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18K For Kalen Memorial Relay Run

04/22/2017 [ 07:30 AM - 02:00 PM ]
Saturday, April 22nd, you are invited to enter the 18K For Kalen, a fun RELAY run and FUNraiser for the Kalen Kares Campaign. Our son, Kalen, lost his life on Clubhouse Road on May 2nd of last year. We are honoring his life and dedication to those in need with an organization we started, The Blended Family Foundation. The Kalen Kares Campaign was birthed to focus solely on providing new socks and new/gently used sneakers to students K-12, here in Lakeland and the surrounding areas. We also provide mentoring, scholarships and meals to underserved families.

We are celebrating on 4/22 because Kalen would have been celebrating his 18th birthday on Thursday, April 27th. 18 is the theme, of course! Our goal is to provide 18 pairs of shoes to 18 schools and day care centers on Kalen's actual birthday! High hopes, right? Well, we believe YOU CAN HELP US meet or exceed our goal!

ENTRY $: New socks and two pairs of sneakers or a donation of $38
After The Run Party Location: George Jenkins High School

We hope to see you there! Please say hello if you are able to participate and/or attend. We would love to meet you!

Register at runsignup.com/Race/FL/Lakeland/18KForKalenMemorialRelayRun!