URDT Girls run Kagadi Marathon

235 young women under the age of 19 gathered at a makeshift start line ready to embark on a 14 kilometer race to raise funds for impoverished children in their community.  Initiated by the young woman themselves, it was a bold and heroic act of altruism. But these are not ordinary girls, nor was this an ordinary race.  The sun that day was mercilessly hot, the girls, some as young as ten, had no experience in distance running and, most notably of all, the vast majority of runners had no shoes.  Read more.....