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Greetings Friends and Family,

Thank you for visiting my 2019 Shoe4Africa NYC Marathon charity page.

With the 2019 NYC Marathon nearly upon us, I am excited to dedicate my 26.2 mile run on November 3rd to the construction of the first Pediatric Cancer Hospital in Kenya.    This run will be especially meaningful to me as I raise funds to honor my late father, Edward Leonard Siegel, who recently lost his battle with lung cancer. We will turn his struggle with this disease into a positive by raising funds to help reduce child cancer mortality rates in Kenya and the rest of Sub-Sarahan Africa.   Thus far, Shoe4Africa has raised $1.3 million for our new hospital and we are targeting a $2 million total raise with ground breaking now slated for early 2020. Please help me reach my goal of raising $100,000 so that this hospital may be a benefit to the community for generations to come. Thank you for your continued love and support and I will see you at the finish line on November 3rd.


“Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction.” William James