2016 Race for Every Child 5K and Kids’ Dash

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On Saturday, October 1, at Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, D.C., Children’s National Health System will host its fourth annual Race for Every Child 5K and Kids’ Dash. On this day, Pennsylvania Avenue is transformed into a village of family fun activities from fitness challenges to face painting. Children’s National touches the lives of nearly every child in our community. The Race for Every Child is an opportunity for the community to come together to have fun and help kids grow up stronger.

By supporting the Race for Every Child Fit Fathers is helping Children’s National raise critical funds to ensure that the nearly 220,000 children who it treats each year can receive the same level of world-class service and care, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.

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Join us in helping Children’s National continue to provide specialized medical care, innovative treatments, and wellness and preventive services that children and families in this region—and around the world—so urgently need. Visit raceforeverychild.org to learn more and register for this year’s event, which includes a 5K run/walk, a Kids’ Dash, and a host of family-friendly activities.

Registration is now open at www.raceforeverychild.org. Participants can create or join a team, sign up as an individual, or participate virtually.

 Supporting Messages:

  • Proceeds from the 2016 Race will help fund specialized medical care, the development of innovative treatments for childhood diseases, and important wellness and preventive services to help kids grow up stronger.
  • Children’s National Health System touches the lives of nearly every child in our community. Last year alone, more than half a million children received treatment at Children’s National.
  • This year, the goal of the Race for Every Child is to raise $1.4 million, which will have a tremendous impact on children’s health, now and in the future.
  • The Race for Every Child offers something for everyone from serious runners to walkers with a 5K course, a Kids’ Dash for ages 3 through 10, and a host of family-friendly activities.

We hope to see you at the finish line!

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