July 23, 2015
The 6th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K is almost here! Help support our Delaware KIDS in NEED this summer, a time when they need it most. Since it started, the race has raised $60,000 to help children throughout Delaware. The race will take place in Newport, DE August 1st at 8:30 am. Sign Up Today!
Did you know that 1 in 5 children in Delaware face hunger? According to Ryan Kennedy, the Community Outreach and Business Developer coordinator for the Delaware KIDS Fund, the issue is worse in the summer which is why the run is held in August to raise awareness.
Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. It is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate company.
The race is presented by M & T Bank, MySherpa, Tile Market of Delaware and Harvey, Hanna & Associates.
As the popularity of the race grows, so does the list of corporate sponsors which helps to make the 5K possible. The Delaware KIDS Fund is thankful for the support of all of the local companies.
Event Features: Pre- and Post-race reception with breakfast before the race and lunch after the race. There will be kid-friendly activities, including appearances by Rocky Bluewinkle and YoUDee. Also, live music, giveaways, raffle prizes, vendors and more!
- Overall 1st Place Male & Female Win $200 Cash (Visa Gift Cards) plus DE KIDS Fund 1st Place Medal.
- 1st Place Finishers in each age group win a special prize plus DE KIDS Fund Medal. Prizes include: Orioles/Red Sox Tickets, UD Football Tickets, Blue Rocks Tickets, First Pitch at a Blue Rocks Game, Hockessin Athletic Club Gym Membership, Fusion Fitness Gym Membership, Cavaliers Golf Club Round of Golf, Rehoboth Beach Running Co. Gift Certificates, Overnight Stays at Christiana Hilton and Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Restaurant Gift Certificates and much more!
- All 2nd and 3rd Place Finishers will receive DE KIDS Fund Medals.
Sign up and join hundreds of runners to support Delaware’s 6th annual KIDS Fund 5K . The run is sponsored by over 40 local businesses, boasts a USATF Certified Course that starts at Route 141 Bridge in Newport, Delaware, goes out to Banning Park and back. Post-race festivities will be stationed across the street from James Street Tavern. Participants receive a tee shirt and a complimentary microfiber towel. Awards will be presented to overall male/female winners, 3 male female in 10 year age groups, 13 and under through 70 and over, plus 3 top male/female walkers.
There will be plenty of pre-race and post-race festivities including music, food, beverages and raffles under a large tent across the street from the James Street Tavern in Newport.
The Delaware KIDS Fund is a “Harvey Hanna Charitable Fund”.
We at Harvey Hanna look forward to seeing you there!
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