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Sun, May 11, 2014
San Francisco, CA
About This Activity
"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." –Nelson Mandela
WorldTeach is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986 in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific.
Come join us as we celebrate an opportunity to spread education in Tanzania, Africa. Many of the schools in rural Tanzania have limited access to basic school materials. There is no internet, and often times no copy machine or printer for the teachers to use if needed to print course work for students. The families have limited income and often times cannot afford purchasing supplies for their kids to do school projects. Education, however, is a priority in Tanzania and is highly valued.
What better way to combine running, service, and Bollywood than to participate in a Bollywood 5k fun run/walk to benefit students in Tanzania?
Event schedule and times
Date: May 11th 2014
Location: Golden Gate Park BandshellMusic Concourse Dr., San Francisco, CA
Start Time: 9 AM
Recommended Arrival Time: 8 AM
End Time: 11 AM
Course info: Dress up as your favorite Bollywood actor/actress and enjoy a beautiful run through Golden Gate Park's Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden, and de Young Museum.You can take a brisk walk, nice jog, or run the course.
Hydration: Start/Finish line water will be provided.
Stations: There will be no stations along the course. Snacks/drinks will be provided at the start/finish line.
Post Race: All participants who finish will enjoy snacks/drinks at the finish line. Participants will also receive a finisher's t-shirt.