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Runners club at Youth Villages stresses goals, lessons

January 14, 2013

Youth Village Runners Club volunteer Henry Body (left) runs with Austin M., 11, around the lake at Youth Villages in Bartlett. Top achievers in the club get to participate in local road races. (Photo by Mark Weber, The Commercial Appeal)

The Commercial Appeal in Memphis has a good feature about the volunteers who work with young people at our Memphis-area campuses through the Youth Villages Runners Club. Learn how running helps these youth through more than just exercise. It provides valuable lessons in discipline and in setting goals. Read the story at

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