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Seahawks Come To Spokane For Play 60 #12Tour

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Robert Turbin got up close and personal with the fans as they came out for the Seahawks Play 60 visit to Spokane. Robert Turbin got up close and personal with the fans as they came out for the Seahawks Play 60 visit to Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. -- As part of the NFL's Play 60 initiative, the Seattle Seahawks visited Spokane on Friday, July 18, at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT.

Before the Play 60 event the Seahawks visited Fairchild Air Force Base to visit with some of our countries heroes! Above are pictures from the Play 60 and the on-base events! App users can use this link to see these photos: http://bit.ly/WgMb2y

On Friday, the youngest of the 12th Man fans were able to meet players and participate in drills to learn fundamental football skills, for free. Later tonight, SWX will have footage from the action at Merkel Sports Complex and an interview with Seahawks running back Robert Turbin.

Below is more information on what to expect at the event from the Seahawks release on their #12Tour.

Play60 Family Fest: Bring the Family out for some fun with the Seahawks! Play60 Family Fest allows friends and family to share their football passion together! Your family will join in the best NFL Football experience of the summer. Participants will spend time with Players, Blitz, Sea Gals, Taima the Hawk, and the Lombardi Trophy!

Activities include:

- Jr. Sea Gals Clinic

- Combine Stations

- Play60 Zone

- Inflatables, provided by Games 2 U

- Fan Forum

- Lombardi Trophy Viewing

- And More!

*** Unfortunately it looks like the event has sold out, meaning all of the registration spots have been filled.

From NFL.com on the Play 60 campaign:

Our Mission: To make the next generation of youth the most active and healthy.

In October 2007, the NFL launched NFL PLAY 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.

Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL's long-standing commitment to health and fitness with an impressive roster of partner organizations. In addition to national outreach and online programs, NFL PLAY 60 is implemented at the grassroots level through NFL's in-school, after-school and team-based programs. The NFL PLAY 60 initiative is prominent during the NFL's key calendar events, including Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Draft, Kickoff and Thanksgiving and is supported by many NFL players and coaches year round. To date, the NFL has dedicated over $200 million to youth health and wellness through NFL PLAY 60.
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