2nd – 3rd Grade Winning Essay by Lucia Zvonar Assumption Parish School Why I Am SO Fit For Bloomsday Exercise and eating healthy foods is what can make me fit for a lifetime. I can stay fit if I try my hardest. Just by eating better foods and exercising everyday, I can be healthier. Sometimes, to me, exercise is kinda boring, like just running. But it’s more fun to run by playing soccer, softball, tag, or biking. I think getting exercise and eating healthy foods is important for a growing body. I am a growing body and my body needs nutrients from food to grow strong. Exercising outside in the fresh air helps stimulate my mind. Even walking and just getting my legs moving. Eating healthy foods is sometimes hard because of the flavor, texture or some other reason. I eat my healthy foods by quickly chewing and swallowing them. I think it’s important to have a healthy, strong body because it makes me feel better and have more energy to enjoy life. I have been doing “Fit for Bloomsday” program since second grade and it has helped me exercise more. Bloomsday is a great run so I can get in the habit of exercising and be fit for my life.