Barefoot for Africa 5k


barefoot for africa 5k Feel the grass under your feet at Utah’s first barefoot race in Sugarhouse Park on Saturday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m. This fundraiser supports a charity that takes Utah doctors and nurses to Ghana to perform surgery and provide health care there. Your $30 registration fee pays for your entry and sponsors a runner in Ghana to run in a 5K there in November. You’ll receive their race results and a photo of them. Bring old running shoes to donate to race participants in Africa. Contact volunteer Race Director, Tim Collings, at for information.


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