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Second UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS® Seattle Fun Run Motivates Local Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lifestyles

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Local youth take off at the second UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Seattle Fun Run today at Genesee Park. UnitedHealthcare …

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Nearly 75 young athletes participated in the second UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS® Seattle Fun Run today at Genesee Park. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound kicked-off the fun run, joined by Sylvia Villalovos-Aguilar, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Washington.

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Local athletes, ages 3-15, had the opportunity to run along portions of the Iron Girl Seattle course, which takes place tomorrow. For the first time in Washington, IRONKIDS offered 1-mile and ¼-mile tracks for physically challenged youth athletes. At the start of the fun run, Villalovos-Aguilar presented a check for $3,000 to local community partner Victory Outreach Children’s Ministry to help promote the organization’s free programs for Seattle youth.

“The IRONKIDS fun run is a great way for our community to come together in an active and healthy way and to teach our youth the importance of a healthy lifestyle,” said Doug Bowes, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Washington. “UnitedHealthcare is grateful for the opportunity to partner with IRONMAN and the Victory...


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