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Genghis Khan Grassland Extreme Adventure


47 percent of goal achieved.

Fundraising Goal $20,000.00

Total Number of Gifts: 79
Total Value of Gifts: $9,451.00

Recent Donors

Joe Adwon

Mary Tate

Patrick Hogan

Richard and Penny Hook

John Hook

Stephanie Yiu

Grassland Marathon - Liz Voeller

Ms. Alyssa Huff

Richard Fisher

Paula Bratton

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Donate to runners and bikers for a great cause!

Runners and Bikers from around the world have pledged to enter the Genghis Khan MTB Adventure & Grassland Extreme Marathon on behalf of Operation Smile. The events will take place over three days from July 29th - July 1st and will feature a 10k, half-marathon and full marathon, plus bike races for a total distance of 200 kilometers!

Every team member is trying to raise 5,000 RMB, or 800 USD, the amount it costs Operation Smile to perform cleft lip and cleft palate operations in China.

You can either donate on this page to fund our global operations or directly to China programs through our Hong Kong foundation office. In fact, it would be preferable to donate to Hong Kong but we understand if you would like to receive a tax deductible receipt from our US headquarters. You can donate to Hong Kong by clicking this link, Under “Additional Information” please put in Grassland Marathon - Name of Participant, for example, Grassland Marathon - Scott Snyder. The amount will be in Hong Kong Dollar and the current conversation rate to USD is 1 USD 7.77 HKD. Visa and MasterCard is accepted.

When donating through this page, after clicking Donate Now, under Recognition Name please do the same as the above - Grassland Marathon - Name of Participant.

You can find out more about the event by going the webpage at,

Thank you very much for your support and please sign our guest book before you leave!

Event Sponsors: Nordic Ways, Marriott and Joyride Sportswear

Nordic Ways:

As the organizers of the Genghis Khan, the have pledged their support to us for this event and beyond. They will be placing donation boxes in their event venues, promoting Operation Smile through their website, event materials, media and important contacts throughout China. We thank Nordic Ways for their support and please visit their website to see the wonderful job they do in bringing Nordic sports traditions to China.


Operation Smile's biggest corporate partner in China, they contributed directly to this event through the Sunset BBQ where we raised over 15,000 RMB. The Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel is also joining the Operation Smile team for this race! Including Hans Loontiens the General Manager. Huge thank you for their continued and strong support.

Joyride Sportswear:

Joyride Sportswear has generously offered to make running shirts for the Operation Smile Team and we greatly appreciate it! We are looking to expand this partnership globally. They will sell tee-shirts at a reduced rate to other teams participating in events similar to the Grasslands Marathon and a percentage of the proceeds will go to Operation Smile.

Thank you Joyride Sportswear! You can view the design of the shirt on the top of the page.

Please check out their English version website here,

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