French Athlete will Run Coast to Coast Across America for a Cause

Andre Belibi Eloumou’s father ate raw sheep guts, walked through lion territory in Africa, and swam for twelve hours to migrate from Cameroon to France in 1971. To honour that memory, Eloumou will run 5,793 kilometres (3,607 miles) from New York to Los Angeles between November 1st 2019 and March 2020.

After a similar run from Cherbourg, France, to Rabat, Morocco in 2018, Eloumou decided to expand to America and will partner with USA for UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency. This race is called USA run on immigration because the USA runs on immigration he explains.

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