Run for Congo Women 2009–St. Louis!

Change Your Life. And Hers.

Join Women for Women International and stand up for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo! Participate in a 2009 Run for Congo Women.

Run for Congo Women began with one woman’s determination to raise awareness about the dire situation in Congo and has become an international movement.

• More than 5.4 million people have died since 1998 in this conflict.
• Half of these deaths are children under the age of five.
• For women in Congo, brutal gang rape and torture are a daily reality.

Run for Congo Women in St. Louis, MO is your opportunity to support these women and children as they rebuild their lives.

Visit to learn more and register today!

St. Louis, MO Run Details
Saturday, October 17th
Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Road St. Louis, MO 63011
Registration begins onsite at 7:30 am; Event begins at 9 am
Registration is $25 for the 4.2-mile run and $20 for the 1-mile fun run
4.2-mile and 1-mile Run or Walk

By signing up today, you will support Women for Women International’s program in Congo, in which women receive direct assistance, rights awareness and job skills training that make it possible for them to start their own micro-enterprises. You also allow them to provide for their family and to regain their role as an active member of their community.

When you join us, you help spread this message: Congolese lives matter. The lives of Congolese women are significant. The lives of Congolese children are precious. We are running to help.

Past participants and women in our program in Congo celebrate their new opportunities.

Past participants and women in our program in Congo celebrate their new opportunities.


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One response to “Run for Congo Women 2009–St. Louis!

  1. SAL

    What a fabulous cause! I encourage you all to read this article about Women For Women International: It will surely inspire you to run.

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