Friday, November 11, 2016

Special to the Post by Paige Ellenson and Kaitlyn Frame, “Heroes 5k run on Saturday [TOMORROW] to benefit education”

To participate in the race the details are below. NOTE: Its your choice to either run or walk the course. This article appears in todays (11/11) print edition, page B2, below the fold.

“The annual Heroes for Education 5k, hosted by the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is scheduled for Saturday [tomorrow], Nov. 12, at 6 a.m. in Bryant Park located in Lake Worth.
     The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, a local nonprofit, hosts the run to help students in Palm Beach public schools to advance their potential in learning, literacy and leadership.
     Sign-ups and packet pick-up begin the day of the race at 6 a.m. and the foundation says 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Palm Beach County public schools. Their goal is to raise $61,000 and they have currently raised $42,938.80.”

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     “Each participant will receive a ‘Heroes for Education’ t-shirt and medal upon signing up and can choose to either walk or run.
     ‘I’m excited to be able to support education and raise money for it,’ said Hollis Brady, a 7th grader at Emerald Cove Middle School in Wellington. ‘I love the course and it’s a beautiful park.’ ”

  • Race registration begins at 6:00 a.m. in Lake Worth’s Bryant Park
  • Warm up starts at 7:00
  • Race begins promptly at 7:30
  • Call 561-434-7303 for more information