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18/07/2017

Cycling from London to Paris: Max’s story

Crossing the finish line Speeding down the Avenue Henri Martin, leaves fluttering between the Haussmannian buildings, the sun cast a shimmering mosaic on the road ahead. Three hundred and fifty...
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14/07/2017

Become a Running Mentor and change a life

For the past four years, The Running Charity has been delivering successful running programmes to homeless young people in hostels and day centres. Today we are rolling out our next...
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07/05/2017

30 miles a week, every week, for a year: Kirsty’s story

Hi, I’m Kirsty. I used to think I was just an average person, but now I feel like superwoman! Not because I look after lots of children or work 100-hour...
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21/04/2017

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2018

A LANDMARK EVENT FOR THE RUNNING CHARITY The London Landmarks Half Marathon is the first half marathon to go through the heart of the capital and will take in many...
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09/04/2017

Zamzam Farah: From London 2012 to London Marathon 2017

Just five years ago this summer, Zamzam Farah was a flag-bearer and Women’s 400m runner at the London 2012 Olympics for her native Somalia. She had a passion for representing...
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30/03/2017

Manchester Marathon Weekend

Just 6 weeks after starting our first running groups up in Manchester, ASICS, who have partnered with The Running Charity to support more homeless people, offered us some places in the...
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08/03/2017

Women and Homelessness

43 is the average age a homeless woman dies. Yes, you read that right, 43. During these past twelve years that I have been interested in the way that social structures...
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07/03/2017

Prince Harry visits The Running Charity

Last month The Running Charity welcomed His Royal Highness Prince Harry at one of our sessions and invited him to meet some of the young people who are benefiting from...
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17/02/2017

Join The Running Charity Team

It gives me great pleasure to announce that we are adding to our team! We are looking to recruit three brand new roles that will help us increase our impact...
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