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06/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Dow|Live Earth Run For Water Los Angeles With Performance by Melissa Etheridge

EXPOSITION PARK @ 8:30 a.m. Run/Walk Start
Melissa Etheridge to perform at the Water Village post-race.

The Dow | Live Earth Run for Water is an international series of run/walk events within a 24-hour period on Sunday, April 18, 2010 to raise funds for and awareness about the shortage of safe drinking water in both developed and undeveloped countries.

Run for Water Los Angeles, a featured U.S. event, will be held at Exposition Park and include the 6K run/walk, and at the finish line, a Water Village with interactive water education activities, exhibits, vendors and a concert by Grammy and Academy award winner Melissa Etheridge.
Did you know ... Women and girls in developing countries walk an average of 6 kilometers (about 3.5 miles) a day, carrying 40 pounds of water.

Register now! Every step and every runner will help bring clean water to people around the world! Your donation will go to Global Water Challenge, a coalition of leading organizations working together to save lives by providing clean drinking water and sanitation.