The 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020 celebrates all those who have partnered with Beyond Zero throughout the years. The Beyond Zero Initiative has used the Half Marathon as the anchor fundraising platform, raising funds and resources to bring to focus key challenges facing Kenyans and build strategic partnerships that will address these challenges.
Unlike in the past, participants in this year´s 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020 have the option to choose a thematic area to support within the broad subject of maternal and child health in line with the Beyond Zero's 2018 to 2022 strategy. During registration in the 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020, you can choose to run for:
• Access to better healthcare • Early screening of cancer • Zero child deaths • Zero maternal deaths • Zero child marriages • Zero new HIV infections • Zero FGM • Inclusion of persons who are differently abled • A healthy lifestyle for the elderly • Better nutrition for all children
The 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020 will be divided into the main half marathon, a ten kilometre run open to individual and corporate competitors, a five kilometre family run and a special category for expectant women.
The 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020 will also include a race for the blind that will be headlined by participants from Kenya's special olympics team.
When registering for the 5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020 run, participants are encouraged to select a theme they intend to support from nine areas covering access to quality maternal and neonatal healthcare services, repair and reintegration of women suffering from obstetric fistula and promotion of good nutrition for children.
Other areas are advocacy for social inclusion of children living with disability in the delivery of health and education services and elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2021 among others.
5th Beyond Zero Half Marathon 2020, organized by Beyond Zero.
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