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Our Mission


Combatting Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a pressing issue leading to serious health consequences like type II diabetes. Through running, we aim to address this challenge by promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices.


Benefits of Running

Running offers a myriad of benefits, including increased lung capacity, endurance, and lean body mass. Moreover, it fosters social wellness through friendships, camaraderie, and inspiration to achieve personal wellness goals.


Utilization of Funds and Community Impact

Funds raised support vital elements such as event security, park upkeep, and participant amenities like T-shirts and refreshments. We extend our impact through educational events on wellness and running benefits, as well as providing running shoes for underprivileged children, ensuring all have proper gear for healthier lifestyles.

Million Wolde is an Ethiopian athlete, winner of the 5000 meters at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Million Wolde was born on March 17, 1979, in Ethiopia. Million Wolde took a gold medal for the 5000 meters competition at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics when he was 22.

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Contests Participated

Million Wolde competed in the 1996 World Junior Championships in Sydney, finishing sixth in the 3000 m steeplechase. Million Wolde gained second place at Turin in 1997 and at Marrakech, in 1998. Million Wolde also finished eighth in the Junior World Cross-Country Championships at Cape Town in 1996

Contests Won

In the Junior Championships, at France, Annecy in 1998. He won the 5000 m at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, when he was still just twenty-two. With no one prepared to set a decent pace, Wolde bided his time and then sprinted past the leaders with 200 m remaining to win.



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