Actress Pamela Anderson announced plans to run the ING New York City Marathon to help out a good cause.

Anderson tweeted on Sunday, "I'm running the New York Marathon this year and raising funds for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization,” which aims to save lives and bring sustainable programs to the Haiti following the earthquake of 2010.

Pamela Anderson to Run Marathon for Haitian Charity
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On her fundraising page, Anderson wrote, "I'm running the New York Marathon ... (Can you believe it?). Together, I hope we can raise at least $500,000 and make a huge impact in this magical country... keep checking my page and Facebook and Twitter to find out about all sorts of contests I'll be running from now until November -- I will give updates on my training, too."

The actress then adds a list of reasons why she's supporting Haiti.

"Poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere. Just a one-hour flight from Miami. How are we not more involved? Desperate need for things we take for granted – clean water, safe school structures, medical facilities, emergency rooms, reforestation possibilities – conservation, education. Organic products allowed into Free trade market (mangoes, coffee, vanilla, vegetables). The opportunities are endless."

The NYC Marathon takes place November 3.

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