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WaterHope Walk the Walk Jerry Carry

EVENTS
  • WaterHope Walk the Walk Jerry Carry:- Run 3.1 Miles
  • WaterHope Walk the Walk Jerry Carry:- Run 1 Mile
RACE DATE
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Start Time
9:30 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
Heather Farm Park
CITY
Walnut Creek
STATE/TERR
California
Zip
94598
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
925-457-1168
Description
WaterHopes 2nd Annual Walk the Walk Jerry Carry: Walk to provide fresh water for families around the world. Join WaterHope for our Walk the Walk Jerry Carry walk & fun run! This community event is great for first timers, families and those who love to walk while raising money for a better world.

Proceeds benefit WaterHope, a Bay Area nonprofit bringing awareness and real solutions to the world water crisis.
Who benefits?1This year, we are raising funds to benefit the Human Needs Project in Kiberia, a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, where over 300,000 people live. Our goal of $60,000 will provide the residents of this impoverished village with the means to access clean drinking water for years to come.What's a Jerry Can?2These five gallon vessels are synonymous with water collection in Africa as they are used to carry the water villagers bathe in, cook with, and drink.

                                          Secure your spot3The first 200 participants registered have the opportunity to carry a jerry can & symbolically Walk the Walk of many global citizens who must rely on these containers to collect their daily water. You can run, you can walk: this is not a timed race so no pressure! Just good fun and the knowledge that you are making a real difference.Get together4Sign up individually or, better yet, build a team! Get your family, friends and work colleagues to join you in helping to bring awareness to the world water crisis.

Photos of Event5 Participant Premiums6Each Registered participant will enjoy:
A commemorative T-shirt
A goodie bag upon finishing
Water stations throughout the walk
A healthy snack and water at the finish line
Finish line entertainment
A chance to make a difference to families around the world.

Register Now7Please click on the green Register Now button above to register.Make a scene8Bring your supporters! Family and friends who are not able to participate in the Walk themselves are encouraged to be there to cheer you through the finish line. Food and activities for kids and adults will be available.About WaterHope9WaterHope is a 501C3 charity foundation established to fund fresh water projects around the globe. Every day, people all over our world suffer and die because they are without access to clean drinking water. The organization, established in 2004, has raised over $1 million dollars and funded projects in Africa, India, and Asia and we continue to expand our reach every year.Volunteer10To volunteer for this event, please visit http://www.waterhope.org/5k/ and click on the volunteer link.Keep in mind11All ages are welcome to participate in the Walk and strollers are allowed, but pets, skateboards, rollerblades and bicycles are not.Having trouble registering?12Please contact Actives Support department at 1-877-228-4881 or [email protected]

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