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Kids Run RVA Profiles: Coach Abby Harsh

Thursday, March 19

By: Chaz Coleman, Kids Run RVA Program Manager Abby Harsh is the new run club head coach at Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School (AJCES) but she is not new to Kids Run RVA, having previously worked with the run club at Albert Hill Middle School. Her reason for volunteering at Albert Hill was “because I enjoy running, connecting with my […]

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Kids Run RVA Profiles: NextUp Coach Gene Parris

Wednesday, February 19

By: Chaz Coleman, Kids Run RVA Program Manager Gene Parris has been teaching in Richmond Public Schools system for 15 years (seven at Albert Hill Middle and the last eight at Henderson Middle). He was accustomed to the lack of after-school programs at his middle schools until NextUp RVA gave him an opportunity six years ago. Playing basketball growing up, […]

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Kids Run RVA Profiles: Changjwok Deng’s Journey to Coach and Mentor

Friday, January 17

By: Chaz Coleman, Kids Run RVA Program Manager Kids Run RVA Coaches come from all walks of life. They may differ in age, race, and nationality, but all are drawn to Kids Run RVA by a desire to help others through active living. Everyone has a story, but none are quite like Changjwok Deng’s journey. Deng has been a coach […]

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