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Team World Vision

Renaissance Church completed our training season for the 2019 Team World Vision group. We participated in the October 19 half marathon in Brooklyn to raise money for clean water and hope in Africa. We exceeded our goal! Thanks for your generosity! More than 2,220 people’s lives are changed forever because of the more than $112,000 raised.

Team Survey (and to show interest in the 2020 team): Recap Survey
Stay tuned for 2020 details!
More information:

Just $50 brings clean water to one person in Africa. Support our team to make a difference! (To support a specific runner, find them in the Roster. And yes, many companies will match your donation!)

In 2017, we partnered with World Vision (the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the world) and raised $43,000 (thanks to Ren Cares’ one-time match), which meant clean water for more than 800 people with 18 runners and walkers. In 2018, our team of 50 runners and walkers raised more than $72,000, bringing water to more than 1,440 people in Africa. Our 2019 goal was to change more than 1,500 lives with 75 runners, walkers, and helpers on our team, raising more than $75,000.

For those that were involved in 2017, 2018, or 2019 whether you ran, contributed financially, or helped logistically, thank you. What you did truly is making a difference.

“And if you spend yourselves on behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.” Isaiah 58:10

Other Resources:

Team World Vision Technical Assistance: 866-392-4453

Team World Vision General Information: 888-573-5433

Join our (free) Strava Group

Gear Guide (PDF)

Training Plan (also in your Team World Vision dashboard)

Catch-up Training Plan (also in your Team World Vision dashboard)

Walking a Half Marathon Plan

Race Day Pack List (PDF)

Child sponsorship (Jen’s link, Kristen’s link)

Get $1,000 fundraising credit for sponsorship

Team World Vision fundraising incentives

About Team World Vision

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Service Times:

8:30, 10, & 11:30 am

REN KIDS at 8:30, 10, & 11:30 am
Middle & HIGH SCHOOL: Fridays, 7:30 pm
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Sundays, 8:30 am


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