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We Don't Have Time Kenya Chapter

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Run for the Planet: A Kenyan Climate Marathon

The Kenyan chapter of the We Don't Have Time platform could organize a yearly climate marathon to raise awareness about climate change and inspire people to take action. The marathon could be called the "Run for the Planet" and could be held in a scenic location in Kenya, such as the Great Rift Valley or the Aberdare Mountains or in one of our major cities.

The marathon could be open to people of all ages and abilities. There could be a variety of distances to choose from, including a full marathon, a half marathon, a 10K, and a 5K. There could also be a fun run for children.

In addition to the running races, the marathon could also feature a number of other activities, such as:
1. Educational workshops on climate change
2. Live music and entertainment
3. Food and drink vendors
4. Exhibitions from environmental organizations
The marathon could be used to raise funds for climate change initiatives in Kenya. For example, the proceeds from the marathon could be used to plant trees, support renewable energy projects, or help communities adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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The "Run for the Planet" marathon would be a unique and exciting way to raise awareness about climate change and inspire people to take action. It would also be a great opportunity for people to come together and celebrate Kenya's natural beauty.

Here is a more detailed outline of how the marathon could be organized:

Partnerships: The Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time could partner with other organizations, such as the Kenyan government, environmental organizations, and local businesses, to organize the marathon.
Marketing and outreach: The Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time could use social media, traditional media, and other channels to market the marathon and reach a wide audience.
Registration and logistics: The Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time could develop a website and online registration system for the marathon. The chapter could also work with local authorities to secure the necessary permits and to coordinate logistics for the event.
Volunteer recruitment: The Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time could recruit volunteers to help with all aspects of the marathon, from registration and race day logistics to setting up and running the educational workshops and other activities.
Fundraising: The Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time could develop a fundraising strategy for the marathon. This could include corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and merchandise sales.
The "Run for the Planet" marathon would be a great opportunity for the Kenyan chapter of We Don't Have Time to raise awareness about climate change and to inspire people to take action. It would also be a great way to celebrate Kenya's natural beauty and to bring people together for a common cause.


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  • Patrick Kiash

    32 w

    @munene_mugambi Thank you for coming up with this great idea. Yes it has a great agenda, but coming with such a huge event requires a lot of man power, devotion, fundraising,etc, it's not a small fate, last year we are having a strategy of coming up with a Kenyan "We Don't Have Time" Football team in county levels,which we were intending it to grow upto "National level ", but the process was so huge,I don't say it's not possible,and indeed is a great idea... But we need to articulate it for its success. Will shout it to the relevant team, etc.

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    • Munene Mugambi

      31 w

      @patrick_kiash I think with great planning we can achieve this incredible fete. It might be a good idea to start on a small scale like sponsoring High school/ University marathons and we'd have branded merch worn by the competitors and we'd have an awareness forum afterwards where we'd also mobilise attendants to join our platform. With small steps we can surely achieve this goal in future

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    • walter lungayi

      32 w

      This sounds like an inspiring event that combines fitness and environmental awareness. It's great to see people using their passion for running to raise awareness about climate change and promote sustainable practices. I hope that events like this continue to gain popularity and inspire more individuals to take action towards a greener future.

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      • Jane Wangui

        30 w

        @walter_lungayi Kenyan team has achieved great things and such an idea if planned well,can happen with no hitches.

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      • Videlis Eddie

        33 w

        this is an awesome idea and it will make huge difference in how the Kenyan team will create awareness of its mission

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        • Ann Nyambura

          33 w

          Brilliant idea

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          • Esther Wanjiku

            33 w

            This is an immensely great project

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            • Kevin

              33 w

              A very healthy project as well

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              • Peter Kamau

                33 w

                This is a great project

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                • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

                  33 w

                  The idea of a "Run for the Planet" climate marathon in Kenya is both innovative and impactful. It presents a unique opportunity to raise awareness about climate change and inspire collective action. By incorporating educational workshops, live entertainment, and fundraising for climate initiatives, this event can become a powerful tool for environmental advocacy, showcasing Kenya's natural beauty and fostering a sense of community commitment to addressing climate challenges. Collaboration with various partners and extensive outreach will be key to the marathon's success.

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                  • George Kariuki

                    33 w

                    This is a great idea. A marathon for our planet.

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                    • CHRIS NGATIA

                      33 w

                      Great initiative 👍

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                      • Edwin wangombe

                        33 w

                        This is an amazing idea I second

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                        • Rotich Kim

                          33 w

                          Brilliant idea 💡

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                          • Elizabeth Gathigia

                            33 w

                            A super amazing idea

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                            • rosebellendiritu

                              33 w

                              There are so many mediums of communication,so every way information can be passed is important.

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                              • Edwin wangombe

                                33 w

                                @rosebellendiritu this idea will attract attention and spread awareness

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                              • mercy nduta

                                33 w

                                Great idea to combat the warming of the planet through sports.

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                                • johnte ndeto

                                  33 w

                                  Brilliant idea in sportsmanship

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                                • Princess

                                  33 w

                                  That's a great initiative 👏👍. Running for the planet can draw attention to climate change and encourage people to take action.

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                                  • Edwin wangombe

                                    33 w

                                    @princess_nel_268 yes I agree... It will attract attention to our mission and create awareness

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