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Did you know that Kenya is not only known for its fast runners, but for students who are bright and eager to learn? On October 29, 2016 Kenyan Connect will host the third annual Run Like a Kenyan to help support teachers and students living in rural Kenya to a brighter future through education. Founded in 2002, Kenya Connect partners with 11 secondary schools and 44 primary schools to engage and empower students and teachers in rural Kenya to succeed in the 21st century. In 2012, Kenya Connect opened a Learning Resource Center that is equipped with 28 computers and a library-- the only facility of it's kind for 100km. Students are now taking basic technology classes and upper level classes including coding, animation and 3D printing! In addition, students and teachers are able to check out books for the first time! Run Like a Kenyan supports this work at our solar-powered LRC and opens the world of education to even more students! The race will be held on the beautiful campus of Sandy Spring Friends School and over 300 runners from Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Anne Arundel counties and Washington, DC are expected to be a part of race. In addition to the 5k and 10k run/walk, there will be a crafts market featuring Kenyan baskets, woodcarvings, aprons, and tablecloths created by our friends in rural Kenya.

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AGX Marketing LLC

AGX Marketing LLC

In memory of Martin Goldsmith, extraordinary runner and father! 1 year ago

Amy & Katie Tich

Amy & Katie Tich

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2 years ago