Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair (ZimRun)



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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Mountain View, California, USA
Festival Contact Information

The Sustainable Living Foundation of Los Altos
Ellen Clark
Phone: +01 650-941-9206
Email: info@ZimbabweParaguay.org

Festival Description

The Sustainable Living Foundation organizes the Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair in Mountain View. The run consists of one mile for 1st grade through adult, 1/2 mile for Kindergarten, and 220 yards for Pre-School aged children.

There will be two Zimbabwean bands performing with traditional dances and instruments, traditional foods of Zimbabwe plus a children’s art show.

Proceeds benefit Makumbi orphanage in Zimbabwe. We aim to achieve positive social change by promoting service and compassion, healthy living, self-sustainability and education. Register online for the ZimRun race : http://www.ZimbabweParaguay.org. Or just come and have fun watching runners, music, art, and other activities. We would like to encourage you to bring lightly used shoes as a donation for the Zimbabwe children.

Festival Dates March 23, 2014
Festival Links

http://www.ZimbabweParaguay.net/

Festival Events:

Event Highlights 2013:
  • ZimRun
    Keep fit. Create art. Help others. The ZimRun event is open to all ages. Running distances range from 220 yards (Pre-School), half mile (Kinder), to one mile races in age appropriate groups (Grade 1 - Adult). 11 races in total. First race kicks off at 1:00pm. Awards presented. To register online go to http://zimbabweparaguay.net/reg-contrib-form.html Or please use downloadable application to register for by mail or in person on race day.
  • The races run synchronously to the Zimbabwe Fair, and activities include:
    • Live Zimbabwe traditional and contemporary music performed by Chinyakare Ensemble and Sadza Mbira and Marimba Band
    • Children’s art, games, and crafts
    • Zimbabwe cultural booths and sadza buffet
    • You can bring slightly used shoes and/or books for donation
  • Come have fun and support a great cause. Proceeds benefit Makumbi Children’s Home, an orphanage in Zimbabwe.

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • St. Joseph School
    1120 Miramonte Avenue
    Mountain View, California
  • Hours
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

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