BENEFITING: YMCA of Greater Cleveland
ORGANIZER: YMCA of Greater Cleveland
YMCA of Cleveland Ohio, Inc. wrote -
We Run This City is a highly rewarding health and wellness program of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland that engages Cleveland youth in running which is improving their physical fitness, building self-esteem, promoting self-empowerment, and supporting their success in school and future pursuits. Now in its tenth year, We Run This City has offered thousands of Cleveland public school students the opportunity to spend the school year setting fitness goals, learning about health and nutrition, and training for and participating in Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Race Day events. Data shows that We Run This City is improving health for at-risk Cleveland youth, which is contributing to the future health and economic vitality of northeast Ohio.