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Fun Run Kicks Off Fox Cities Marathon

APPLETON, Wis. - Families in the Fox Cities laced up their running shoes for the Guardian Kids Fun Run.

The Fun Run is the kick-off to the 28th Annual Community First Fox Cities Marathon weekend.

Families and organizers say the event is a great way for kids to be active.

"We want to build that health and wellness mentality young and then it's really about the community," says spokesperson Tara Perre. "People come out and they support the race, they support the participants. It just brings everybody together for a great fun weekend."

"I think that it's nice that we can do it together as a family," says participant Sarah Mall Pavich.  "We have our children ranging in ages from four years old to 13, so we have something for all of the ages so we can all come together and everybody can participate."

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