Jessica Lukasik wrote -
What if you could help those in need just by putting one foot in front of the other?
Throughout October, athletes from all over the world will be putting on their running shoes for the Run Against Ebola campaign. The campaign will raise funds to help Doctors Without Borders in their fight against Ebola. Not a runner? We need you to sponsor our runners or donate to our cause.
Ebola is one of the world’s deadliest diseases; we need your help to stop it.
How Run Against Ebola works
Join: Join the running team by clicking on ‘The Team” tab and share this link with your friends, family and colleagues:
Track: From 1-31 October 2014, track your runs using any recognized smartphone app and then share screenshots of your progress using the #RunAgainsEbola hashtag on the campaign’s Twitter feed or Facebook page.
Raise money: Get your friends, family and colleagues to donate by giving you
- A flat donation of any amount at any point during the campaign or
- Sponsoring you per mile
Win: The runner who has tracked the maximum distance over the month will win a brand new Garmin Forerunner 210 GPS-Enabled Sport Watch with Heart Rate Monitor.
Pledge: Sponsor our runners per mile or give a donation using our Crowdrise page: https://www.crowdrise.com/runagainsteboa
Share: Let everyone know that you’re helping the fight against Ebola by sharing the Crowdrise page with everyone you know and using the #RunAgainstEbola hashtag on Twitter and Facebook.
Find out more about Doctors Without Borders’ fight against Ebola: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/our-work/medical-issues/ebola
Who are we?
Mbong Hudson is CEO & Founder of Trailers Run (www.youtube.com/user/trailersrun) a company bringing the trail running experience in Mauritius to life. He is also a member of Rando Trail & Nature (www.randotrail.mu)
Jessie Lukasik is a graduate of the US Coast Guard Academy, a member of the US Coast Guard Academy Triathlon Team and a Post Graduate Student of the School of Economics, University of Mauritius
Together, we wanted to help the fight against Ebola by doing one of our favourite things: running. If you have any questions about Run Against Ebola, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds will be used to purchase one Garmin Forerunner 210 GPS-Enabled Sport Watch with Heart Rate Monitor. All other proceeds will be transferred directly to Doctors Without Borders. Judges decision on winner of the prize is final.