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18/11/2017

Professor Green visits The Running Charity

Occasionally, because of the work we do and the amazing partners we work with, we have some special visitors. Today, thanks to our partners Laureus Sport for Good, we had Professor...
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31/10/2017

Maria: My journey with The Running Charity

I became homeless after escaping from an abusive situation in October 2015. After sofa surfing for 3 months I found a place in a homeless shelter where I stayed for...
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05/10/2017

Fundraiser Eddie’s first year running

So this weekend saw me complete a running challenge that one year ago I would have thought impossible. My journey to this point began in July 2016, when realising I...
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02/10/2017

EXCLUSIVE London Marathon VIP tickets with Grandstand viewing

The Running Charity is pleased to announce that we have two Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 VIP places each with spectator package: VIP/Green start – The most exclusive starting zone,...
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25/09/2017

Running Reykjavik: Giles story

On a cold, clear August day in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, almost 2,500 people gathered, ready to take part in the annual half marathon (alongside a further 1,000 people taking part...
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19/09/2017

Programme Officer Ezrin: Why I do what I do

So… why I do what I do!! Today I got up and set off to work like I do most days with my head held high and a spring in my...
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16/09/2017

Montana’s journey: see the video

Our journeys with the members of The Running Charity can be uplifting, difficult, and often stop-start. None more so than with one of our recent graduates Montana. In 2014, I...
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14/09/2017

Watch Claude on BBC3’s Amazing Humans

WATCH THE 2- MINUTE VIDEO BELOW TO SEE CLAUDE IN ACTION Claude is one of The Running Charity’s programme officers, he works with vulnerable and homeless young people throughout London,...
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14/09/2017

Saturday fun at Parkrun

  We love Parkrun. The Running Charity all joined forces bright and early on an August Saturday morning to try out a new Parkrun in Southwark Park. It was the perfect...
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