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.
Ultrarunner kicks off Inspirational journey to complete trail in four days to raise money for Girls on The Run
(3BL Media) August 13, 2012 - The North Face, today announced that ultrarunner Nikki Kimball will attempt to break both male and female speed records by completing Vermont’s iconic Long Trail in just four and a half days.
Last Sunday, Team DetermiNation crashed the party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon, and as is always the case with DetermiNators, they were a huge crowd pleaser. But more than that, they were a smash hit and doing what DetermiNators do best: honoring people they love and raising money to kick cancer’s ass. Our 160 runners raised over $240,000! According to the special name tag that was given to DNation athletes at our private gear check, that money is enough to:
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.
We’re a little bit country and a little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll
A record 7,125 kids crossed the same finish line as adults who ran the Country Music Marathon and Half Marathon when they participated in the ING KiDS ROCK Nashville on Friday, April 27 at LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. This was a huge increase from the 4,700 kids who participated in the event last year, making it one of the largest kids’ races in the country.