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Let Me Run

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Year Founded:
2009
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Emily Battle
Main Address:
1515 Mockingbird Lane
Suite 7149
Charlotte, NC 28209

What We Do

Let Me Run is a nonprofit wellness program that inspires boys to be themselves, be active, and belong. With a comprehensive curriculum that applies the power of running, the program encourages boys to develop their psychological, emotional and social health, in addition to their physical health. Twice a week for seven weeks, two trained volunteer coaches lead an elementary or middle school team through practice. Designed to amplify confidence, self-expression, and respect for others, each practice includes a lesson from the Let Me Run curriculum that incorporates running, games and activities. Each fall and spring season culminates in a 5k race festival that celebrates the boys’ personal growth.

Interesting Info

25% of Let Me Run participants receive scholarship funding.
Let Me Run has served more than 24,000 boys nationally.
More than 7,400 volunteers have supported the program.

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