May 13, 2014
for Water May 25 in Abbotsford
Released by Kylie Bartel, Jelly Marketing
month is here as Abbotsford hosts its seventh annual Envision Financial Run
for Water. On Sunday May 25, thousands of runners will hit the streets of
Abbotsford and race distances of 5km, 10km, 21 km (half marathon), and 42 km
An additional twenty
select ultra marathon runners will meet the day prior and run over
50 km from Chilliwack to Abbotsford, raising a minimum of $1,500
each for clean water projects in Ethiopia.
Growing each year in exposure and impact, Envision Financial Run for
Water is a Boston Marathon qualifying race. In addition to its
elite status as a competitive running event, Run for Water offers
fun for the whole family. This family friendly event encourages
runners of all ages to participate in the 5km or 10km run/walk
around the beautiful trails of Mill Lake Park.
To participate in Envision Financial Run for Water, register online
before May 21
If you aren't able to race but would still like to get involved, Run
for Water is always looking for vibrant volunteers to register
One hundreds percent of donations and fundraising go directly to Run
for Water's charity partner, HOPE International Development Agency.
This year's project is to bring water to a cluster of villages in
Yella, Ghosha and Gezzesso have a combined population of
approximately 18,000 people and girls currently walk two hours to a
contaminated water source. The project will bring water from the
nearest mountain spring to multiple water points by laying fifteen
kilometres of pipe. The cost of the project equals roughly twenty
dollars per person in Yella, Ghosha and Gezzesso, so join the cause
and make a help splash in Ethiopia.
For more information on Envision Financial Run For Water visit:
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