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Clubs taking part in Capital One Race for Kids
By Dave Flaherty, Lindsay Post Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:45:26 EDT PM

A number of youth in the March Break program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes take part in a mock version of the Capital One Race for Kids on Tuesday, Mar. 13. The clubs will be taking part in the first annual Capital One Race for Kids on June 2. Teams of five will compete against each other in a race that includes 10 mind-challenging checkpoints. The kids' challenge was to keep a number of balloons in the air for a certain amount of time. DAVE FLAHERTY/The Lindsay Post LINDSAY - On June 2, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes will present a new unique fundraiser that they hope will be a resounding success. The local clubs are one of many across the country taking part in the Capital One Race For Kids this summer, formally announcing the local event in Lindsay on Friday, Mar. 13. Organizers are describing this event as "an urban adventure race" where teams of five compete. However, it is not just about the physical side of things, said Heather McCullough of the Boys and Girls Clubs. There will be 10 mind-challenging checkpoints that teams will have to complete before they can cross the finish line.

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After the event, there will be a celebration held at the club, although McCullough said details for that are "top secret" at this point. The race is open to anyone over the age of 18. "It is designed to be a challenge but also fun," McCullough said. "It doesn't require any special skills or abilities." Those interested in registering a team or pledging a participant can...