Jog-a-thon on tap in Jenkintown
The fourth annual Drake Jog-A-Thon will be held on Oct. 19, from 8:15 a.m. to noon at the Jenkintown High School track. This has been a highly successful event for the elementary and middle school in past years. This year ’s event has expanded district wide. Students will run, jog or walk for 30 minutes around a 1/5 mile track, separated by age group. They will raise money for the home and school association.
The event, first organized i n 2009, has helped to build school spirit and a sense of community while promoting a healthy lifestyle for our children and raising money for the school. In asking for pledges per lap or as a lump sum, the children raised more than A7,500 each year, while getting exercise and having fun. Money raised supports activities such as field trips, science programs, art and music.
For more information, visit www.jenkintown.org by clicking on “Home and School” t hen “Jog-AThon 2012.” Donations can also be made through the website.