YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The Lakeland Education Foundation's 5K Run/Walk gathered more than 300 runners and walkers of all ages and raised $3,100 for educational grants throughout the district on Sunday, April 19.
"One of the purposes of the Keeping Fit 5K is to promote wellness throughout the Lakeland School District Community," said Patricia Viggiano, the district's director of science and wellness committee member who helped organize the event. "The walk originated from the Wellness Committee working with the local Chamber of Commerce a few years ago to create a community wellness walk/run to benefit the schools."
Middle school teacher Stephanie Hudson chaired the event for the Lakeland Educaiton Foundation.
"The race allows students, teachers, administrators, parents, coaches, support staff, and families to all come together for a good cause," said Viggiano. "There were a number of teams representing the schools and athletics in the district. The weather was amazing and the school spirit shown was even more amazing."
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