Submitted by Kammie Holder
From: Run4 TheCoast [mailto:Run4theCoast@state.gov]
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2016 11:48 AM
To: Guardian Life
Subject: The U.S. Embassy Presents the “Run for the Coast”, September 17, 2016
The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, are proud to announce the “Run for the Coast” taking place on International Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 17. The event will begin at 6:30 a.m. at Barclays Park.
The “Run for the Coast” is a 5K walk/run with all proceeds benefiting the local environmental NGO The Future Centre Trust. In addition to the 5K, Embassy Bridgetown will participate in the “Clean Up Barbados” campaign by collecting rubbish along the coastal area between Barclays Park and Morgan Lewis in conjunction with community groups organized by The Future Center Trust.
The “Run for the Coast” will highlight three important milestones: (1) The observance of International Coastal Cleanup Day; (2) The 100th anniversary of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security; and (3) 50 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Barbados.
Registration for the “Run for the Coast” is now open! The deadline to register for the race, and receive the official 5K t-shirt is Wednesday, August 31. The registration fee is $45 BDS. Please see attached flyer for further information, and email Run4theCoast@state.gov to register today.
The U.S. Embassy hopes to see you at Barclays Park to participate in the “Run for the Coast” and beach cleanup as we work together to keep Barbados beautiful!
U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS