CLEVELAND — The 8th Annual Running with a Mission brought a record number of participants to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Saturday.

More than 1,600 runners and walkers came together for a kids' race, 5K and 1-mile walk for an excellent cause in Laura's Home, of The City Mission.

Laura's Home is a women's crisis center, which helps hundreds of women and children every year to get food, shelter, and a fresh start.

The event presented by the Sherwin-Williams Women's Club, also featured, games, live music, and face painting for kids.

Channel 3's own Maureen Kyle was today's emcee.

For more information on Laura's Home, click HERE.

For more information on The City Mission, click HERE.