Playworks Shamrock Run for Recess Team – 164 People Strong!

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Way to go Run 4 Recess Team, our SUPER TEAM is 164 playful peeps strong!

Did you miss the sign-up deadline? That's okay, you can still support our team by donating to Playworks. By supporting Playworks you are our partner in preventing bullying, getting kids active and creating a positive, inclusive school environment for 5,500 kids in 13 low income schools across the Portland metro area.

As a team mate or supporter, you can raise extra dollars for Playworks by securing donations from friends and family to support your efforts to Keep Portland Playful! Create your own fundraising page here

Join us for our post race party at The Old Gold = Race the Shamrock Run + Support Playworks + Drink With Us!

Keep Portland Playful! Thank you!

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