Total Fitness Connection's Run Aims to Give Back to Children

By: Lindsey Yates Email
By: Lindsey Yates Email

Ready, set, go!

More than 1,000 runners embraced the early morning hours and the cold temperatures to run or walk for a cause.

The 17th annual Total Fitness Connection's run and walk in Bowling Green included a half marathon, a 5k, and a fun walk.

All the proceeds benefit the Family Enrichment Center, a non-profit organization that aims to prevent child abuse.

The center says they want to imagine a world where every child can be safe.

"We have a crisis childcare nursery. We have parenting classes, support groups, and supervised visitation. We generate most of our funding through grants and fundraisers like this. We couldn't exist without fundraisers like this," says Nickie Jones, Executive Director of the Family Enrichment Center.

The Center is on track to raise nearly $60,000 from the event today.

You can click the link below for more information about the Family Enrichment Center in Bowling Green. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 199696721 -
Gray Television, Inc.