KNX 1070 News Radio Honors Karen Armstrong as "Hero of the Week".
5/16/19 - A woman in Southern California is fulfilling her late brother's dream through a foundation in his honor. Listen to the radio interview.
December 29, 2015: TeamRun Strong in the OC Register!
Students from MacArthur ran into a photographer from the OC Register while out training on Monday and he shared their photo in the "Our Towns" section of the paper on 12/29 with the caption "Running into the New Year".
All of the RunStrong teams from Carr, McFadden, MacArthur and Mendez have been training during the Winter Break in preparation for the So Cal Half Marathon/5k on Sat. Jan. 9th. Photos posted on the RunStrong Facebook page. Thanks to Greg Rankin for sharing this photo from the paper with us! View the full article.
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010: Santa Ana school gym dedicated to doctor
Santa Ana Unified School District has named the Carr Intermediate School gymnasium in honor of former student and late physician Dr. Kevin Armstrong. Armstrong died in 2005 at the age of 39 from a rare heart condition. He attended Diamond Elementary School and was valedictorian at Carr in 1979. After earning his medical degree and becoming established, Armstrong gave back to the community by becoming a volunteer physician at district high school football games. Read the full article online at the Orange County Register
Monday, August 31, 2009: Segerstrom High hosts 'Catastrophic injury' seminar
SANTA ANA - The Kevin Armstrong, M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation and Athletic Conditioning Injury Center last week sponsored a catastrophic injury management drill for high school athletic directors, coaches, trainers and other school personnel at Segerstrom High School's stadium.
Participants representing 17 Orange County high schools and 14 Los Angeles County high schools learned and practiced industry guidelines and the recommended methods for treating the most common catastrophic sports injuries such as heat illnesses, spinal cord injuries and cardiac arrest which can affect high school athletes. Read the full article online at The Orange County Register
January 6, 2009: Runners to hit the streets of Irvine
After two years of benefiting Families Forward, portions of this year's race proceeds will go toward the Kevin Armstrong Foundation. Created in honor of the former orthopedic surgeon who served as Woodbridge's first student body president and track captain, the foundation provides free physicals and encourages kids to get involved in sports.
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March 13, 2008: Santa Ana schools get heart-starting devices. Read the pdf.
March 10, 2008: Press Release - All City Track Event Draws Hundreds Including U.S. Olympic Track Star. Read the pdf.