Marathon season has just begun for Amy For Africa

ASHLAND, Ky. – For most runners, the Boston Marathon is the end of a long journey of training. But Amy Compston isn’t like most runners. The co-founder of Amy For Africa is on a mission of her own with husband Chris. Together they will be running [...]

By |2014-04-26T15:21:02+00:00April 26th, 2014|

Goals realized on trip to Boston

ASHLAND, Ky. - The Amy For Africa mission went to Boston with some goals in mind. One was for safety for our runners - Amy Compston and John Davis - in the grueling and hilly Boston Marathon. The other was for boldness as Team AFA took [...]

By |2014-04-24T11:43:12+00:00April 24th, 2014|

Compston finds joy in Boston Marathon run

Amy hugs her mother, Kathy Whitely, after the race. The medal for finishing the Boston Marathon., Amy nears the finish line., BOSTON - It’s not always about an individual’s best time. Sometimes it’s about the moment. Amy For Africa runner [...]

By |2014-04-22T01:51:38+00:00April 22nd, 2014|

Chris Compston among top 5 percent in Boston 5K

BOSTON - The official results are in for the Boston Athletic Association 5,000 and Amy For Africa runner Chris Compston exceeded expectations. Compston, wife of AFA founder Amy Compston, was 428th out of 8,640 runners who  competed. He ran a personal best of 20:34 on the [...]

By |2014-04-20T11:59:14+00:00April 20th, 2014|

Team Amy For Africa finds time for 5K, baseball

BOSTON - Team Amy For Africa was on the move in Boston on Saturday. The day started with AFA runners Chris Compston, Amy's husband, and Amanda Evans, Amy's sister, running in the Boston Athletic Association 5K on a sun-drenched morning in downtown Boston. Chris ran the [...]

By |2014-04-20T00:51:19+00:00April 20th, 2014|

Amy For Africa delivering Word through tracts in Boston

BOSTON - Team Amy For Africa is back in Boston. One year after Amy Compston competed in the 2013 Boston Marathon, where she was a top 15 percent finisher in the female division, the mission-minded runner has returned to compete on Monday. Along with that honor, [...]

By |2014-04-19T01:33:05+00:00April 19th, 2014|

Almost Boston time for AFA Team

ASHLAND, Ky. – It’s almost Boston Marathon time for Amy Compston and the Amy For Africa team. We ask our friends, family and other supporters to remember us in pray this weekend as we visit Boston and proclaim God’s name on every corner. We want divine [...]

By |2014-04-17T12:50:58+00:00April 17th, 2014|

Follow Amy with texts on her run in Boston

ASHLAND, Ky. —Technology will allow fans of Amy Compston to follow her on Monday during the Boston Marathon. Text 15196 to 345678 to receive updates on where she is during race day. She will probably start around 10:30 to 11 a.m. It will alert you up [...]

By |2014-04-15T20:34:45+00:00April 15th, 2014|
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