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4th Annual Run For Africa

Date

Nov 17 2012

Location

Greenwich CT

Contact Information

runforafrica@me.com

Event Website

https://www.firstgiving.com/HarvestTime

Event Host

Friends in Africa

Distances

  • 10K

Region

East

Event Information

4th Annual Run For Africa 10k Run/3.3k Walk November 17th, 10 a.m. Run or walk for a great cause! Register at: FirstGiving.com/HarvestTime All proceeds benefit two wonderful Senegal, Africa-based charities: Friends In Africa and My Father's House Children's Home. $30 entry fee; FREE ENTRY if you raise $100 in donations! Fun activities for all ages! Africa-themed story time and face painting for kids! Scenic back country Greenwich course for every experience level. 3.3k walk perfect for families (strollers welcome) or 10k run for more experienced runners. All pre-registrants receive a FREE t-shirt and healthy snack bag! Youth 16 and under receive an official Run For Africa participation medal! Friends In Africa is a charity that hosts quarterly, two-day free medical clinics that care for the poor, sick and starving people of Senegal through medical and dental treatment, feeding programs and health education. At each clinic we treat an average of 1,000 desperate patients and at each feeding program we provide a nutritious meal to thousands of malnourished people. My Fathers House is a children's home that provides a family environment for no more than 10 children at a time. The children are provided nourishing meals, enrolled in a private school and nurtured, helping them grow into independent, family oriented, productive adults.

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