The KRRA Memberships and Race Series help to support many great causes and charities
in the Kingston area.
Some of the most significant KRRA support is for the
Running and Reading Program, (formerly KidsFest) through Frontenac Public School and First Avenue
Public School in Kingston. In this program, volunteer coaches share their love of running, health, and
reading with disadvantaged kids in Kingston and promote a healthy lifestyle to public school
children grades 1 to 6.
As an example of a school that has a Run and Read program in place:
In addition to this, several KRRA Series races are direct sponsors of
Canadian Diabetes Association (Run With The Wild)
Kingston Symphony Association (Beat Beethoven)
Kingston General Hospital Trauma Unit (Limestone Weekend Trauma 10k)
As a final example, in 2012, the KRRA awarded one $500 bursary to a female
graduating high school runners. In 2013, we hope to again award two bursaries
to graduating students from KASSAA schools. For full eligibility criteria,
please see the application form.