Run for the Island 5K – Saturday August 27, 2016

2014 Haiti 5KWe had a fanastic event yesterday! I’ll be posting an update with photos later today!


Mark your calendars! “Run for the Island 5K”  will be held on Saturday August 27, 2016.   Race time is 9:00 am.   For more information and to sign up go to ItsYourRace.  Register early, performance shirts are only guaranteed till August 6th!

This year’s race is taking  place again at beautiful 370 Lakeside Park.  The Run for the Island 5K and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk benefits God’s Ministry in LaGonave, Inc., an organization that serves the physical, spiritual, and medical needs of the residents in the village of Belle-Vie on the island of LaGonave, Haiti.

First Church ServiceHow much do your miles matter? Over the last four years, this race has funded the construction of a 5-room school house which serves over 200 children, a new church and a cistern to provide drinking water for the entire village!


Featured Raffle Items for 2016:  Tickets $5 each or 5 for $25.  Available Race Day or through Sharon Olwig at

  • Sonos Playbar and Wireles Sonos Play 3 Speakers for streaming music/sound
  • Samsung 55 inch-Smart-HDTV
  • Livescribe 3 Smart Pen – Pro Edition, for Android & IOS
  • GoPro Camera
  • Various gift certificates

Here’s a  Link to Run for the Island Photo Album of last year’s Run


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