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Race for the Kids is a non-profit organization based in Erie, MI, dedicated to supporting families in Monroe and Lucas counties who have children facing severe or life-threatening illnesses. Our annual 5K race and 1-mile family walk are not just events; they are a powerful expression of compassion and solidarity.

Imagine the strength it takes for these families to navigate the challenges that come with caring for a child with serious health issues. 'Race for the Kids' aims to be a beacon of hope for them, providing crucial financial support that eases the burden of medical expenses and allows these families to focus on what matters most – the well-being of their children.

By participating in our annual 5K race and 1-mile family walk, you become an integral part of this heartwarming cause. Your support translates directly into tangible assistance for these families, offering them a lifeline during challenging times. Join us in creating a community where every step taken and every dollar raised contributes to a brighter future for these children and their families.

Together, we can turn each stride into a symbol of strength, resilience, and unity. Let's run, walk, and rally for a cause that truly makes a difference in the lives of these brave families. Join 'Race for the Kids' – where every step counts, and every contribution brings us closer to a world where every child has the opportunity to thrive despite the challenges they may face. Thank you for being a part of this impactful journey.

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A true HERO is not measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”

— Hercules