Kids' race earns $7K for CISD reading program

A runner crosses the finish line during the Kids Running for Kids fundraising event Saturday at Market Street in The Woodlands. (Michael Minasi)

A thick fog blanketed Market Street early Saturday morning, but it couldn't smother the energy more than 750 kids brought with them to compete in a race for charity.

The children from all over Montgomery County were a part of the third annual Kids Running for Kids charity race that raised $7,000 for the Read for a Better Life program in Conroe ISD.

"All students are important," CISD Superintendent Dr. Don Stockton said. "By your participation this morning, you are helping all our students. I encourage you to read every day and that will help you to succeed."

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