Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk raises more than $1 million

The 2012 Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital raised more than $1 million, according to an announcement from the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

The fundraiser, which took place Saturday, Sept. 15, drew more than 14,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair participants for an optional 3-mile and 5-mile course through downtown Milwaukee.  

“Briggs & Stratton is proud to continue our title sponsorship for this great event,” said Laura Timm, director of corporate communications for Briggs & Stratton Corp. “Hundreds of our employees participate every year, affirming our commitment to helping Children’s Hospital make a difference in the lives of children in our community. We truly are honored to help mark the 35th anniversary of Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk.”

In its 35 years, the event has raised more than $14 million through donations and pledges. Proceeds have helped fund medical equipment, train medical staff and support research for Children’s Hospital.

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