5K Fun Run for Education

4442 Carbon Canyon Road
Brea, CA 92823

Running > Fun Run, 5k

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ALL AGES AND FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME!

Bring out the whole family for our first annual 3k/5k fun run! Help us raise awareness and funding for our feeding program at Moraza Elementary School in Botolan, Zambales, Philippines. Take in the beautiful nature trail at Carbon Canyon Regional Park that includes Orange County’s only grove of majestic Coastal Redwoods, a 4-acre lake, and plenty of wildlife. Whether you come for the full 5k or take our shorter 3k trail, the fun run has a place for you!

ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A T-SHIRT AND MEDAL!

 

WHY WE ARE DOING THIS

School attendance in rural areas is considerably lower than their urban counterparts. Although a majority of the students suffer from malnutrition, most schools simply cannot afford to fund a feeding program. Government funded feeding programs currently exist in some schools, but it can take years to receive approval for a program. Due to budget constraints, it is highly unlikely that aid will be available to all schools to address this problem. After speaking with the teachers and other school officials that serve in these rural poverty-stricken communities, the lack of a feeding program was identified as the largest reason why parents don’t send their school-age kids to school.

This is where we have the incredible opportunity to step in and help.

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