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Kids Run the Nation Grantee Success Story

CARL JUNCTION, MO.--- Kids laced up their running shoes for a fun run. The Joplin Family YMCA hosted a Kids Run The Nation event. It was held at the Carl Junction Park. Since May, the kids have met once a week to learn about running and how to get in shape. Today they did a lap around the park and not only was the winner recognized, but the child who came in last received some of the biggest cheers. Organizers say the kids learn a lot over the summer. Read the full story

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