Run For Mukhanyo

Oct 20, 2021 - A youth-planned run benefitting three great organizations

Run for Mukhanyo is an hour-long kids run to raise money for worthy charities on Oct 20, 2021. The race is planned and organized by the students of Veritas School in collaboration with the Live Red Foundation as a benefit for three great organizations. Each organization works to improve the lives of kids in local communities, from Richmond to South Africa.  In 2020, a total of 311.85 miles were run which raised $12,581.27.  Find information on the beneficiaries, details of the event, and how to get involved below!

Race Details

What is the event?

The event is a one hour fun run/walk for kids and friends. Participants, friends, and family pledge to donate a certain amount based on the number of laps completed in one hour.

Event Schedule

The event will take place October 20, 2021 with the following schedule:

  • 3:30-4:00 pm: Participants arrive at race site
  • 4:00 pm: Group picture
  • 4:10 pm: Warm up by a RFM student committee member
  • 4:30 pm: Run start
  • 5:30 pm: Run finishes
  • 5:45 pm: Celebration

 

How can I participate?

5/1 – 9/30 10/1 – 10/18 Event Day
$15 $20 $25

Register Now >>

How can I volunteer?

Register to volunteer here >>

How can I donate or raise money?

Donate to support the 3 beneficiaries here >>

Create an online fundraising page and ask friends to donate here >>

Download sponsor page and ask friends to sponsor you here >>

If interested in corporate sponsorship, email us

 

Beneficiaries

Mukhanyo Christian Academy

provides South African orphans in grades K-6 with education, meals, foster care, and social services, enabling these vulnerable children to create a future flled with hope: one that looks beyond daily survival to a joyful life of accomplishment and service. By providing South Africa’s youngest with a frst-class education – one that targets the mind, body, and soul – Mukhanyo Christian Academy seeks to cultivate a new generation of community leaders.

Learn more at http://www.friendsofmukhanyo.com

 

Youth Life Foundation of Richmond

is a non-profit organization based in Richmond which operates Learning Centers for children in at-risk communities in Richmond. These learning
centers seek to develop leaders by making long-term investments in the children from these communities. By supporting students academically, developing their character from a young age, raising expectations, and
investing in their lives through committed mentoring relationships, these youth will rise above their circumstances to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more at http://ylfr.org/

 

Live Red Foundation

creates community-led fitness programming and events which facilitate change in individuals’ lives and communities. By creating multi-week fitness classes available for free to young people, valuable life skills are taught through weekly fitness training and mentoring.

Learn more at livered.org

 

GIVE

Support our 3 beneficiaries

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PARTICIPATE

Register for the event

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteer at the event

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Sponsors

Below are our current sponsors.  To join this list of great partners, contact us.