Mercy Project started the BCS Marathon in 2011. Mercy Project’s Founder and Executive Director Chris Field and his staff put on the race each year.

Mercy Project, based in Bryan/College Station, is working to eradicate child slavery in Ghana, Africa. To do this, they are implementing economic development projects in various villages and communities in Ghana where an estimated 7,000 children work as modern day slaves. These new economic opportunities give an alternative to the forced child labor present today. To learn more, visit


We are very proud to partner with B/CS Habitat for Humanity in 2017. Bringing people together to build homes, communitites, and hope, B/CS Habitat for Humanity has built 279 homes since 1989. To learn more, visit