Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks

Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks

There might be a simple solution to America's fat problem, and it might just be fun: Go outside and play. That's the idea, at any rate, behind Keen Footwear's Recess Revolution Tour, which is criss-crossing the country in five cities trying to tear adults away from their computer screens for a second: "Studies show that getting outside for even ten minutes a day can make you happier, healthier and more productive," said Keen organizer Phyllis Grove (who almost certainly did not mean that in a creepy OK Computer type of way) at the pop-up playground the company set up in Skyline Park today on the third stop of the tour. Random people who stopped by could fill out a pledge, take a photo and get a free pair of socks for the trouble, but the real draw was the tetherball.

Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks
Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks
Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks
Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks
Keen Footwear lures adults to recess with free socks

If you're a downtown drone and you've missed out on the fun so far, take heart: The recess revolution continues at Skyline until 5 p.m.

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