2016 Run for the Island–Thanks!


haitirun-007We had another fantastic event!  Thanks to all of the runners, donors, volunteers, sponsors and friends and family who participated this year.

Here’s link to Fleet Feet for a list of all of our Winners.

A special thanks to World Wide Technology our main sponsor and all of our WWT employees who donated, ran or bought a raffle ticket!

haitirun-001Speaking of raffle–Here’s a list of our raffle winners: Sheahan Eagan Family Care Certificate – Mike Biggs, Herbs & More Certificate Shereka, Herbs & More Certificate – Mary Mills, Missouri Mercantile Gift Box – Sand Gregson; GoPro Camera – Laura Weaver; Live Scribe Smart Pen- Chuck Vessel; Samsung TV – Jack Olwig; Sonos Playbar & Wireless Speakers – Kris Dalpiaz. Congratulations!

Here’s a link to all of the photos that I shot.




Run For The Island 5K 2016


We had a fanastic event yesterday! I’ll be posting an update with photos later today!


This year’s Run For The Island is scheduled for Saturday August 27th.

The location remains at 370 Lakeside Park in St. Peter’s MO.  Start time for the 5K Run/Walk is 9:00am.

Registration is open at RacesOnLine for $30 per entrant.  Register early, performance shirts are only guaranteed till August 6th!

Run for the Island 2015 – Thank You!

We had great weather and a great turn out for our “Run for The Island” 5K Run and Raffle.   Thank you to all of our Participants, Volunteers and fantastic Sponsors!!!

You can view all of the winners/results on the Fleet Feet website here: Run For the Island Race Results.

Here’s a Link to Run for the Island Photo AlbumHaitiRun-23.

Here’s a list of our Raffle Winners:

  • Mark Franke – Herbs & More Acupuncture Gift Card
  • Mike Holly – Herbs & More Massage Gift Card
    • Nancy Walker – Herbs & More Massage Gift Card
    • Missouri Mercantile Gift Basket – Ashley Jeralds
    • Maui Jim Sunglasses – Carolyn Smith
    • Apple Sport Watch – Mike Moriarty
    • Samsung 55″ Smart TV – Jeri Ann Jeralds

Our Fundraiser benefits God’s Ministry in LaGonave, Inc., an organization that serves the physical, spiritual, and medical needs of the residents in the village of Belle-Vie on the island of LaGonave, Haiti.   For more information please visit the GML Website.

Registration is Now Open – Run for the Island, Saturday August 29, 2015

Registration is now open for our Annual Run.  Please visit ItsYourRace to sign up.

Mark your calendars! “Run for the Island 5K” It’s will be held at a new location this year at a brand new park in St. Charles and it will be held on a Saturday morning.

Set in beautiful 370 Lakeside Park, the Run for the Island 5K and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk benefits God’s Ministry in LaGonave, Inc., an organization that serves the physical, spiritual, and medical needs of the residents in the village of Belle-Vie on the island of LaGonave, Haiti. How much do your miles matter? Over the last three years, this race has funded the construction of a 5-room school house which serves over 200 children, a new church and a cistern to provide drinking water for the entire village!

Thank You for Supporting Haiti! 2014 Race Results, Photos and Raffle Winners

RMO_2239_367It was a fantastic day for the “Run for the Island 5K and Walk”  supporting Haiti.  It was great seeing everyone and thanks for all of your generosity and support!  You can view all of the Race Results on Fleet Feet’s site Here.

I’ve posted the photos that I shot here.

Congrats to overall winner, Sam Womack–Sam works for World Wide Technology, lives in Texas and wanted to participate in this year’s race.   Continue reading

Today’s the Day! Run for the Island!

We have over 100 Runners and great weather! Looking forward to seeing everyone! Here’s a map of the Event location.  Here’s a view at Map My Run.  Be sure to say “hello” to Laura!  And there is still time to buy Raffle Tickets for some fantastic prizes!

BraydonHere’s Braydon who I met initially on my first trip to Haiti and then again this past spring. He’s one of the many school chidren and Bel Vie villagers that the Run supports.