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6th Annual Safari Run
5K, 8K, 1K
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
5k Safari Fun Run/Walk
Adult 8k Run with Kenyans
5k Safari Fun Run/Walk - Under 18
Adult 8k Run with Kenyans - Under 18
Children's 1K Run
About This Activity
Please join us for the 6th Annual Safari Run & Race with Kenyans for Global Health! Each participant will receive a hand made, wood carved safari animal from Kenya. Stay after the run for music and African handcrafts for sale.
Kids 1k begins at 1:00pm8K Race begins at 1:15pm5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 1:30pm
The fee for adults 18 and over is $30,10-17 years old and $15, and anyone under 10 years old is free.
This is an out and back, flat course which begins and ends at Midtown Sports and Wellness. The course goes west on the paved bike path, heads north, and loops back around on the same path.
Packet Pick Up
Packet Pick up will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 10:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. at Heart & Sole Sports, 2817 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Abq., 87110.You may also pick up your packet the day of the race 30 minutes prior to the first event.
Each Participant Will Receive
Our gift to you by participating in the Safari Run & Race with Kenyans for Global Health is a hand-carved, wooden safari animal made by a Kenyan artisan in a cooperative in a nearby village where Global Health Partnerships works. You are helping to further the work of GHP of Albuquerque by your participation in these events.
No t-shirts this year
Please note there will not be t-shirts given out at this year's race. Instead, for your participation, you will receive a hand-carved safari animal made by artisans in Kenya.
100% of race registrations will go directly to Global Health Partnerships health projects. GHP is a local non-profit group medical professionals and volunteers work in Kenya as partners with local community organizations and health care providers to improve the health and well being of the poor and marginalized. Each year several UNM medical students travel to Kenya to participate in projects as well. Please visit www.ghp-usa.org for more information.
Our Many THANKS to our generous sponsors: Bernalillo County & Heart & Sole Sports
Did You Know
This is the 6th year Global Health Partnerships has worked with local, elite Kenyan athletes to put on this race. The money raised in previous years from the race went towards the purchase of an ambulance that now serves several villages in Kenya. This year we are happy to collaborate with Bernalillo County.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-350-5920 with any questions or comments.