Tuesday, September 17, 2013

ING Run For Something Better(R) School-Based Running Programs Winners Announced

2013 ING Run For Something Better School Grant Winners

ING U.S. today announced that it has awarded 59 schools from 26 states across the U.S. with up to $2,500 grants to help students combat childhood obesity by getting them more active through school-based running programs. Through its ING Run For Something Better(R) School Awards Program, retirement, investment and insurance leader ING U.S., in partnership with the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), is helping to introduce kindergarten through eighth-grade students across the country to the benefits of running and making healthy lifestyle choices. 

The chosen schools will receive up to $2,500 in funding to support a minimum of an eight-week running program that will conclude with a culminating running event in celebration of the students’ achievements. 

Below is a partial list of winners.

 
School                                        City                State 
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Tuscaloosa Magnet School                      Tuscaloosa           AL 
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Bluff Park Elementary School                  Hoover               AL 
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AEA Middle School                             San Diego            CA 
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Oak Knoll Elementary School                   Menlo Park           CA 
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Loma Vista Middle School                      Riverside            CA 
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Conejo Elementary School                      Thousand Oaks        CA 
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Etna Elementary School                        Etna                 CA 
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Canfield Avenue Elementary School             Los Angeles          CA 
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Foothill Oak Elementary School                Vista                CA 
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Trailblazers Academy                          Stamford             CT 
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Forbes School                                 Torrington           CT 
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Partin Settlement Elementary School           Kissimmee            FL 
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Kea'au Elementary School                      Kea'au               HI 
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Fern Elementary School                        Honolulu             HI 
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Kinsey Elementary School                      Sioux Center         IA 
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Moscow Middle School                          Moscow               ID 
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Talman Elementary School                      Chicago              IL 
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Pecatonica Elementary School                  Pecatonica           IL 
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Tabernacle Christian Academy                  Chicago              IL 
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SUPER School at Frederick Douglass School 19  Indianapolis         IN 
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South Haven Elementary School                 Valparaiso           IN 
 
 
http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130917-907103.html