Inspiration Run 2015 – Friday, October 9th

Posted on 10/05/2015

The Inspiration Run is a partnership between the Cabot Country Cruisers and the Cabot School District to promote fun fitness for life.

The event aims to inspire students, teachers, staff, and parents to get up, get out and get moving!

This Friday, October 9th, runners and cyclists will be traveling 26 miles through 14 schools, as students cheer them along the way. Their one purpose is to INSPIRE!

Background:

The Cabot Country Cruisers is a local non-profit running and cycling club. The “Cruisers” reached out and formed a partnership with the school district several years ago to kick off the annual Inspiration Run. This event began in 2007 when Cabot Cruiser, Jackie Clinton created the event. While reading the June 2007 Runner’s World, Clinton was shocked by the grim statistics of childhood obesity and intrigued by examples successful running programs for kids. This issue motivated her to do something in the local community. The first annual Inspiration Run was conceived as a marathon to inspire healthy living for others.

On May 25th, a traveling group of 4 bikers, 15 runners completed a full marathon through Cabot, stopping at every school and speaking to kids about the importance of exercise. The day was a huge success! The Cruisers reached school yards filled with cheering children. The run aimed to inspire other busy parents and excite the local youth to get up, get out, and get moving. The end of the run was really just a starting point. That first run led to both a summer track program and afterschool running clubs. As a result, a partnership has been formed between the Cruisers and the school district to promote fun fitness for life. 

The concept of the Inspiration Run reflects the Cabot School District mission…”It’s About Kids!” We hope to INSPIRE kids to be fit and healthy for life! 

    

For more information on how to participate or donate to the cause contact: Annette Blanton, Cabot Cruiser President, 501-779-2479 or cabotcruiser@yahoo.com or Jamie Oitker, Physical Education Teacher, Jamie.Oitker@cps.k12.ar.us

Click HERE for more information on the Inspiration Run.

 

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Elementary Schools (Grades PreK-4)

Central Elementary
36 Pond Street, Cabot, AR
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Eastside Elementary
17 Bellamy Street, Cabot, AR
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Magness Creek Elementary
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Cabot, AR
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Southside Elementary
2600 South Pine Street, Cabot, AR
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Stagecoach Elementary
850 South Stagecoach Road,
Cabot, AR
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Ward Central Elementary
1570 Wilson Loop Road,
Ward, AR 72176
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1701 South Second Street, Cabot, AR
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401 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
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1900 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
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2555 Kerr Station Road, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3570
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