Haitian Marathon Runners to Participate In NYC Marathon

Five elite Haitian marathon runners will be participating in the 2013 ING New York City Marathon as part of J/P Haitian Relief Organization "The Long Run for Haiti" campaign in November.

These Athletes Astrel Clovis, 43, Petrus Cesarion, 31, Jean Macksony, 27, Bertine Laine, 31 and Carline Lamour, 21, are currently in training and preparing for the marathon in Haiti.

This will be their first-ever visits to the United States.

The Long Run for Haiti campaign is a fundraising campaign for J/P HRO, a non-profit organization founded by Sean Penn in response to the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti, and will be an opportunity to showcase Haitian athletes competing at the highest level on the world stage.

Meet these brave Haitian athletes, Watch this video...

We with these athletes much success and hope they raise a lot of money for Haiti.

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Lynne says...

So proud! Your training running in the mountains will make NYC so

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Marie Salomon Diaz-cervo says...

Great idea, Haiti need all the help and great publicity.

Let's keep moving forward

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Tonton Michel says...

Wishing them great

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