When you’re working within the New York Metropolis Marathon Sunday, be careful – you would possibly simply be working alongside actor Ashton Kutcher.
Kutcher, 44, is utilizing the marathon as a chance to lift funds for Thorn, the group he based alongside Demi Moore in 2012 to fight youngster intercourse trafficking, in line with his Instagram.
The “That ’70s Present” star has raised over $1 million for the nonprofit as of Saturday, in line with a web site devoted to his fundraiser.
Kutcher is a part of a crew of 100 marathon runners who’ve pledged to lift funds for Thorn, the web site says. The group focuses on utilizing expertise to determine photos of kid abuse.
“We’d like your assist,” stated Kutcher in a video posted to the web site. “Each single greenback that we increase is gonna go to constructing these instruments, in order that some day, these youngsters which are on the market right now, being abused, can have an opportunity to simply be youngsters.”
Kutcher has additionally partnered with health firm Peloton for his trip. He expressed his gratitude to Peloton trainers Becs Gentry and Alex Toussaint for serving to him put together for the 26.2-mile race.
Kutcher, alongside round 50,000 runners, will trot via all 5 of New York Metropolis’s boroughs, beginning on Staten Island and ending in Central Park.
And he isn’t the one movie star collaborating within the marathon. Actress Ellie Kemper, “Bachelor” star Matt James and former New York Giants working again Tiki Barber have additionally reported on their social media that they’re taking part within the race.