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26
JUL
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Keisha Estep finds inspiration from AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – Keisha Estep started running as a way to connect with her father and to get healthy. It was a good combination. Now she can added running as a way of making a difference in the lives of children in Moyo, Uganda. Estep has joined Team Amy For Africa’s runners world...
26
JUL
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Dreams come true for Tennessee marathoner

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Nathan Payne, the latest to join the running ranks of Team Amy For Africa, said as a young boy he never dreamed of being an astronaut or firefighter. Payne’s dreams were simple: He wanted to help people. But Payne, who was a slightly overweight child, took a...
24
JUL
2014

It will be Amy IN Africa Aug. 18-31

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amy Compston’s heart broke the very first time she saw photographs of children in Moyo, Uganda. That was more than two years ago. Her heart for the children of that area has continued to swell to the point where God directed her to raise missions for Moyo through...
20
JUL
2014

Strong showing for AFA in Loonies

LIVINGTSTON, Tenn. – Amy For Africa made its presence known at the Loonies Midnight Marathon early Saturday morning in misty rainy conditions on the AFA Do Something Tour. Amy Compston finished second place among females in 3:34.30 while her husband, Chris, set a PR in 3:57.58,...
17
JUL
2014

Compstons, AFA going Loonie in Tennessee

LIVINGSTON, Tenn. – Chris and Amy Compston of Amy For Africa will reach the midway point of a grueling marathon of marathon schedules s this summer and fall with Friday night’s Loonies Midnight Marathon. The race, on a relatively flat course considering it’s in Tennessee, is in...
11
JUL
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Jessica Maynard running for health, God

ASHLAND, Ky. – Jessica Maynard has many reasons why she’s found a passion for running. Becoming healthier and being an example for her children are foremost among the reasons. She is also putting her running talents to use as part of the Team Amy For Africa runners. “The Lord...
10
JUL
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Oh Mandi! ‘Excited to be part of God’s work’

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amanda “Mandi” Wesolowski has a heart for God and a heart of gold for Amy For Africa. She is one of the original members of the organization as the older sister of co-founder Amy Compston. Mandi’s work with the group has included donating her money, time and...