Oftentimes, when people talk of Cuba they invariably look back, but our Roots reach for the sky. Since its inception, ROOTS OF HOPE has been empowering Cuban youth to be agents of change with innovative programs such as CELLS 4 CUBA and our Family Reunification Program. By bringing Cuban youth into the 21st century technologically and building cultural and academic relationships with our counterparts on the island, the seeds of hope that we have planted are starting to grow in the most amazing of ways. Roots of Hope is on a run and we want you to join us!
As a New Yorker, born and raised in Miami (AKA Little Cuba), I could not have found a better place to support my Cuban roots. I dedicate this race to my grandfather Elio J. Fiallo. He left Cuba to provide a better life for my mother and our future generations. If it wasn't for his courage and perseverance I would not have the amazing opportunities in life God has blessed me with.
After a year of rehab from a running injury and the upcoming 30th birthday milestone...it is an honor to support a great cause and run this race on my old stomping grounds. Please help me make a difference as I train for the big day.
Thank you for your help. Every little bit helps!