Adventist church launches Better Living Marathon
Central Kenya Conference and Parklands SDA church will launch the Better Living Marathon this Thursday 17th March at Karura Forest.
The Marathon, dubbed as “BetterLivingMarathon” is aimed at sensitizing the Adventist community and the public on the modern lifestyle diseases associated with unhealthy living like cancer and diabetes.
Speaking during the media briefing at LMS Center in Nairobi, , Pr.Kiragu (President of Central Kenya Conference) said the marathon will raise funds to build a multipurpose worship and wellness center at Parklands SDA church and will be open not only to Adventists but also other interested people from other religions around Parklands.
The Better Living center will have but not limited to; a worship center, gym, spa, car park, restaurant, library and a counseling center. This is the first time the SDA community is undertaking such an ambitious project in Kenya.
All well-wishers are urged to donate/sponsor/ or participate in the Marathon and be part of the noble project.
The Marathon, set for 19th June 2016 at world heritage site Karura Forest in Nairobi, is spearheaded by the three Adventist Athletes namely Abel Kirui,Amos Matui & Priscah Jeptoo.
The three athletes are world champions in major Marathon events like the Olympics.
This year’s event is targeting to raise half a Billion (Ksh) towards this worthy cause.
Pr.Kiragu said one can donate as little as Ksh 100/- using the marathon’s pay bill no 330009 or via Standard Chartered Bank, Kenyatta avenue branch a/c no 0102823173601 or direct transfer to these accounts: Usd a/c 8702823173600 and Ksh account 0102823173601
For more details about the marathon visit this website: www.betterlivingmarathon.com