good for others while also doing something that’s beneficial for their own health,” said Renon, “Many have walked, and many more have run, but it is time we finally stand up and punch cancer right in the face.”
For each participant, CKO Kickboxing will make a donation to Susan G. Komen Puget Sound. CKO is also asking those who have enrolled to enlist their friends, family, coworkers, and employers to be in their corner by donating to the cause in their name.
“No experience, no problem,” said Renon,“the 'Boxing for Boobies' class is suitable for beginners and for those individuals with advanced fitness backgrounds, since all participants are encouraged to go at their own pace.” The class will be led by Garett and Jessica Renon, who guarantee the class to be an extremely fun and highly energetic workout.
Additionally, businesses can sponsor a bag for $250 or a rack (six bags) for $1000. The sponsor’s company logo will be displayed above the bag during the class.
CKO Kickboxing is a non-contact cardio kickboxing gym established in 1997, that specializes in conducting highly effective classes that burn fat and tone muscle. CKO is located at 15901 Westminster Way in Shoreline, WA.
Sign-ups are on Active.com; donations for Susan G. Komen are being received at the gym and via Active Giving. Follow the event on twitter at @Box4Boobies.