Run for Relief

(This Saturday!!) Christians Concerned for Burma invites the Chiang Mai community to participate in the third annual “Run for Relief” to help put a light on the situation in Burma and to emphasize the need for humanitarian relief for those people now under attack by the dictators’ army. All funds raised are distributed in the forms of medicine, food, equipment, and educational materials supplied to ethnic relief teams who provide assistance to those who have been forced to flee their homes. Race specifics: What: a 5 kilometer run/walk and a 100 meter kids’ dash.

Logo: For a million villagers inside Burma, running is not a choice. Date: April 28, 2007 Times: • Registration: 7:00 a.m. • Start of race: 8:00 a.m. • Kids’ dash: 9:00 a.m. • Awards: 9:15 a.m.

Location: Huay Tung Thao Directions: drive north on Cholpratam Road (the big canal road west of town) toward the 700 Year Stadium. Continue on past the stadium for approximately 3 kilometers. Approximately 300 meters before the Cholpratam Road ends at the Mae Rim turn-off, turn left and cross a bridge. The parking lot where the race begins is the second right. Cost: B200 entry fee, B200 for T-shirt Sponsor: Christians Concerned for Burma Questions/more information call: For Thai: 085 040 2858 For English: 086 780 1437 or Email us at: run4relief@yahoo.com  (4/27)

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One Response to Run for Relief

  1. Max says:

    Wish I was still there, would love to get involved in that. Be interesting to see how many Thais make an effort. Been to Burma a few times and still think people there were some of the nicest I’ve ever met, really friendly, helpful people. Just a shame that their government and neighbours wish to keep them as slaves in their own country.

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