23rd Annual Kids' Fun Run

Kids 10 years of age and under are invited to run or walk in the Kids' Fun Run, which begins at 9:30 a.m. on July 4th. The course is a flat half-mile loop that starts and finishes at the Palisades Recreation Center parking lot on Alma Real.

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All kids, whether pre-registered or registering on July 4th, need to check in at the Fun Run Tent, located on the grass near the park entrance on race day. Parents must sign the waiver on their child's registration form.

The Kids' Fun Run is a non-competitive run emphasizing participation, with each registered child receiving a t-shirt at check-in and an American flag and participation ribbon after the race.

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Sponsored By

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Gemma and Grace Holscher, KFR 2017 National Anthem Singers

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Grace & Gemma Holscher Bios

Grace Holscher, age 11 is a 6th grader at Calvary Christian School. She has trained with local Palisadian voice coach, Dana Greene, for the past five years. Grace spends much of her time on stage at the Morgan Wixson Theater in Santa Monica, where she performed in seven youth productions. Grace also plays piano and has taken lessons from local Palisadian pianist, Yulia Barsky. When not on stage, Grace can be found reading, watching YouTube make-up videos and she is learning to surf.

Gemma Holscher, age 13 is an 8th grader at Calvary Christian School. Gemma has also trained with Dana Greene for five years. In addition to singing and playing piano, Gemma recently received her black belt in karate from Gerry Blanck Studio located in Pacific Palisades, where she has studied for the past six years. Gemma loves playing volleyball, and singing in worship band at school.

Both Gemma and Grace are native Palisadians and have three other siblings, Luke (15), Joseph (7) and James (5). They are the children of Kelly and Mark Holscher.


A patriotic clown will be on hand to entertain the kids at the start line and for face painting and balloon animals after the race.

TRUE Car will be providing an exciting array of free swag to participants, in addition to free face painting and a free photo booth for families and kids.


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Wednesday, July 4th 2018

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