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Summer Running Camp Financial Aid

In an effort to develop an early love for running among Manatee County students, Bradenton Runners Club offers financial assistance for Running camp 2016 winnersattendance to summer running camps.  Applications for the 2016 summer season were due Friday, Apr. 29th. The BRC Board carefully reviewed all applications and voted on recipients at the organization’s May 2016 board meeting on Wednesday, May 4th.

For the 2016 season, BRC is pleased to award seven Manatee County student athletes up to $250 each to attend a summer running camp. Our 2016 recipients are: Lakewood Ranch High School sophomores Emma Fazio and Sarah Fazio and Manatee High School freshmen Abby Lipton, Matt Lyons and Ryan Boyce and sophomores Johann Bertram and Raquel Lespasio.

BRC will open up applications for 2017 Summer Running Camp Financial Assistance on Wednesday, Feb. 15th. Applications will be due on Saturday, Apr. 15th. The running camp application will be posted to the BRC website.

Any rising or current Manatee County high school student will be eligible to apply for running camp financial assistance. Please contact


Letter from Raquel Lespasio, a 2016 BRC Running Camp Financial Assistance recipient, to BRC Scholarship Chair Becky Cosgrove. Raquel, who runs cross country for Manatee High School, attended the Brevard Distance Running Camp in July. with any questions. Check back to the BRC website and the club’s social media outlets – Facebook and Twitter – for updates.