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Recap: I Ran The Zoo Run In Philadelphia To Benefit Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, hundred of families woke up the animals as they ran in the first annual I Ran the Zoo 5K Run at the Philadelphia Zoo. Despite the stormy weather, most animals surfaced for runners to see them playing. Bob Bacon, came in first place finishing in 20 minutes and 3 seconds. The Kelly Anna Dolan Memorial Fund hosted the event, and all proceeds went to their foundation.The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund help raised money for families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and injuries. They provide financial assistance for needs not covered by insurance, respite programs, and non-cash items to families in Tri-State area. The fund has assisted more than 23,000 families in almost 38 years of operation.

A group of runners getting instructions before beginning the 5K race. Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial

A group of runners getting instructions before beginning the 5K race.
Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial

        A young runner finishing the race strong.                                                   Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Website

A young runner finishing the race strong.
Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial

 

A representative from the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Foundation shares insight on their amazing organization. Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial

A representative from the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Foundation shares insight on their amazing organization.
Photo Credit: The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial

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