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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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12/09/2017

Climbing Mount Snowdon

On Saturday, four graduates from our Manchester programme joined some of the staff from Mercedes Benz HQ on a charity walk to the summit of Mount Snowdon. At 1085m, this...
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02/09/2017

Red Cross Sports Day 2017

The Running Charity joined forces with the Red Cross for the first time this summer to deliver an exciting day of sport at the Linford Christie Stadium. After taking young...
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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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