Annual Brenner Children’s Classic Run will be held on Sept. 8

August 27, 2007

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The 11th Annual Brenner Children’s Classic 5K Run, presented by LeBleu, will be held on Saturday, September 8. The LeBleu Open 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Reynolda Business Center. The race follows a USA Track and Field-certified course through historic Graylyn Estates and Reynolda Gardens.

The CommScope 5K Challenge offers a $2,000 prize to the American male and female runner breaking the current North Carolina state 5K record. The Womble Carlyle School Challenge offers $4,000 in cash prizes to local schools that collect the most cash in donations and registration fees for the event. The grand prize of $1,500 goes to the school registering or collecting the most money for Brenner.
The Toys R Us Fun Run is a one-mile run for children of all ages. The boy and girl winner, ages 13 or younger, will receive a 26-inch all-terrain bike. The fun run begins at 8 a.m. in the Reynolda Business Center parking lot.
After the 5K race there will be a picnic lunch and awards presentation. For more information or to register, go to or

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About Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Wake Forest Baptist is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children’s Hospital. It is licensed to operate 1,154 acute care, rehabilitation, psychiatry and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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