Sept. 10, 2012

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications


800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797


KidsPeace announces inaugural 5K Family Fun Mud Run


N. WHITEHAL TWP. – Lace up your running shoes and get ready to get dirty at the inaugural KidsPeace 5K Family Fun Mud Run.

Participants of all ages and abilities are invited to our scenic Orchard Hills Campus at 5300 KidsPeace Dr. in North Whitehall Township on Nov. 3 for a fun race for a great cause. The 3.1-mile course will boast 10 obstacles, including a sand pit crawl, cargo net climb, tunnel crawl, slip ’n slide and a mud pit.

The event kicks off at noon. Anyone younger than 18 may participate in a 1-mile run/walk or the 5K. Anyone younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Children ages 4-6 have the option to participate in a FREE 100-yard dash.

Register online now through Oct. 31 at
Cost is $45 for adults, $15 for youth and $40 for corporate or team challenge registrants.

For additional details, contact Gina Stano at 610-799-8071 or visit our website.

KidsPeace is proud to celebrate 130 years of giving hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter @kidspeace.


About KidsPeace

Founded in 1882, KidsPeace is dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults, offering a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based programs to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. KidsPeace offers services in Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.