Wednesday, November 16, 2011

...So They Can Get Something 5K

You Get Nothing, So They Can Get Something
5K Family Fun Run/Walk

The idea is simple, let’s gather together during this season of abundance and help someone else. Someone whose life will forever change from a simple gift.

WHAT: A 5K Fun Run
WHEN: Saturday December 24th
· Check In by 7:45am
· Run/Walk will begin at 8 AM
WHERE: Memorial Park 6501 Memorial Drive Houston TX
*see below for directions and parking instructions

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration is $10.00 per person. ALL donations will go towards the ministry done by Living Water International. LWI exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “living water”-the gospel of Jesus Christ. Please visit their website to learn more about the work they do:

Please click here to be taken to our Living Water International Fundraising page and donate $10. Donations through this page go directly to Living Water International to provide clean water for those without any. Upon donating, you will receive a tax receipt as Living Water International is an IRS recognized non-profit.

In the ‘COMMENTS’ section of the donation page, please include which type of donor you are:
(1) Donating and will be at Memorial Park ready to run it out
(2) Donating and sleeping in for this great cause
(3) Donating and will be run/walking on my own
This will allow us to know how many people to expect at Memorial Park.

WHAT TO WEAR: Please wear a blue shirt to the Fun Run.

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED: A starting point and end point, a mapped out route (look for the blue balloons), a motivation to get fit, a sense of community. Other than that, nothing. Please bring water or refreshments you may require.

WHAT TO DO: Spread the word!!! We encourage you to make this a family event! Get some fresh air and start your Christmas off right!

We look forward to seeing you on Christmas Eve Morning!! If you need anything, do not hesitate to contact Tonya Leiva at 832.492.1962 or email

*Directions and Parking:
We will be starting and ending the 5K across the parking lot from the Memorial Fitness Center, near the softball field. (click here to see a map).

Directions from 610:
-Exit Memorial, heading east (towards downtown).
-Turn left onto E. Memorial Loop Drive – this will be the third light after getting on Memorial from 610.
-Turn right onto Arnot Street. Parking lot is immediately on your left. Look for tent with blue balloons.

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