Mongolia Gobi Run | 8 – 14 Oct 2017

What does it mean to run for children, brace harsh weather and challenging terrains of the Gobi Desert?

This October 2017, help thousands of Mongolian children who lack drinking water and proper sanitation on the steppes of the Mongolian Gobi. Join half marathon national record holder Mok Ying Rong and aspiring child runners in Mongolia to run for a reason.
Get ready for an experience of a lifetime.

Trip Date: 8 – 14 Oct 2017
Trip Cost: Approximately $4000, excluding air fare

  • Cost covers all meals, accommodation, and transport.
  • The remaining sum will go toward meeting the water and sanitation needs of children in Mongolia.

Highlights:

  • Visit Uvurkhangai ADP*, a community that World Vision supports in Mongolia. Learn about the needs of a developing community and witness the impact of World Vision’s work there.
  • Bring hope to young aspiring runners in Uvurkhangai ADP.
  • Run in the Gobi desert with one of Singapore’s top half marathon runners, Mok Ying Rong.
  • Make a difference in the lives of the children and meet their basic water and sanitation needs.

Fitness level:

  • Able to run 21km in harsh conditions.
  • No pre-existing health conditions.

Join us at the information session on 10 August 2017, Thursday, 7 pm at our office (10 Tannery Lane, #06-01/02, Singapore 347773) to find out more.

If you would like to join us for the information session or the trip, please sign up via the web-form below. Details will follow after your registration. Please note that registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please contact Shermaine at 6922 0109 if you have any queries.

* ADP refers to Area Development Programme. An Area Development Programme is started by World Vision in an area identified to be particularly vulnerable. World Vision began work in Uvurkhangai ADP in 2002 where poverty was rampant. Through an ADP, World Vision works to meet the Education, Water and Sanitation, Health and Nutrition, Economic Development and Food Security needs of impoverished communities and contribute to long-lasting transformation in the lives of its people