7th annual shoe drive

We thank everyone for their continued participation in our shoe drive. Our shoe drive’s goal for March 2019 is to collect 10,000 pairs of shoes to distribute in Haiti and share with other organizations like Soles 4 Souls to distribute in other parts of the world.

We hope that we will be able to continue this annual shoe drive because we got to see first hand how far a new or an old pair of running shoes can go when you take it out in the back of your closet and donate it to someone in need. It is a fact that your (gently used or new) pairs of running shoes can help prevent diseases, parasites and the stigmatization that comes from inadequate or even non-existent shoes.

We are grateful for the help that we’ve been getting from all the individual donors out there. We also send a heart-felt thank you to the College and University students and Coaches who continue to get involved in the shoe drive for their hard work and precious time.

It is not surprising to know that there’s always someone out there literally ready to walk in your shoes.

The Port-au-Prince, Haiti Marathon is proud to announce it’s 7th annual shoe drive and are looking to collect 10K pairs of  shoes for March  2019!

Please, donate your gently used or new shoes for a worthy cause. You can mail your shoes to:


Let’s Go Haiti (LGH) Marathon
52 Stewart St.
Bay Shore, NY 11706

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti marathon and our partners have worked diligently to provide all of our participants a safe and secure stay in Haiti. While in Haiti if you choose to, you will have the opportunity to travel to various parts of the island, including, but not limited to areas such as: Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Les Cayes, Arcahaie, Cap-Haitien, Grand-Goave, just to name a few.

While in Haiti, you will be staying at one of the country’s top luxurious hotels located in the capital Port-au-Prince, one of Haiti’s most important residential districts.  Partner Hotel for the 2018 race is Royal Oasis.

  1. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  2. Two Queen beds
  3. Swimming pool
  4. Individual Air Conditioning
  5. Direct dial telephone
  6. Satellite TV
  7. Electronic Safe
  8. Iron and ironing board
  9. Hairdryer
  10. Handicap accessible rooms, cribs and extra beds (available upon request)

Breakfast and dinner will be provided at our Partner hotels each day in a safe and clean restaurant.

If you have any dietary restrictions that we should be aware of please make these known to us prior to your departure for Haiti by emailing us at [email protected] with the word DIET on the subject line.

All Partner hotels have 24hr security. Our transportation comes with a local guide and translator each day we travel.

Electricity, Internet and Cell Phones:
There is 24hr electricity and unlimited Internet access at all of our partner hotels. You are welcome to bring laptops and smartphones, as you will be able to communicate to folks back home through “Viber” “Skype” “Whatsapp” and others when connected to WiFi.