12 million have reportedly been affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. So my friends and I are hosting a fundraiser group run/workout along the San Francisco waterfront this coming November 23. You may click the link above to RSVP thru our Facebook event page, or if you can’t come, please consider donating any amount thru our fundraising page: http://www.crowdrise.com/arunfortyphoonhaiyanrelief/fundraiser/teambangonpilipinas Pilipinas, babangon ka muli! (Philippines, you shall rise up again!) Maraming Salamat po! (Thank you so much!)
Super Typhoon Haiyan recently hit central Philippines leaving thousands dead, with thousands more injured & missing, not to mention close to half a million shelters rendered damaged and uninhabitable.To help in the ongoing relief efforts, in cooperation with The Weeple Army, we will run along the …
Running unites us and brings us together because, in the words of the great Bill Rodgers, “We sweat the same. We struggle the same.” Running is a simple, primitive act, and therein lays its power. For it is one of the few commonalities left between us as a human race. Toeing the starting line of a marathon, regardless of the language you speak, the God you worship or the color of your skin, we all stand as equal. Perhaps the world would be a better place if more people ran.
Dean Karnazes, Why Running Matters, Runner’s World.com