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5th Annual Junior Tiger Fun Run Set with New Race for Moms & Dads

November 4, 2012
Helene Farris of San Antonio as she wins the K-2 1K at the 2012 Jr. Tiger Fun Run

Helene Farris of San Antonio as she wins the K-2 1K at the 2012 Jr. Tiger Fun Run

Spring, Texas, November 4, 2012. The Klein Collins Cross Country and Track and Field Programs are pleased to announce that the 5th annual Junior Tiger Fun Run will take place on January 26, 2013. The successful event that benefits KCHS’ track and field and cross country programs is bringing a new twist to the fun run this year—a 3K for Moms and Dads!

“Each year the Fun Run has been growing in participation,” said Booster Club President, Greg Miller, “even drawing runners from across the state”.

“As with previous years, the fun run will feature three mixed races for girls and boys in K – 2nd, 3rd – 4th, and 5th – 6th Grades. However, this year we are giving mom and dad a chance to get in on the action, said Fun Run Director, David Windsor”. A fourth race will be added, the parents 3K. Medals will be awarded to the top five males and top five females in each race”.

The event will take place on January 26, 2013 at Klein Collins High School Track. Registration is now open online at http://www.kcxctrack.com. Cost is $15 children and $20 adults, and $20/$25 for late and race day. The first 150 runners registering for the event will receive a free T-shirt and goodie bag. All proceeds from the Fun Run benefit the Klein Collins boys and girls Cross Country and Track Programs.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please visit http://www.kcxctrack.com or contact David Windsor at windsordavid@sbcglobal.net or 832-797-1230.

About The Klein Collins Cross Country – Track & Field Booster Club
The Klein Collins Cross Country – Track & Field Booster Club is a non-profit organization of interested parents who voluntarily assist in the furtherance of interscholastic athletics as an integral part of the educational process at Klein Collins High School. The Club is composed of moms and dads who support the boys’ and girls’ cross country and track and field programs at KCHS. They are involved as enthusiastic fans and as financial helpers as well. They hold fund raising activities that help assure our students of a first class athletic program, including many items that might not otherwise be affordable to the school.

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Register Now for Youth Cross Country with Texas Stallions Track Club

August 16, 2011

youth cross countrySpring, TX – (August 7, 2011) Directors of the Texas Stallions Track Club announced plans for its 2011 Cross Country Season, which will kick-off on August 29 in training for the 2011 USATF Gulf Association Cross Country Championship in  November.

“This is the Stallions first time venturing into cross country”, said Coach Lavoxkeia Carnes, “but we hope to continue to educate our youth on the importance of fitness and how running can help them achieve their goals”.

Registration is now open for Texas Stallions Track Club Fall Running Program and can be completed online at www.texasstallions.org. The Stallions Cross Country program is targeted toward youth ages 6 – 11, but open to youth up to age 18. For more information, call (832) 415-0568. Registration ends on October 10, 2011 and is limited to 50 participants, so
register early!

Join us and go running with your friends. This team running program is aimed at getting kids outside and into a healthy environment, with practices two-three times a week and two meets per month on Sunday afternoons. Distances will be appropriate for the age of the runner.  Registration is on a
first come, first served basis, and all age divisions have limited space. The registration deadline is September 19. Late registrations may be accepted until October 10, 2011 based on availability. The Club cannot guarantee entry into program for registrations received after the deadline. Register online and get more information at www.texasstallions.org. The first practice will be on August 29, 2011.

The Club is also seeking volunteer coaches for its Youth Cross Country and Track and Field Programs. The Texas Stallions Track Club certifies all coaches through the USA Track and Field Association. Background checks will be conducted. See the coach for details, or call 832-415-0568.