Press Release: Kids Run Grant Recipients Named

Twenty-five youth-oriented programs will receive over $20K.

The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has announced the 2013 recipients of its “Kids Run the Nation” grant.

What follows is a release posted on Running USA.

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Kids Run the Nation grant recipients. Twenty-five programs throughout the U.S. serving over 4,500 children will receive a total of $20,250 in grants from the RRCA. In addition, the RRCA will donate copies over 10,000 copies of the Kids Run the Nation: A Running Guide for Kids booklet to be given to program participants in thirty-four different programs, an in-kind donation to these programs valued at over $10,000.

Congratulations to the following grantees: Mississippi Delta Runners (Sledge, MS), Kids Run/Walk Arkansas (Conway, AR), Grand Strand Running Club (Myrtle Beach, SC), Keowee Kids Running Club (Seneca, SC), YMCA Club South Youth Runners Program (Baton Rouge, LA), Eagle Ridge Elementary PTA Running Club (Fort Worth, TX), YMCA Camp/Gadsden Runners Club Youth Division (Gadsden, AL). Somerville Road Runners Kids (West Somerville, MA), Patterson Park Public Charter School Running Club (Baltimore, MD), Gator Trek Club (Pine Hill, NJ) Longridge Running Club (Greece, NY), Navigator’s Running Club (Providence, RI), Kids Run the Nation – Saginaw (Saginaw, MI), Nielson Navigators Run For Fun (Galesburg, IL), Ontarioville Owls (Hanover Park, IL), Esperanza Eagles (Greenwood, IN), Cavanaugh Kids Run the Nation (Lansing, MI), YMCA in Woodbury Kids Run the Nation (Woodbury, MN), Pomaika’I Running Club (Kaului, HI), Jemez Valley Cross Country/100 Mile Club (Jemez Pueblo, NM), Hiawatha Elementary Run Club (Othello, WA),  Birney Running Club (San Diego, CA), Clover Quick Feet (Los Angeles, CA) Jackie Kids Run the Nation (San Diego, CA) Torres Running Club (Los Angeles, CA). Detailed descriptions of each program can be found at

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