The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Let Leaders Lead: IVLP Exchange Alumni Advance Interfaith Relations multi-regional project, includes faith, community, private sector, and academic leaders hailing from 17 countries.
July 2 saw Dean run 47 miles (76 kilometers) from Qazygurt to Shymkent, Kazakhstan. For the departure from Qazygurt, Dean was joined by youth and local runners who came out early in the morning to see him off.
Today Dean started the day with a running tour of Tashkent. From there Dean hit the road for a 13-mile run to the border between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan crossing over to be greeted by hundreds of people.