Campaign: 2020 Grand Rapids Marathon
Team: 2020 Daybreak - Grand Rapids Marathon

Emily Meindertsma

Last year I began to run with Hope Water to find community even though I knew I was not going to be in town for the race. This year I was pumped for the Grand Rapids Half Marathon and then the circumstances changed. COVID happened and the cause for Hope Water not only meant clean water for drinking to avoid illness but also water to wash hands and maintain good hygiene during this pandemic. The race has gone virtual for safety of the community but we still run because this water will save lives.