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Media Alert: Runner's Edge, Run For Funds Florida and The City of Boca Raton Launch "Kids Run Club"

Sep. 22, 2014 - BOCA RATON, Fla.

WHAT: Runnerís Edge Boca Raton is partnering with The City of Boca Raton and Run for Funds Florida, a school and organization fundraising/event management business, to launch a highly requested Kids Run Club in Boca Raton, Florida. Runnerís Edge Boca Raton and Run for Funds Florida will provide the coaching and training for the kids and manage all logistical needs for the 10-week program; The City of Boca Raton is the official sponsor. The Kids Run Club will culminate with all participants running in the Boca Raton Holiday Mile, which takes place in East Boca Raton on December 3, 2014.

WHO: The Kids Run Club is open to first through sixth graders or kids ages 7 to 11. Lacey Chimienti, a teacher and track coach in Boca Raton and a weekend Runnerís Edge Boca Raton employee, will coach the program; she will be assisted by Runnerís Edge owners (and runners) Tom Vladimir and Carol Virga.

WHEN: The program kicks off September 30, 2014. Practices will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm from September 30, 2014 through December 2, 2014.

WHERE: Countess De Hoernle Park aka Spanish River Athletic Facility, 1000 NW Spanish River Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

DETAILS: To participate in the Runnerís Edge ďKids Run Club,Ē please call Runnerís Edge Boca Raton at 561-361-1950 and/or email Coach Lacey at to sign-up to receive details on registration. The cost of the Kids Run Club is $75 for residents and $93.75 for non-residents.

About Runnerís Edge Boca Raton
The Runnerís Edge was founded in 1996 by Tom Vladimir and Carol Virga. It is South Floridaís largest running store with about 4,500 square feet in Boca Raton. Runnerís Edge carries all major running footwear brands including Nike, Brooks, Asics, Adidas, Saucony, Pearl Izumi, Mizuno, Newton, Innov8, Five Fingers, among others. The Runnerís Edge staff consists of current and former high school, college and professional runners at all levels; all are also trained in professional running shoe fitting. Runnerís Edge was recently awarded the prestigious award for ď50 Best Running stores in America.Ē Learn more at

Melissa Perlman