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Kenna Marcelo

Kenna's running 10K for Salam ya Seghar

I am running for The Big Heart Foundation because I would like to raise funds to support the cause!

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  • Event: STANDARD CHARTERED DUBAI MARATHON, 22 Jan 2016

The Big Heart Foundation

We Help underprivilaged children to have better lives

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Hi, I'm Kenna, I'm from the Philippines. I'm an engineer living in Dubai for 5 years now. I'm not a professional runner, in fact, I run my first 10K only last week. It was tough but worth it. I started running regularly only two months ago. I run because it makes me feel alone yet not lonely, and it's one of the best feelings in the world. There are more reason why I run, you can read them here.

I will be turning 30 this December. I've been through tough times and I've struggled over the years, but my struggles were nothing compared to the struggles of the children in countries where there's a war or unrest. 

On January 22, 2016, I will be running 10K at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016. I want to take this opportunity to raise awareness and funds and dedicate my run to Salam ya Seghar.

This is the 30K campaign! 

My target is to raise 5,000 dirhams (1,300+ USD). The fundraising will start today, the 8th of November and will end on the event date but would love it if I reach my target on my birthday, the 24th of December.

Please help me achieve my goal!

Over the years, I would like to believe that I’ve learned to become more selfless and more connected to myself at the same time. Life is amazing. We struggle. We fail. We move on. We grow.

I am very excited to be 30!

P.S. There are a million ways we can make this world a better place. A lot of it involves only ourselves and our mind. I want to encourage everyone to look proactively for ways to make the world awesome, bettering ourselves along the way.

I’ve listed causes below you can support.

UNV Online Volunteering, I started working with them only this year. There are a lot of causes you can support through their site and the tasks ranges from simple things such as writing postcards for the earthquake victims in Nepal to doing webmaster work.
Maria Cristina Foundation 
The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, PCRF
Dubai Cares

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