RunFAR (Run for African Relief) is a very simple concept, and a great way for anyone to get involved in the mission of Covenant Mercies! Simply sign up for any kind of fitness event (a run, walk, run/walk, triathlon, bike race, etc.) in your own geographical area, and use it as an opportunity to ask your friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc., to make a gift to Covenant Mercies in support of your efforts.

1. Decide what type of fitness event you want to participate in. Remember that any type is acceptable... choose the event that's right for you!

2. Register (right here!) for RunFAR, and receive a free RunFAR running shirt as our way of saying thanks for helping us to raise funds.

3. Begin training, and begin asking friends, neighbors, co-workers to support you (when you register, we will provide you with a sample e-mail that you can edit and send to your friends)

It's that simple! Please register for RunFAR today, and allow our children in Uganda, Zambia, and Ethiopia to provide you with some extra motivation toward your fitness goals. If you have questions, you may send them to us at

If you raise $500 or more in run/walk sponsorships, we will send you an 8x10 print of your choice, selected from five running-themed images from our exclusive Portraits of Hope collection (see below). All photos are by award-winning photographer David Sacks.

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