And the US Ambassador of the Congo Joshua Reitz, a man, supporting Lisa and the women of the Congo. There were also American women living in the Congo that ran to support the women.
The event was also attended by Jeff (freelance videographer for Women for Women International, Michelle (writer for Runner's Women's Magazine) and Imma (writer for Wired Tech magazine in Italy).
This run was not only in the Congo, it was world wide. Lisa had her Blackberry reading messages from people, in Mexico, India, Hawaii, Japan, Scotland, Denmark, Ugnada, Canada, USA, Oregon, Washington State, New York they ran at midnight in the freezing snow, to be running at the same time we were.
To hear about these women's stories, that will inspire you to want to take ACTION.