'Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools' held in Prospect Park to raise money for public schools

Parents, teachers and kids laced up their running sneakers Saturday to take part in a race to raise funds for public schools across Brooklyn. Hundreds

Hundreds came out to Prospect Park for this

Hundreds came out to Prospect Park for this year's "Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools." (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - Parents, teachers and kids laced up their running sneakers Saturday to take part in a race to raise funds for public schools across Brooklyn.

Hundreds came out to Prospect Park for this year's "Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools."

Event organizers say this race is the only annual fundraiser where public schools work together to raise money collectively to support all of the borough's schools.

Council member Brad Lander and other elected officials sponsored the event. He says there should be more fundraisers such as this to help support kids.

This is the seventh year the fun run has been held. Last year, the runners were able to raise $10,000.

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