Hopkins, Minn, May 20 2015 — The Hopkins Raspberry Run is pleased to announce that Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics will be the official sponsor of the Kids Run Free initiative at the 48th running of the event on July 20 in Hopkins, providing free registration for youth participants.
“The doctors and staff at Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics feel strongly about giving back to our surrounding communities,” said Communications Director Gayle Seaberg. “And as advocates in supporting physical fitness and overall wellness for all kids in our community, we are pleased to the sponsor of the Kids Run Free initiative at the Hopkins Raspberry Run this year.”
The Kids Run Free initiative is part of the Twin Cities Track Club’s mission to provide more opportunities for youth & families in our communities to participate in running and enjoy the many benefits of living a healthy and active lifestyle.
“With the generous support of Lake Minnetonka Ortho, we are able to provide free registration for all youth ages 18 & under,” added race director Mike Reneau of the Twin Cities Track Club. “We hope it encourages parents to come out for the race and enjoy it with their kids.”
For more information about the Hopkins Raspberry Run and a link to online registration, please visitwww.hopkinsraspberryrun.com.
Founded in 1964, the Hopkins Raspberry Run is the oldest road race in Minnesota. The race’s mission is to provide a safe and fun environment for members of the community to enjoy the sport of running. All proceeds from the event will support the Hopkins Cross Country & Track programs in addition to other youth running programs organized through the Twin Cities Track Club.