Thousands of kids take part in Kids Rock race

Thousands of kids take part in Kids Rock race (Image 1)
Thousands of kids take part in Kids Rock race (Image 1)

Thousands of kids took part in the 13th Kids Rock race Sunday at LP Field.

The race is for children in grades K-7 and is organized every year by the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.

More than 6,000 kids ran in the one mile race, which is a culmination of a school based program to tackle childhood obesity.

Mayor Karl Dean was at the finish like to greet children as they finished. The event was not timed and was non-competitive.

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