Running for running water

By Eddie O’Neill
Daren Wendell with the children of Borena (Photo credit: -
Daren Wendell running with the children of Borena (Photo credit: –

Blustery snow and cold temperatures on Wednesday couldn’t stop 33-year-old Daren Wendell from doing what he does best — run.

On Jan. 1, 2015, the Ohio native, along with his support team, took off from the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California, to begin a 100-day run across the United States to raise $100,000 to provide water for a lifetime for 2,500 people in Borena, Ethiopia.

To make it across the nation in such a short time span Wendell is having to run 26 miles, or a marathon, a day.

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