is the health, physical activity, fitness and sports information website of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. You can find out about the Council and its work, view our publications, and link to the resources of other government agencies as well as to health and fitness organizations.
To find out how you can start a physical activity program today and stay active and fit for life while earning Presidential awards,visit our free, interactive physical activity and fitness website at www.presidentschallenge.org.
On July 24, 2008, in Anchorage, Alaska, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt presented Alaska Governor Sarah Palin with an award for taking the number one spot in the President's Council's National President's Challenge.
PCPFS Executive Director Melissa Johnson presented the 2008 PCPFS Science Honor Award to Dr. Russell Pate on
May 29, 2008 at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) annual conference in Indianapolis, IN (shown left
to right: Allen Jackson, David Bassett, Jr., Ed Howley, Russ Pate, Jim Morrow, Weimo Zhu, Debbie Young,
Melissa Johnson, Greg Heath and Thom McKenzie)
On May 14, 2008, Dr. Richard Keelor received the 2008 PCPFS Lifetime Achievement Award at the President's Council's meeting in Washington, DC during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Dr. Keelor is shown here with PCPFS Chairman John Burke (on right).