ING Run For Something Better

Hundreds of Philly Kids to Battle Obesity at ING KiDS ROCK

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  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

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  • More than 1,200 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • One mile fun run takes place Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont Plateau
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, inspire kids to love running

 

Battling Back Against Obesity: ING KiDS ROCK Nashville Returns

Summary: 
  • More than 7,000 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, inspire a love of running
  • One mile fun run takes place Sunday, April 28 at LP Field
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  • More than 7,000 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, inspire a love of running
  • One mile fun run takes place Sunday, April 28 at LP Field

ING Run For Something Better® Grant Program Now Open

Revamped Website Offers Easier Application Process for 2013
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Dec. 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - This holiday season, ING U.S. is celebrating its fourth year of giving schools nationwide a unique opportunity to help students discover a passion for running and living a healthy lifestyle through its ING Run For Something Better School Awards.

Focus on Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK San Antonio Powered by San Antonio Sports

Summary: 
  • 1,900 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Spurs Mascot and YMCA representatives join Olympic medalist Rod Dixon to celebrate runners 
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  • 1,900 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Spurs Mascot and YMCA representatives join Olympic medalist Rod Dixon to celebrate runners 

Focus on Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK LA

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  • 1,500 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Former Lakers great AC Green, WNBA legend Ruthie Bolton and Sparky, the LA Sparks mascot, join ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein and celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso to celebrate runners

 

ING U.S. Awards $125,000 in Grants to Combat Childhood Obesity

ING Run For Something Better® School-Based Running Programs Help Students Learn Healthy Choices and Take Responsibility for Their Own Fitness
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(3BL Media) Atlanta – September 18, 2012 – ING U.S. is helping educators combat childhood obesity. Through the 2012 ING Run For Something Better® School Awards, financial services leader ING U.S., in partnership with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), is awarding grants to help thousands of children discover a love for running and create a foundation for living a healthier lifestyle.

Fight Against Childhood Obesity Takes Center Stage at ING KiDS ROCK

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  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • More than 700 local kids to participate in fun run on Thursday, Sept. 13
  • Olympian Rod Dixon to encourage, motivate children on race day

(3BL Media) Septeber 6, 2012 - For hundreds of Philadelphia children, the first step toward a healthy future takes place at the start line of their very own marathon at ING KiDS ROCK, where they learn physical fitness can be a fun part of their day.

ING Run For Something Better® Impacting Children’s Health, Fitness Nationwide Since 2003

Cumulative Report Provides Facts, Figures, Testimonials
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ING Run For Something Better® is helping to combat childhood obesity and getting kids on the road to healthier lifestyles. Check out our latest cumulative report that provides all the facts and figures, including testimonials.

 

Thousands of Kids Complete ‘Fun Run’ at ING KiDS ROCK San Diego

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Imagine thousands of anxious, screaming kids amid the backdrop of Sea World. That was the scene Saturday, June 2, 2012, for ING KiDS ROCK San Diego. Kids in grades K–7 participated in a one-mile, non-timed, non-competitive “fun run” to combat childhood obesity. They became “marathon finishers” by completing 25.2 miles of a 26.2-mile marathon at their own pace in the weeks before the event with guidance from parents or teachers using the Official ING Run For Something Better® Training Guide.

1,600 Kids to Run for Their Health at ING KiDS ROCK San Diego

Summary: 
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Kids race taking place Saturday, June 2, at SeaWorld parking lot
  • Dr. Andy Baldwin and Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day
Press Release
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Kids race taking place Saturday, June 2, at SeaWorld parking lot
  • Dr. Andy Baldwin and Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day

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