Running Sahara

Our chapter of Global Citizens Corps has set a goal of raising $5,000 by the end of this academic year to support water projects in Mali, Africa, through  Help support us by joining us for a screening of the feature-length documentary, Running the Sahara, at the Byrd Theater on March 13 at 2:00 pm. Co-produced my Matt Damon and directed by Oscar Award winning director James Moll, the documentary follows the training and journey of an international team of three runners across the entire length of the Sahara Dessert. Join us and follow their journey and learn more about the water needs of countries in both western and northern Africa.

Advance tickets will be on sale at lunch in the cafeteria for $7; tickets at the door are $10. For a $50 donation to the cause, you or your business may be featured in the pre-movie slideshow at the Byrd as an event sponsor. 

Watch the trailer at For more information, contact Dr. Janet Spencer at