Saturday, July 24, 2010

Connecticut River Running Down the Walls - August 7, 2010

Vermont Action for Political Prisoners and Prison Book Project present:

Connecticut River Running Down the Walls

A 5K run, walk or bike ride to benefit U.S. Political Prisoners

Saturday, August 7, 2010, 10am-2pm

Greenfield River Swimming & Recreation Area, Greenfield, MA

***Be a runner, walker, or cyclist*** We ask that participants gather as
many sponsors for the run as possible. For more information, contact us
for the registration and sponsorship form (email us at ). Those who do not gather sponsors may
participate in exchange for a donation of $12. All participants will
receive refreshments, lunch, and a gift bag of fresh produce from local
farms as a prize for their involvement.

***Sponsor a runner*** This can be done through a flat donation to the
runner of your choice.

***Donate directly to Running Down the Walls*** Any amount helps. Please
send checks directly to CRRDTW, c/o Prison Book Project, P.O. Box 396,
Amherst, MA 01004. Make checks payable to Prison Book Project with the
note line: CRRDTW 2010


100% of funds raised at CRRDTW will benefit the following:

Marie Mason Support Fund. For more information, please see:

Vermont Action for Political Prisoners and Anarchist Black Cross
Federation Warchest Funds. For more information on the ABCF or poltical
prisoners, please see: or

***Solidarity Runs***

Connecticut River Running Down the Walls will take place in conjunction
with over a dozen other RDTW events taking place in cities, towns, and
prisons across North America, including Los Angeles, CA, Albuquerque, NM,
Arcata, CA, Ashland, OR, Bellefonte, PA, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Elmore,
AL, Inez, KY, USP Marion (IL), USP Navosta (TX), New York, NY, USP Pelican
Bay (CA), Phoenix, AZ, USP Tucson (AZ), and Toronto, Ontario.

***Black August***

CRRDTW is scheduled to coincide with observation of Black August, a month
designated for reflection on the lives and lessons of Jonathan Jackson,
George Jackson, and other Black revolutionaries who perished during the
prisoners’ movement of the 1960s and 70s. For more information on Black
August, see


Take interstate 91 to exit 26 (MA- RT2) towards Greenfield At the traffic
circle take the 1st or 2nd exit onto MA-RT2 West / Mohawk Trail (First if
coming south; second if coming north on I91) It will look like you are
headed into strip mall land. (drive .3 miles) Take your first right onto
Colrain Rd. (drive 1.4 miles)Turn right at Nash’s Mill Rd. (drive .2
miles)Park on the right opposite the swimming hole in the open parking

For more information on CRRDTW, please contact VAPP at

Co-sponsored by Prison Legal News

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