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Ellicott City Kenya Connect 5K Registration OPEN NOW!


The Kenya Connect 5K: Running for Education on Two Continents will wind through the beautiful Dunloggin neighborhood with over 250-300 runners/walkers from Howard, Baltimore, Montgomery, and Anne Arundel counties expected to be a part of the race. We are thrilled that KC’s Director of Technology and Education Programs, Patrick Munguti, will be running the race. This will be Patrick’s first trip to the US and we are ecstatic he will be our featured guest. In addition to the 5K run/walk, there will be a crafts market featuring Kenyan baskets, woodcarvings, aprons, and tablecloths created by our friends in rural Kenya. A post race party will be held on the campus of St. John’s Episcopal Church with breakfast foods.

The top three male/female runners will win hand carved medallions from Kenya, gift cards and the top runner will also receive a Kenyan basket

Top three male/female runners in all age categories will win hand carved medallions from Wamunyu

The fastest team (top five runners on a team) will win a prize

This year we are encourage individuals to fundraise on GlobalGiving: https://www.globalgiving.org/fundraisers/start/

Top Individual Fundraiser and Top Team Fundraiser will win prizes and anyone raising $250 or more will win a Kenyan basket or carving

All runners will receive a short sleeved tech shirt and goodie bag

We are seeking businesses and individuals to support the race through a donation of $1,000, $500 or $250.  ALL sponsors will be recognized:

  • On the back of the race t-shirt
  • On the Kenya Connect website, twitter and facebook page and the race registration page
  • In the Kenya Connect newsletter and annual report

In addition, sponsors at the $1,000 level will get 4 race entries, at the $500 level get 2 race entries, and at $250 get 1 race entry.

Contact Sharon@Kenyaconnect.org