Run for refugees

We are delighted to announce that UK for UNHCR is recruiting for the Virtual London Marathon 2021 and the Virtual Vitality 10,000.

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Are you ready to take on your next challenge? Do you want to beat a personal best?

Join us in 2021 and not only will you have the chance to take part in some of the UK’s most exciting races, but you’ll also be helping raise vital funds to support some of the most vulnerable families. An unprecedented 80 million people globally have been forced to flee their homes – your support could make a huge difference.

Your support could help fund…

£16

could provide mats and stop a family sleeping on the ground. 

£80

could provide a cooking stove to 45 refugee households.

£400

could provide a tent to shelter a family from harsh weather.

Join Team UK for UNHCR in the Virtual London Marathon 2021

When: Sunday 3rd October 2021 – you’ll have a full 24 hours to complete the 26.2 miles

Where: Anywhere and everywhere!

Pledge amount: £500

We have an incredible support team who will be with you every step of your marathon journey. We will share tips to help you not only reach but exceed your fundraising goals and ensure that your training is on track and you are ready for race day!

Your place will include:

  • UK for UNHCR running vest or t-shirt to wear whilst you’re training and on the race day
  • Personalised lettering for your t-shirt, once you’ve raised £100
  • Fundraising support including a bumper fundraising ideas pack and tips for sharing your goals on social media
  • Training tips and advice along the way

You can apply now for a charity place with UK for UNHCR via the form below and we’ll be in touch with you shortly afterwards. You have until 5pm on Monday 12th July 2021.

Please remember to train safely in line with any current COVID-19 government guidelines. For more information and guidance on physical exercise, please visit the UK government website.

 

Register your interest for the 2021 Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon!

We will only use your personal details to communicate with you in the ways you have agreed to. Visit our privacy policy to learn more or to update your contact preferences please contact our Supporter Care team who are happy to help.

Take part in the Virtual Vitality 10,000!

When: You can run (or walk, or jog) the virtual Vitality London 10,000 at any time during the summer half term week: Saturday 29th May to Sunday 6th June.

Where: Anywhere and everywhere.

Pledge amount: As much as you can!

Join us in 2021 and take part in the Virtual Vitality 10,000 – one of the UK’s most iconic runs – and help raise vital funds to support some of the most vulnerable families forced to flee. This year you’ll have the chance to complete the race anywhere you like! Our incredible support team will be with you every step of the way (virtually) cheering you on and sharing tips and advice to help you reach your fundraising goals and get you prepped for race day!

You can apply now for a charity place with UK for UNHCR via the form below and we’ll be in touch with you shortly afterwards.You have until 5pm on Monday 3rd May 2021, to register for your place!

Please remember to train safely in line with any current COVID-19 government guidelines. For more information and guidance on physical exercise, please visit the UK government website.

 

Register your interest for the Virtual 2021 Vitality London 10,000!

We will only use your personal details to communicate with you in the ways you have agreed to. Visit our privacy policy to learn more or to update your contact preferences please contact our Supporter Care team who are happy to help.

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