News Release

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Contact: Ridgely Ingersoll, (757) 668-9087

"RunWalk for the Kids" June 17 in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk City Union of The King's Daughters, founding organization of Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, invites the community to participate in the RunWalk for the Kids, Saturday, June 17. Registration will begin at 6:45 a.m. and the event will feature races of three lengths:
  • 10K, beginning at 8 a.m.
  • 5K, beginning at 8:05 a.m.
  • 1-mile Fun Run, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
The races will begin and end at CHKD, 601 Children's Lane in Norfolk, and take runners through the Ghent and downtown Norfolk areas. The RunWalk for the Kids was created to promote exercise and fitness in children as well as adults, and families are encouraged to participate together. Athletes of all ages and skill levels are welcome and there will be family activities, refreshments and performances by teen singer Grant Austin Taylor after the races. Online registration and information for the public are available at www.runwalkforthekids.org. Media inquiries should be addressed to Ridgely Ingersoll at 757-668-9087.