The 27th annual Kids are #1 Run and Family Fun Day was held on Sunday, June 3rd. The event was hosted by employees of the Akron Children's Hospital at Perkins Square Park, near the corner of Bowery and Exchange Streets in Downtown Akron.

Four Different races were held throughout the day; the competitive Miracle Mile, Fun Run, the 5k Run and Paws for a Cause. Nearly 600 people participated in the Fun Run and there were over 200 dogs in the Paws for a Cause Run.

Proceeds from the event benefits two programs; the Global Health Sickle Cell Pilot Screening Program providing Haitians with sickle cell screenings and the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care center Funeral Assistance Program.

For more information, visit online at akronchildrens.org/kidsrun.

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