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Eighth Annual Safari Run to be Held March 25


Bernalillo County – 
Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and Global Healthcare Partnerships (GHP) invite the public to the Eighth Annual Safari Run on Sunday, March 25 at the UNM North Campus Golf Course Open Space. The event begins at8:30 a.m.

“This is a chance for the community to watch some of the world’s best distance runners compete in an 8k event or participate in a running clinic where they can meet and get coaching from these amazing Kenyan athletes,” says District 3 Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins. “One-hundred percent of the race proceeds will go directly to help Global Health Partnerships with medical and community projects in rural Kenya.”

To participate in the event, go to Active.com to register online.

Local, elite Kenyan and professional runners will participate in this family-friendly event.

  • 9 a.m.              Kids Running Clinic
  • 9:30 a.m.         1k Kids Run
  • 9:45 a.m.         8k Race
  • 10 a.m.            5k Fun Run/Walk

Each participant will receive a beautiful hand-carved safari animal from Kenya.

Local Kenyan athletes donate their time and energy to help fundraise for Global Health Partnerships, a local 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization of medical professionals and volunteers who work in Kenya to improve the health and wellbeing of the impoverished.