Coach MeLo, Marian and Ellie at the last Subway Series event
Run to Heal!
Diaspora Community Services (DCS) is proud to be a charity partner of the ING New York City Marathon. On Sunday, November 4th, 47,000 people will run 26.2 miles through all five boroughs in New York City.
Located just a couple of blocks away from CrossFit South Brooklyn, DCS has been serving low income New Yorkers and immigrants for the past 31 years, and 5 years ago expanded their work to Port-au- Prince, Haiti where they operate a health clinic. Learn more at diasporacs.org.
DCS is has 5 guaranteed slots in this year’s New York City Marathon. If you are interested in running this year’s marathon and making an important impact, join ‘Team Diaspora’! Spots are available to people who can commit to raising $2,500.
Run and make a difference in your community if:
1. If you weren’t selected in the New York Road Runners Marathon lottery, join our team instead for a guaranteed marathon entry slot.
2. If you already have a guaranteed, join our team anyway! You can support DCS programs by creating your own team member page and fundraising at any level to bring services to Brooklyn residents in need.
Get your guaranteed entry in the ING NYC Marathon and support homeless youth, women living with HIV/AIDS, teen civic engagement, families facing chronic health challenges, support single dads, legal services and access to financial stability programs.
Call 718-399-0200 for more details or visit Diaspora at diasporacs.org.
Rest Day Trivia Questions:
1. In the 1200’s the Persians introduced what exciting sport played with an animal, today played with a ball?
2. Geography of England: Which range of hills runs in a north-south direction through the central part of England?
3. What two Middle Eastern cities formed the eastern and western end-points for eastern Mediterranean trade routes?
4. Which English architect designed many buildings in London after the “Great Fire” of 1666, including Saint Paul’s cathedral?
5. The part of an ancient Greek city used as a marketplace and center of congregation was known as the what?
As always, no researching allowed. If you know the answers post to comments, even if someone else already answered and you didn’t read it yet!