9Round, a local kickboxing gym franchise, will be hosting its Kick Event for Breast Cancer on Thursday, October 13th beginning at 8:00 am and running all day. Fitness enthusiasts will have a unique opportunity to help raise money for breast cancer awareness, with one penny being donated for every kick recorded throughout the day. The event is free for members and nonmembers alike.
Founded in 2008 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson, 9Round is a specialized fitness center that brings boxing and kickboxing fitness training to the average person in a convenient, affordable, 30-minute, full body circuit format. The program is developed around a proprietary and copyrighted system of nine challenging workout stations developed by Shannon himself. Today, there are nearly 400 9Round clubs open and operating throughout 39 states and 10 countries. For more information, please visit www.9round.com.
Since the event’s inception five years ago, participating 9Round locations throughout the United States and Canada have recorded over 18.8 million kicks and raised nearly $189,000 to advance breast cancer treatment and laboratory research.