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Kapiti Run for Youth Launches

Kapiti Run for Youth Launches


Registrations for teams and individuals to take part in the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth are open. “We are hoping to raise more than we raised last year ($14,000) for Youth Quest as the main benefactor”, says Richard Calkin of Web Genius. The date for this event is Sunday 2 November 2014 with the objective of having fun while running or walking the beautiful Kapiti coastline, starting and ending at MacLean Park, Paraparaumu Beach. A toolkit has been developed to help support all fundraisers.

There are four great options to choose from: 12km walk, 6km walk, 12km run and a 6km run. This is a wonderful community event as it is a chance to get out with your team, your classroom, your work mates, your friends and clients for some fun. It is also a unique opportunity to raise money for your own cause as a fundraising partner as well as Youth Quest.

Richard is passionate about running Kapiti Run for Youth to continue helping Youth Quest and other approved fundraising partners who have a youth focus in their objectives. Terry Poko of Youth Quest is totally supportive of the event. “It’s fantastic how local businesses and individuals get in behind this event to help Youth Quest financially in the work we do – we really appreciate it”, says Terry.

Go to www.kapitirunforyouth.co.nz to register.

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