The Twelve In Twelve Foundation 12K starts Saturday night
at 7 p.m.
There will also be a 1.2 fun run, and an Easter Egg Hunt fun for
the entire family.
The Charlotte-based organization
was started by single dad J.D. Lewis after taking his two sons, Jackson and Buck, to 12 countries
in 12 months back in 2011-2012.
Twelve in Twelve, is using this 12K Trail Race
to help fund its project at Mwiko School in Northern Rwanda. Founder J.D. Lewis
and his sons worked in the school in 2012. Funds will be used to help build new
desks, purchase supplies such as books, paper, pens and pencils, composition
books, and fund the building of a community center and lending library. The trail race will will be hosted at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The organization's current projects are in Haiti, Rwanda and
Registration fee is $45 for
12K, $25 for 1.2 Fun Run and Easter Egg Hunt.