Second-graders get a preview of the shoes they will be getting May 20, five days before their big 5K at Riley Park. Amy Minkel (left) co-owner of Fleet Feet, is helping provide the shoes to the kids who earn them.
“I like running club because you get really, really good exercise. Everyone is really excited about the shoes and the (running club ) shirt. ... Eventually, I want to be in the Olympics,” says Devin Burns, a second-grader.
“I like (running club) because you get to have more exercise. My teacher makes it a lot of fun because we get to do red light, green light, and ‘What time is it, Mr. Fox?’ ... It makes running fun,” says Nivea Betts, a second-grader.
Lori LaFevre (right), special program director at Meeting Street Academy, has second-graders skipping their way back to school from running games.
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