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|IN THEIR SHOES 5K||
Time8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Saturday, May 20, 2017 Check In: 7AM Race: 8AM
Come for the 5K run/walk. Stay for the After-Party with Iraqi food, music, and family-friendly activities!
5K YOUNG AMBASSADORS
ICF proudly presents three "Young Ambassadors" this year: Teeba, Ala'a, and Humoody. These three came to the US from Iraq during the war. Teeba was in a car bombing as a baby. Ala'a was abandoned because he had cerebral palsy. Humoody was shot in the face. On May 20, all three will be the voices for other very vulnerable kids who remain in Iraq.
THE IRAQI CHILDREN FOUNDATION intervenes in the lives of Iraqi kids who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and recruitment by extremists, criminals, and human traffickers. In a nation that UNICEF calls, "one of the most dangerous places in the world for children," ICF provides access to education, legal protection, rescue from the streets, medical care, clothing, trauma care, and more. ICF is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity.
ICF 5K Course Map Out and back on Eisenhower Avenue. Start/finish at Patent and Trademark Office.
Free Parking available at USPTO Building West Parking Garage Located on 550 Elizabeth Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314
Metro: Convenient to the Eisenhower Ave. and King Street Metro stations (Yellow/Blue line).
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His Excellency Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States
His Excellency Mohamed Ali Alhakim, Ambassador of Iraq to the UN
Alexandria City Mayor Allison Silberberg
Ambassador Ryan Crocker (Ret.)
General David Petraeus (US Army, Ret.)
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan
Ambassador James F. Jeffrey (Ret.)
Ambassador Lukman Faily (Ret.)
Ambassador Samir Sumaida’ie (Ret.)
Shameem Rassam, AlHurra TV
Janice Chance, Gold Star Mother
Kelly Swanson, Gold Star Mother
Ambassador Richard Schmierer (Ret.)
Ambassador William Taylor (Ret.)
Ambassador Ron Neumann (Ret.)
Dr. Jeremy Kohomban, The Children’s Village
Tony Culley-Foster, World Affairs Council-DC