FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2014
Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications
800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797
KidsPeace 5K Family Fun Mud Run promises hills, obstacles, plenty of dirt for a good cause
N. WHITEHALL TWP. – Scale a wall, crawl through a tunnel, embrace your Spiderman side on a cargo net and splash through lots and lots of mud Saturday at the second annual KidsPeace Family Fun Mud Run.
Nearly 550 runners are already signed up for the adventure course, which combines 14 obstacles and plenty of hills on the 250-acre Orchard Hills Campus at 5300 KidsPeace Drive in North Whitehall Township. Online registration has closed, but you can still sign up in person on race day. Flight times are between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event includes the 5K and a 1-mile walk/run for anyone younger than 18. Children ages 4 to 6 may participate in a FREE 100-yard dash. Don’t want to bother cleaning your muddy sneakers after the race? Drop them in our donation bins before you leave. For additional details, contact Gina Stano at 610-799-8071 or visit www.kidspeace.org/events. Stay updated on last-minute details on our race Facebook page.
Thank you to this year’s sponsors: ADP; Adams Outdoor Advertising; Aesculap, Inc.; G.C. Zarnas, Co.; J.M. Uliana & Associates; Lehigh Career & Technical Institute; People First FCU; Secant Medical; Toll Brothers; Wells Fargo Advisors and Willow Park, Inc.
For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at www.facebook.com/kidspeace.org or on Twitter @KidsPeace.