Your $120 entry fee will entitle the first 100 runners who sign up to have dinner at 3 orphan dinner dances on November 28, 29 & 30. Medical care will also be provided at these orphan dinner dances. If you are a doctor, nurse or licensed physical therapist and would like to help, please write me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Transportation will be provided and we will be leaving from the Imperial Hotel and brought back to the Duke of Breeze Hotel, both hotels are within 2 minutes walk from Jomo Kenyatta Sports Stadium.
November 28, 2012 orphan dinner dance at Beldina Opiyo's project, Amelio Primary School in Amelio Village 2:30 - 5:30 PM. We will depart from the Imperial Hotel at 1 PM and we will leave Amelio Village about 5:30.
November 29, 2012 orphan dinner dance at Dr. Bonyo’s, The Mama Pilista Bonyo Memorial Health Centre, irrigation sub-location, 2 - 5 PM. We will depart from the Imperial Hotel at 12:30 PM and we will leave the Health Centre about 5:00.
November 30, 2012 orphan dinner dance at Rispah Ochola’s, Hope Initiative, Kendu Bay, 3 - 6 PM. Rispah Ochola is the Program Coordinator and she struggles to provide meals and education for the orphans. Kendu Bay is the paternal home of President Obama's great-grandfather, a place our President traveled to, to visit his relatives. You can walk in the footsteps where the Obama clan previously lived. We will depart at 12:30 and we will leave Hope Initiative about 6:00.
You will have the rare and unique pleasure of dining and dancing with a minimum of 300 orphans and being entertained by them as well. If you cannot attend the orphan dinner dances please write me as transportation is costly to arrange.
Photos of last year's World AIDS Marathon, Orphan Dinner and Children’s Walk can be viewed by visiting the link, http://www.worldaidsmarathon.com/PhotosfromWAM2011.html.
Prize money will be $1,000 minimum. This is clearly not a race to run if prize money is your goal. The prize is raising awareness about the plight of AIDS sufferers and the orphans of Africa. The marathon and half marathon running fees for Kenyan runners is 50 shillings, about 75 cents, and can be paid on-site the morning of the marathon. Please arrive by 5 AM. Alternately there will be a few facilities for Kenyans to sign up in advance, locations to be determined.
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Dr. Richard L. Sartori of Garden City Pediatric examined 56 orphans a both orphan dinner dances on November 29 and 30, 2011.
Start of World AIDS Marathon 2011, 29 wheelchair participants were included in a field of 404 runners.
The American Medical Student Association prepared this slide. This was one of the orphan dinner dances the Richard M. Brodsky Foundation. Since 2006, the Brodsky Foundation has sponsored orphan dinner dances for 2,800 Kenyan orphans.
Start of the 2004 World AIDS Marathon. Zeus, King of the G-ds came to Kisumu, Kenya to see how his modern day marathon was faring.
President Obama's grandmother, pictured in the blue dress, second from right, waved the Kenyan flag signifying the start of the 2008 World AIDS Marathon
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