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Streams of Mercy Benefit Fun Run
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
About This Activity
This event will raise funds to continue the Boscovet Project's goal of providing clean accessible water to small farm families in rural Kenya. The time and labor required to acquire water - less than clean water - requires a large part of their time - time which could be better invested in education or farming or business. The final goal is, through sustainable development, which allow these families to lift themselves out of the cycle of poverty. So far, the Boscovet Project has dug 18 wells using local labor and are now putting in a pilot community water system. Race Director, Daniel Haskins, DVM, leads a team to Kenya every January where the initiatives in water quality, animal health, early childhood education, bio-intensive agriculture, and microfinance are improved and expanded. 100% of proceeds from this event will go to the project's work. The Boscovet Project spends less than 1% on overhead expenses so your dollars get stretched. Thank you for considering supporting this Project.
Event details and schedule
The event will be staged at Cedarhome Elementary School and the start times are staggered to minimize congestion at the start of each run. Plenty of parking is available on site. The routes will course through the countryside and neighborhoods of the Cedarhome area. A family friendly 2K walk/run course is also offered. Race bibs and timing will be provided to race participants as well as refreshements and food provided by Haggen Foods. Early registration is recommended at www.boscovet project.com. On-site registration will be available from 8:30 to 9:54 the morning of the fun run. Long sleeve Tek shirts are available for purchase too. Prizes will be awarded to the first three finishers in the male and female categories. All participants will receive a custom ribbon and the top 3 male and female finishers in each age category will receive a finisher ribbon