Protected: Group Tickets for One World Running Fundraiser

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by in Uncategorized

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2011 One World La Farola Run

Posted on 04. Aug, 2011 by in Races

One World Running helped the city of Baracoa, Cuba, celebrate its 500th anniversary by putting on the first annual La Farola “Marathon,” a 31K up and down an engineering marvel of a road called La Farola. Many of the best runners from the island showed up for the event, part of a yearly festival. Each […]

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OWR in Belize

Posted on 14. Apr, 2011 by in Belize, Races

The wide shape appeared suddenly in front of me, looming out of the early-morning darkness as I ran along the water in this sleepy coastal town. Thinking it could be a jaguar, I darted to the side of the road before seeing that it was a woman, a bit heavy, walking briskly. She had on […]

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Shoes for Kilimanjaro Guide

Posted on 29. Jan, 2011 by in Uncategorized

Shoes for Kili Guide, originally uploaded by One World Running. Thanks to Todd Alexander for making sure shoes got onto the feet of porters in Moshi, Tanzania. The porters often do not get much attention, but they are the ones who carry much of the loads that allow visitors to make it to the to […]

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Shoes to Nicaragua

Posted on 13. Jan, 2011 by in Central America, donations

  We had a nice note back from the school which received shoes in Jalapa, Nicaragua. The shipment was delivered to a new school. Professor Debbie Young wrote, We have witnessed the use of the many shoes you have provided for so many people in Nicaragua. and how your shoes are going to good use […]

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Barefoot Ascent of Pikes Peak to Raise Funds

Posted on 14. Aug, 2009 by in Uncategorized

Michael Sandrock, a journalist and volunteer with the One World Running shoe project, will be racing Saturday’s Pikes Peak Ascent barefoot, as a fundraiser for the project, which collects and distributes new and used shoes in developing nations and in the U.S. Sandrock is collecting pledges for each mile of the ascent. The run starts […]

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City of Boulder’s Youth Services Initiative

Posted on 25. May, 2009 by in Uncategorized

City of Boulder’s Youth Services Initiative, originally uploaded by One World Running. City of Boulder’s Youth Services Initiative came and sorted and boxed shoes on May 19, with 65 local local low-income teenagers receiving shoes. They and their coach, Alex Zinga, ran and walked the Memorial Day Bolder Boulder 10K. This all part of an […]

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MaraYateras 7k – Race Finish

Posted on 06. Apr, 2009 by in Uncategorized

MaraYateras 7k – Race Finish, originally uploaded by One World Running. Every November shoes are sent, with a license, to Guantanamo Province. A yearly 7K race is held, started originally in conjunction with the Boulder Cuba Sister City Project. The race is a highlight for the five towns that make up the municipality of Yateras. […]

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Record Numbers

Posted on 31. Jan, 2009 by in donations

Congratulations to Chris Scheele for reaching his goal of becoming an Eagle Scout. Chris’s Eagle Scout project was collecting, boxing and shipping shoes to One World Running. He ended up with 1,150 pairs, which were sent off in two shipments: one to Haiti, the other to Ghana. Chris now has the record for most shoes […]

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2008 One World Running Shoe Report

Posted on 30. Jan, 2009 by in Uncategorized

Thanks to the many people from around the nation who donated shoes in 2008, One World Running has collected, sorted and washed roughly 16,300 pairs of shoes this year. The donations range from one pair to more than 2,000 pairs. All are valuable, are all are used, and all are kept out of landfills. We […]

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