Join us in raising funds for the Webb Family Adoption by purchasing tickets to participate in our Virtual 5K run, walk, or bike & get an awesome
3[5K] - buRUNdi Tshirt!
Purchase tickets for each participant and receive a 3[5K] - buRUNdi Tshirt.
All proceeds will go towards the Webb Family Adoption.
Every Labor Day runner, walker, or biker will help raise funds for the Webb family to adopt their son from the country of Burundi. This is a great way to enjoy a few friends over the holiday, enjoy exercise, and make an impact!
This race is virtual! You can participate from wherever you are located. Anytime over the Labor Day weekend you can run, walk, or bike to participate in this race to raise funds and awareness for both the 35Kcampaign and the Webb Family Adoption.
Invite a few friends to join you and complete your race course around your neighborhood, local park, downtown, or in the country. Make it your own fun adventure!
Post your pictures and your run time on the Facebook event if you wish to share. While running, we encourage you to wear a 3[5K] - buRUNdi shirt. The only requirement is to be safe and have fun while completing your race.
As you purchase a ticket, you will have the option to choose a shirt size. The earlier you purchase your tickets, the better chance you'll have of your shirt arriving before Labor Day Weekend. If you purchase your tickets too late, no worries, you will have a clean (no-sweat) shirt to celebrate your victory!
Buck & Beth Webb live with their five kids in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa. The Webbs felt a calling to adopt and seven years ago, they began the adoption process. They did not know where or how or what the process would look like, but jumped all in. Eventually, they ended up choosing to adopt from Burundi, a small East African country where 5% of the population is orphaned. In 2020, the Webbs were matched with two unrelated boys. These boys lived together at an orphanage in the jungle mountains of Burundi, about five hours outside the capital city of Bujumbura. While the Webbs awaited their court date, they received a call that the older of the two boys had been reunified with biological family members. Adoption loss can be complicated; the Webbs rejoiced with the boy who would be their son. He was no longer and orphan and no longer needed them. They mourned for themselves as they had imagined their life with this little boy. They mourned for their other son, who would not be coming home with a pseudo sibling from the orphanage.
The Webbs kept their home study updated for 2 children, and six months later they saw the face of their newest son. They were again matched with two boys, but they would not be able to bring both home at the same time. In December 2021, they traveled to Burundi to pick up Oliver, now 8, knowing that a second trip would come sometime in the following year for their newest son.
The Webbs will travel this fall to pick up their son - another 8 year old! And Oliver will have a playmate from his previous life in Burundi. The Webb's newest son is form the same orphanage.
Click this link: Facebook Event
Post your pictures and your run time on the Facebook event if you wish to share. While running, we encourage you to wear a 3[5K] - buRUNdi shirt.
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