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28 October 2013

Accra International Marathon

For the countless forgotten children living, homeless, on the streets of Accra and elsewhere in Ghana, exposure to danger is their daily reality—danger of hunger and malnutrition; certainty that they will be uneducated and ill-prepared to overcome the many struggles of life; the probability that they will fall prey to two-legged predators who exploit vulnerable children.Life is a struggle— Ɔbra yɛ ko, as the Akans say—is a familiar truism, a fact of life daunting even for adults living with relative privilege. But a day in the life of a child living on the streets of Accra is harrowing: in inclement weather, they cower; with no assurance of adequate, nutritious food, their physical and mental growth is stunted; with little or no education, their development and future prospects are diminished; with scant protection from life’s many assaults, many perish.Without intervention from caring communities, chances are these children will continue living in danger. One such caring community resource is Chance for Children (CFC), a local charity dedicated to ensuring that, in the words of co-founder Amon Kotey, “Accra’s street children experience love and security” and receive sound educational and vocational training.Every month, CFC supports hundreds of these at-risk kids in many ways. There is the drop-in center, where non-residential kids can eat, bathe, and enjoy at least temporary respite from street life. There are also secure, residential marathoners running in the rain facilities, where over 60 children are boarded under caring adult supervision and are able to complete schooling in relative safety. There are opportunities to undergo vocational training or further studies to enable these children to take control of their lives and become productive members of their communities. Where appropriate, Chance for Children also supports numerous youths in their family settings and reaches out to administer to hundreds of children on the streets.Once again, the Accra International Marathon (AIM) is AIMing to Care for our Children by supporting CFC as one of this year’s Charity Partners. Chance for Children offers at-risk street children the opportunity to be safe, loved, well fed, and better equipped to increase their chances of developing their potential and achieving happiness.The AIM Charity Partner matching funds program supports those who help themselves by matching funds raised by the Partners. Charity Champions champion the cause in various ways. This year, you can AIM to Care as a Charity Champion simply by registering a relay team or teams to participate in AIM, scheduled for October. You will be supported to achieve your victory, and you will enjoy the accolades and celebration that is the due of every champion.
01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2020

Chesapeake Bay Running Club

Membership in the Chesapeake Bay Running Club entitles you to the following benefits: Discounts on select CBRC event fees Access to a network of runners in the Southern MD area for training runs, coaching tips, carpools to area races, and even road trips and mini-vacations to farther afield races Monthly CBRC newsletter Paid entry to select area races as a CBRC team member Invitations to club socials The inside scoop on volunteer opportunities at high-profile races Membership runs calendar year and renewal is required every January. The following membership dues are paid/renewed annually: Individual Membership: $15Youth Membership: $7.50Family Membership: $25 per family     Family Membership Details: Family memberships includes all members of an immediate family living in the same household. Parents of adult members not living in the same household do not qualify as members under their offspring’s membership. Adult children, defined as being 19 years and older, do not count under family memberships unless the adult child is a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours). Once the adult child reaches the age of 22, they will not qualify under the family membership regardless if they are a full-time student.  Event details and schedule
29 Mar 2016 - 31 Mar 2019

Active Crawl

CrowdRise and Active regsitraiton integration demo event.Event details and schedule
07 Aug 2016 - 18 Mar 2019

Olongapo Half Marathon

Olongapo Half Marathon 2020 will be held on February 09, 2020 at the SM City Olongapo Central. OLONGAPO HALF MARATHON 2020 is for the benefit of the chosen Indigent families and children of JCIR Events Management. We are engaged in various social cause and work for the awareness of people about different issues in health, social, religious and other pertinent matters. We also promote healthy lifestyle and living in the community.
13 August 2016

Ruenes Trail

Espectacular la carrera de Ruenes de este fin de semana, por varios motivos, recorrido muy técnico, de los que me gustan, sólo hay que mirar lo que tardé, 2h32min en 20 kilometros, para darse una idea, un pueblo volcao con la prueba, y mucha gente joven en los controles y no solo en los controles, el director de carrera Alejandro Rozalén, 19 años, impresionante vamos. Mucho futuro le veo a la carrera. La carrera fue de Domingo, pero yo junto con Fran y las familias de ambos ya estábamos desde el jueves por Sotres haciéndonos de anfitrión... la promesa del trail Adán. El jueves a última hora un poco de trote para mirar con Adán, también promesa de la ganadería en Picos, sus vacas, las cuales las tiene en la canal del Jierru. Viernes de tarde, buscando un kilómetro vertical lo más corto posible, subimos desde las vegas a las Moñas y sí que salieron los mil, pero no como queríamos ya que los últimos doscientos metros de desnivel, fueron una arista muy divertida. La bajada la hicimos por el collado Camburero, increible la nieve que hay todavía.
13 November 2016

Fort Worth Marathon

The Fort Worth Marathon is a non-profit organization that organizes an annual Marathon and other running event to raise funds for programs that promote exercise and health in the Fort Worth, Texas community and primarily in the public school systems.The course is fast and flat, beginning at Panther Island Pavilion heading South West along the Trinity Trails.Turn around in Benbrook and Ends at Panther Island Pavilion. Course is certified by the USA Track and Fieldand can be used to Qualify for the Boston Marathon.
20 Nov 2016 - 18 Mar 2019

Wolf Hollow Half Marathon

The Wolf Hollow Half Marathon is Nashua's premier half marathon and will run a scenic and shaded course in beautiful Mine Falls Park. Experienced runners not ready for a half marathon can team up to run in the 2-person relay with legs of approximately 7.6 and 5.5 miles respectively. The accompanying 5K will give family and friends of the half marathoners their chance to run through the gem of Nashua's park system.
20 November 2016

Verona Marathon

Shakespeare placed star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet in Verona for good reason: romance, drama and fatal family feuding have been the city's hallmark for centuries. From the 3rd century BC Verona was a Roman trade centre with ancient gates, a forum (now Piazza delle Erbe) and a grand Roman arena, which still serves as one of the world's great opera venues. In the Middle Ages the city flourished under the wrathful della Scala clan, who were as much energetic patrons of the arts as they were murderous tyrants. Their elaborate Gothic tombs, the Arche Scaligere, are just off Piazza dei Signori.With that being said, the Verona Marathon is the place to be!!The appointment with the legendary 42.195 km Verona marathon is for late November. Race ever organized by G.A.A.C. 2007 Veronamarathon ASD and Veronamarathon EVENTS, in collaboration with the City of Verona. A special race , charming, inserted in the calendar of IAAF (International Association Athletics Federation ) and FIDAL (Italian Federation of Athletics). Start fixed at 8.45 from Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella , a charming and relaxing course through the countryside of Verona before entering the city and enjoy the artistic towns. The novelty is the arrival in the beautiful central piazza Erbe, Verona's oldest square , the beating heart of the city. Half Marathon 21.097 km - But there's more . Even those who are unwilling to deal with the 42.195 km will join the party and run with us. New this year is the new Can Grande Half Marathon 21.097 km . Same origin and destination . Same path until kilometer 19. Always great emotions .