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A team of 25 runners took to the streets of Melbourne in support of Kids Under Cover at the 2016 Run Melbourne event in July.
A cold, crisp morning made for perfect running conditions and a motivated and excited team ensured a terrific day was enjoyed by all.
The team had a $10,000 fundraising goal and were determined to surpass that come race day. A final fundraising push post event resulted in the Kids Under Cover team exceeding that goal and raising over $11,500. Long-time supporter Peter Lee contributed $3,000 of the funds raised, participating in his third Run Melbourne event in support of Kids Under Cover.
Peter said, “Working for Porter Davis has given me great insight into the important work Kids Under Cover do. For me they are the best charity we have supported and being a Melbourne-based charity makes it even better. So when you put this great cause together with a fun run it’s a no-brainer for me to get involved.”
Peter has raised over $5,000 for Kids Under Cover since taking part in his first Run Melbourne 10km event in 2013. In 2014 Peter took on the challenge of the half marathon and completed another half marathon this year.
We truly appreciate the support of our community fundraisers like Peter and encourage others to take on a challenge and raise money to help us prevent youth homelessness. We will support you every step of the way, from signing up for the event and setting up your fundraising page to supplying you with a Kids Under Cover CoolDry running t-shirt and cap.
“The support I received in the lead up to the event was awesome,” said Peter, “and the Kids Under Cover team were even there on race day to cheer me on.”
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