Joining the Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin fest


Not even a week has gone by since the first leg of the Run for Clarity Run South Korea and the Kohler associates were celebrating a new run in Kohler Wisconsin. On 21 June 2018, a large group of Kohler associates including David Kohler, CEO and President of Kohler Company, took to the streets around the Kohler Village in Wisconsin, USA, for the annual run.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 2018-06-21_SAMMY_03-51_JOB020746With the ambitious goal of running a collective 80,125 kilometers between June and October 2018 to help 40,000 people with safe water, the runners could almost not be stopped. Running was just one part of the fun during the competition day in Kohler.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin _JOB020746_GRAND_PRIX_FIELD_L1A7454The sports people were rewarded with food, music, fun beverages from food trucks and entertainment when they attained their running distance. The Woodland Market served as a fun fair for runners, family, and friends.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 2018-06-21_SAMMY_03-54_JOB020746The same day the new disaster relief trailer was introduced. The disaster relief trailer is outfitted with showers and other necessary bathroom equipment to help victims of floods or earthquakes when they have lost their homes and need a place to clean up.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 2018_0618_DisasterTrailer10Similar to the Lava Mae trucks in San Francisco and Los Angeles that help homeless people and provide services for the most basic needs, this truck will move to areas where disasters hit in the continental United States. During the Run for Clarity, the new trailer was open for inspection and use by the runners. They could even test the showers and use the changing rooms.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 2018_0618_DisasterTrailer6If the fun fair and the truck were not enough entertainment, Woodlake Market which was co-hosted with Road America launched this year’s KOHLER Grand Prix Indy cars race that took place between 21 and 24 June 2018 in Elkhart LakeRun for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 6-23 Indy-PWC 2188posterJosef Newgarden, one of the most prominent drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series, was in situ and happily signing autographs for fans.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin 03-54_JOB020746_GRAND_PRIX_FIELD_L1A7489The five-kilometer run/walk really made a difference in the community around Kohler and adds important kilometers to the global goal to alleviate the scarcity of clean drinking water in rural areas around the world.  Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin JOB020746_GRAND_PRIX_FIELD_L1A7490

Source: some photos for Run for Clarity Kohler Wisconsin are courtesy of Les Tension.

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