PHOTOS: P.S. 107's Mighty Milers Running Fundraiser

The Mighty Milers at P.S. 107 in Brooklyn raised over $6,000 for the Prospect Park YMCA Strong Kids Campaign through their Fitness Fundraiser at the Park Slope Armory YMCA on Sunday, April 3.

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A Mighty Miler at the P.S. 107 Fitness Fundraiser Sunday; kids in the NYRR youth program ran to help raise money for the Prospect Park YMCA Strong Kids Campaign at the Park Slope Armory, where they regularly run. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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The Fitness Fundraiser helped raise over $6,000 for the Prospect Park YMCA Strong Kids Campaign at Park Slope Armory YMCA, where P.S. 107's Mighty Milers currently run. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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"More schools need to now about Mighty Milers Fitness Fundraisers as they are extremely positive, healthy way to raise money for a school or cause," says spokesperson Laura Paulus. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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Councilman Brad Lander showed up to run with his daughter Rosa, a Mighty Miler at P.S. 107. Councilman Lander is at left, with Cliff Sperber, Executive Director, NYRR Youth and Community Services
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Accomplished Mighty Miler Demian participates in the fundraiser. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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"The kids were having a ball running and laughing with their friends," says Mighty Milers spokesperson Laura Paulus. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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"Most schools typically raise few hundred bucks selling fattening baked goods (often packaged), laden with preservatives to kids -- just what they DON'T need in this age of exploding childhood obesity statistics," says Mighty Milers spokesperson Laura Paulus. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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"With the kids running for donations, not only can they raise more money, but they are doing something positive and empowering for themselves," said Paulus. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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Councilman Brad Lander runs with his daughter Rosa (at left), a Mighty Miler at P.S. 107. (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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P.S. 107 Mighty Miler Demian runs with friend Sasha, who are also both part of the Prospect Park Youth Running Club (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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Left to right: Cliff Sperber, Executive Director, NYRR Youth and Community Services; Mary Vines, MIGHTY MILERS Site Coordinator/PTA President, P.S. 107; NYS Senator Eric Adams (20th Dist.) "Mary is runner herself and takes the kids to nearby Prospect Park for their Mighty Milers workouts and really inspires them to give it their all," says Mighty Milers spokesperson Laura Paulus. And "State Senator Eric Adams was very happy to see this school do so well with their Fitness Fundraiser, and very interested in helping us expand our program in Brooklyn." (Credit: New York Road Runners)
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