Dec 06

The Haiti Citadelle Run - Supporting Education in Haiti

The Haiti Citadelle Run - Supporting Education in Haiti The Haiti Citadelle Run

Haiti Citadelle Run 2013

Discover what the 2013 Haiti Citadelle Run was all about and why Alltech is committed to helping build a sustainable Haiti. Read more on Alltech's blog - http://www.alltech.com/blog/posts/haiti-citadelle-run-supporting-education-haiti

San-Souci Palace – Start and Finish

San souci is French for carefree. That’s not a word that comes to mind when you think of Haiti now but Henri Christophe (Henry I, King of Haiti) chose it as the name for the luxurious palace that he built shortly after Haiti gained its independence in 1804. Surely he saw a bright future for the new country. Now the palace is in ruins but it is still impressive. It served as a symbolic starting point for our first Haiti Citadelle Run.

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Nov 19

Alltech's First Citadelle Run to Raise Money for Haiti

Alltech's First Citadelle Run to Raise Money for Haiti

Alltech Café Citadelle

Coffee from Haiti, for Haiti. www.AlltechCafeCitadelle.com

The road to Citadelle Laferrière is a brutal strip of gravel and brick not meant to be easily passable. It’s a narrow path with sharp turns that covers 2,800 feet of elevation gain over 5.5 miles. The long trip from the town of Milot to the foot of the fortress is another layer of defense for the Citadelle, perched atop a mountain as a challenge to outsiders.

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