Ron Woodrich, lead desktop support analyst at Akron Children’s, remembers the exact moment when he was ready to make a change in his health. It was July 13, 2013, and he had just been denied a seat on the GateKeeper roller coaster at Cedar Point because the safety belt didn’t fit securely. “It was in […]
More than 1,000 runners, walkers and dogs participated in the day’s festivities, and many more friends and family members joined them for the fun and fitness-oriented activities in Perkins Square Park. The event raised $10,000 for Akron Children’s social work department and a picnic for patients and families affected by cerebral palsy. If you were […]
There were plenty of feet (and paws) on the streets around Akron Children’s Hospital for the 28th annual Kids Are #1 Run and Family Fun Day, held June 2, 2013, in Perkins Square Park.
Hundreds of kids, adults and dogs got into the spirit of Akron Children’s Hospital’s 27th annual Kids Are #1 Run and Family Fun Day on June 3. View our photo gallery.
Nearly 1,000 people and dogs braved the heat Sunday to participate in Akron Children’s Kids Are Number One Run. All you had to do was look around to see why the Kids Run is such a beloved event. It offers a perfect combination of happy patients, devoted employees and diligent volunteers (and their dogs). Now […]