Last year’s Women for Women Run saw several people turn out to raise funds for single mothers wanting to go back to school.

Giving women a hand up

The 12th Annual Women For Women 5k/10k Trail Mix Challenge and Kids Run community fundraiser event is back for another year

The 12th Annual Women For Women 5k/10k Trail Mix Challenge and Kids Run community fundraiser event is back for another year.

The event takes place once again on the Carihi field, on Saturday, Sept. 12 with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., walkers starting at 9:30 a.m. and runners taking off from the start line at 10:30 a.m. The kids run will be held around noon.

The Women For Women event has for 11 years been proudly providing financial assistance to the North Island College Foundation which helps single mother students to apply for educational bursaries.

Funds will go to the North Island College Foundation and chosen women and family organizations.

Applications are available to women and family organizations/societies, in order to help all families in need.

To apply, email shegerm@gmail.com

For more information on the Women for Women walk, follow the event on Facebook by liking the Women For Women 5k/10k Trail Mix Challenge & Kids Run page.

This year’s event will include a salmon burger barbecue donated by Marine Harvest.