Run for Club Kids

Run for Club Kids

  • We are so grateful for our 2023 Run for Club Kids participants and donors!

    Thanks to you we were able to raise over $130,000 tobenefit Boys & Girls Clubs!

    Stay tuned for information about 2024 Run for Club Kids...

    Run Club Kids makes a huge impact every year! You don't have to be a runner.  Any pace makes a difference in the lives of kids.

    • Rally a team of your friends, colleagues and neighbors to join you!

    • Collect donations to support the Club- every dollar counts!

    • Raise $300 or more, earn BGC swag, our way of saying thank you for your fundraising efforts.


    All funds raised empower youth by providing high-quality, affordable childcare, educational and recreational activities, tutoring, college and career preparation and over 400 healthy meals and snacks a day to Mercer County youth.

    Contact Sarah Julian,

  • History

    In 2017 Run for Club Kids founders Bill Sheehy and RJ Lewis had an idea to host a run to support BGC Mercer programs.  Bill a former Board Member and longtime supporter of the Club, wanted to make an impact! 

    In 2017, 35 runners ran in the Trenton Half Marathon and were able to raise $180,000 to support Boys & Girls Club! 

    Click Here To View Photos from 2017

    In October 2018, the Run for Club Kids runners participated in two other local races, the Princeton Half Marathon and the Meadows Miler (5k &10K). 

    More teams and runners were recruited and 75 runners raised $150,000 that year.

    In 2019 participation again grew and 150 runners raised $160,000! Click Here To View Photos from 2019

    In 2020 the Club's fundraising team was tasked with delivering a COVID-19 safe Run for Club Kids. The entire month of October was deemed Run for Club Kids month, over 300 participants from all over the country ran any day in October, any distance of their choosing, and raised a record $213,000.

    View Photos from 2020

    Cummulatively, Run for Club Kids has raised over $1,000,000 across 6 years to benefit Club Kids.  

    View Photos from 2022


This template controls the elements:

FOOTER: Footer Title, Footer Descriptions

* This message is only visible in administrative mode
Interested in Volunteering?

We may use cookies to give you the best experience on our website.
In accordance with our Privacy Policy, you hereby agree to our use of cookies on this device.