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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.

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.

 

The North Face Athlete Nikki Kimball Attempts to Complete Vermont’s 273-Mile Long Trail in Record Time

Ultrarunner kicks off Inspirational journey to complete trail in four days to raise money for Girls on The Run
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(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.

The DetermiNation Party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon

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By David Pittman

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:

My Fifteen Minutes of Fame

DetermiNation Runner Shares His Story
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By Ed Schober

“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol

It’s not everyday a regular guy like me can look into a camera and talk about a passionate subject to potentially a million people.

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

Over 7,000 kids Committed to Fitness at ING KiDS ROCK Nashville

We’re a little bit country and a little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll
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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.

7,000 Kids Run for Their Health at ING KiDS ROCK Nashville

Summary: 
  • ING Run For Something Better® promotes kids fitness, fights childhood obesity
  • Sold-out kids race Saturday, April 27, at LP Field
  • 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
  • Sold-out kids race Saturday, April 27, at LP Field
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, motivate children on race day

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