2014 One World Running Kumbo Marathon on Dec. 19

Posted on 16. Feb, 2014 by in Races, Shoe Distribution, Uncategorized

Dec. 19 OWR Kumbo Marathon Kumbo, Cameroon, West Africa $55 This second-year run starts and finishes at the Fon’s palace. It is part of the annual Nso Dance Festival, an important cultural event in Cameroon, lush and beautiful country called the “Swizterland of Africa.” This is a hilly course at an altitude of nearly 6,000 […]

Continue Reading →

2014 OWR Mother Earth/Sacred Water Trail Marathon

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by in Races

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 […]

Continue Reading →

Join OWR at the Inagural Mother Earth Trail Run June 22

Posted on 04. Jun, 2013 by in Races

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 […]

Continue Reading →

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 […]

Continue Reading →

Ohio State at Belize Run 2011

Posted on 14. Apr, 2011 by in Races

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 […]

Continue Reading →

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 […]

Continue Reading →


Posted on 18. Apr, 2010 by in Races

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 […]

Continue Reading →

Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run

Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by in Races, Shoe Distribution

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. […]

Continue Reading →

Spring Break in Belize – You are Invited

Posted on 11. Jan, 2009 by in donations, Races

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. […]

Continue Reading →

San Salvador Race and Shoe Distribution

Posted on 14. Jul, 2008 by in Races

Continue Reading →