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Gaza 5K solidarity walk/run.

On October 5th American Friends of UNRWA and the Ramallah Club of San Francisco are hosting the first ever Gaza Solidarity 5K walk/run in San Francisco! Proceeds benefit UNRWA’s psycho-social support program for children in Gaza suffering from psychological trauma and PTSD due to the devastating November 2012 violence and the prolonged blockade. Since November, reported cases of PTSD have risen by more than 100%. 42% of those cases are children under the age of 9.

Edit (9/17/13): Hi everyone - For those attending, please check out the link above. Just a heads up, there is a registration fee for runners. 

I can't attend this event, so hopefully someone can take the lead to designate a meeting place and time in case you guys wanted to start the 5k together. Have fun! 


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  • HK

    Hi everyone, I went on a run last night, and completely sprained my left ankle! I was hoping the swelling would have gone down this morning, but it looks worse. It looks like I may not be able to run on Saturday :-( I am so dissappointed.

    October 3, 2013

    • Sayed

      lol... im going to bridge to bridge 10k tomorrow. Hopefully, will not flake this time :)

      October 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      whoa!! 10K!! That's awesome! Not gonna lie...I'm feeling tired after the 5k! Good luck tomorrow! :)

      October 5, 2013

  • Yousuf M.

    I registered just now. Time to start training and go for the WR.

    1 · September 18, 2013

    • Yousuf M.

      Sounds good. Let's do it this Monday 9/23. Meet in front of the Ferry Building under the clock tower facing the street. I'll be there at 6:15pm.

      September 19, 2013

    • Yousuf M.

      I'll go for a run today as I already have the gear. And usually I don't run back to back so Tuesday doesn't work. However, I encourage everyone to do it whenever they can coz scheduling with others is not easy. See you guys later.

      September 23, 2013

  • HK changed the location from Crissy Field East Beach to Lake Merced

    September 11, 2013

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