Run For Mukhanyo

Oct 16, 2024 - 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 16, 2024.  The course is on a safe cinder track across from Veritas School with ages 9 & under running a 400m loop and 10 & older running a 650m loop.  The race is planned and organized by the students of Veritas School in collaboration with the Live Red Foundation as a benefit for two great organizations: Live Red Foundation and Mukhanyo Christian Academy.  Both organizations work to improve the lives of kids in local communities, from Richmond to South Africa.  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 16, 2024 with the following schedule:

  • 3:30-4:00 pm: Packet pick up / race day registration
  • 4:00 pm: Group picture
  • 4:15 pm: Group warm up
  • 4:30 pm: Run start
  • 5:30 pm: Run finishes
  • 5:45-6:30 pm: Celebration festival with food trucks, games, & fun

2023 Impact

This year, we had 115 kids participate running a total of 572.31 miles!!!

Results:   Short Loop:  Boys  Girls   |   Long Loop:  Boys  Girls


  • 2020 (credits: Melissa Pryor)
  • 2021 (credits: Jayne Aronson)
  • 2022 (credits: Jayne Aronson)
  • 2023 (credits: Jayne Aronson)

How can I participate?

Register by Oct 2nd to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Thru 9/15 Thru 10/14 Race Day
$20 $25 $30

Registration is open here >>

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



Mukhanyo Christian Academy

provides South African orphans in grades K-6 with education, meals, foster care, and social services.  This enables these vulnerable children to create a future filled with hope: one that looks beyond daily survival to a joyful life of accomplishment and service. By providing South Africa’s youngest with a first-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


Live Red Foundation

is a local non-profit which provides free fitness programs that teach life-skills to children in Richmond’s lowest-opportunity neighborhoods.  Live Red Foundation raises the majority of funds for these programs through registrations and sponsorships from a variety of youth run and multisport events that they produce.

Learn more at



Support our 3 beneficiaries



Register for the event



Volunteer at the event


Get Involved


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