The 5K run is being held to raise money for the Kile's World Foundation.
Usher’s ex-wife Tameka Raymond hopes to keep the memory of her late son Kile Glover alive and one way she’s doing that is by honoring him with a 5K Run.
The Give Thanks 5K run/walk will take place Saturday morning in Atlanta and is being held to raise funds for the Kile’s World Foundation’s art initiative and camps.
The 11-year-old Glover died in a boating accident in Atlanta’s Lake Lanier over a year ago after being run over by a personal watercraft and suffering from critical injuries.
“I know when I’ll be running, I will be thinking of him,” said Raymond. “I’m thinking about him every day, but he was my running buddy.”
She continued, “That’s who I used to do my neighborhood jogs with all the time. He would be the only one who would be like, ‘Let’s go, mom.’ He kept me going.”
Raymond says Usher will not be in attendance as he is currently filming the upcoming film, Hands of Stone, in another country.
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