Rose's Race for a Cause
Organized by: Ben N Rose Cubbage
EVENT DATE Apr 08, 2016
In April I (Rose) will be participating in a marathon that is unbelievably unique. Not only do we have an incredibly opportunity to enter North Korea and run a marathon, but by doing so we will be positively impacting the lives of orphaned and disabled children in a very isolated part of the world.
Here is a comment from the organization who has arranged this race with a higher purpose in mind:
Traveling (and running!) with Koryo Tours means supporting our humanitarian work and cultural engagement projects. Last year 280 runners helped us deliver nutritional food packages to eight orphanages and a school for the blind in North Korea.
Koryo Tours founder Nick Bonner, personally accompanied one of the deliveries in 2015 and said: "Many thanks to all of you who ran the marathon and therefore sponsored our humanitarian work. Koryo Tours is committed to looking after these children and we are providing nutritional deliveries three times a year. No money is exchanged we simply order the best nutritional product, get it shipped to North Korea and visit the orphanages to monitor the arrival of the goods and the wellbeing of the children."
If this is something you would like to help me fundraise for, I would be honored if you would join me in this effort to help children in North Korea. I will do the running but I need you with me on the side lines!