Run For Recess as part of Playworks’ Marathon Team Powered by New Balance

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Are you passionate about promoting the power of play?
 
Do you want to run one of the most prestigious marathons in the world?
 
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE 2011 PLAYWORKS BOSTON RUN FOR RECESS MARATHON TEAM!
 
BOTH QUALIFIED AND UNQUALIFIED RUNNERS ACCEPTED!
As a member of the team you will receive:
Limited Edition New Balance Gear
The opportunity to adopt one of our 27 Metro Boston Elementary Schools
Marathon training and group runs with our running coach
Fundraising support throughout the campaign
Special team dinners and happy hour events
THE FEELING OF CROSSING THE FINISH LINE
As a member of the team you are expected to:
Raise a minimum of $3,250
Be an ambassador of play
 
Join the national movement and help give Metro Boston students the opportunity to engage in healthy, meaningful play!
 
Playworks has a proven and scalable model and we know our program works! Last year's data indicates that :
1. 86% of students showed an increase in physical activity at recess
2. 88% of teachers reported a decrease in bullying
3. 94% of teachers reported an increase in students' abilities to focus in the classroom.
 
To apply to join our Marathon team:
Click here to download our application.
Once you've filled it out, e-mail it to CJ Strauss
at cstrauss@playworks.org or fax it to 617-849-5791
Get ready to run for recess!
 
Click here to make your payment online
 
Deadline to apply is
Monday, November 22

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