Category: Races

2014 OWR Mother Earth/Sacred Water Trail Marathon

June 21 , 2014 Greenwood, S.D. This second annual Mother Earth/Sacred Water Trail Marathon goes along the Missouri River in Greenwood South Dakota. It was set up to honor the Lakota people who live on on the Yankton Reservation, and the run coincides with the annual Sun Dance ceremony. Free camping, or rooms are available at […]

Join OWR at the Inagural Mother Earth Trail Run June 22

Mother Earth/Mother Tongue Trail Race/Run 5K and Half-Marathon 2013 Inaugural Event Saturday June 22, 2013 Registration:  7:00-7:50 am Race/Run Start:  8:00 am Greenwood Powwow Grounds, Greenwood, SD Finish at Cedar Church with Food Celebration/Awards Ceremony Prayer Race/Run to encourage Revitalization of the L/D/Nakota Language, MotherTongue Language of the Iháŋtȟuŋwaŋ Oyáte while promoting health and fitness […]

2011 One World La Farola Run

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 […]

Ohio State at Belize Run 2011

Roughly 2,000 shoes were sent to Belize so far this year, including a large number distributed by wonderful Ohio State students on their Alternative Spring Break. The week was highlighted by the annual OWR Special Olympic Belize 5K and 3K, with great support from officials in Belize City. The group also went to Corozul and […]

OWR in Belize

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 […]

2010 BELIZE RUN

The annual Belize Run was a success, our largest race so far in this small Central American country. A dozen undergraduates from Ohio State University distributed a total of 1,184 shoes to youngsters from 28 schools, as well as adults. The race was televised live on Belize TV channel 5, with the Prime Minister’s wife […]

Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run

The two runners in front are carrying the staffs. The Sand Creek Massacre site is in the background, behind the trees and bluff. One World Running was proud to be a part of the 2009 Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run, commemorating those Native Americans killed in the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre, in southeastern Colorado. […]

Spring Break in Belize – You are Invited

We are inviting you to spend Spring break with One World Running in Belize to distribute shoes, help with community service at schools and help put on a race. UPDATE: The 2009 race was a big success, with three distributions of more than 1,500 shoes taking place in Belize City and in two rural towns. […]

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Shoe distribution in Kenya to local school children.
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