Run for free with Humanity Direct - Women's Running

Run for free with Humanity Direct

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  May 28, 2015

Glow in the Park at Bath Race Course, Saturday 11  October 2014, PHOTO:PAUL GILLIS /  *** Local Caption *** PAUL GILLIS/ (C) 2014   0117 377 4054    07791 066 852

At Humanity Direct we like a challenge and so far our challenges (including marathons, triathlons, treks, Ironman’s and even the worlds coldest and toughest ultra race in the Arctic Circle) have helped fund over 230 operations for children in developing countries.

Motivation when taking on a challenge is the key to success and we have motivation in buckets because of the people we help.


We work closely with doctors and surgeons to fund life-saving and life-changing operations from skin grafts to cataract operations for children in some of the world’s poorest countries whose families simply can’t afford the treatment their child needs.  Every penny raised is spent directly on the patient’s surgery and recovery so you can see how your donation has improved their life.

We are now looking for people like you to take on a challenge in aid of a Humanity Direct patient. We’ll cover the cost of any event as long as you raise 3x the cost of entry to fund a patients operation.  Or you can even sign up to one of these events where we have free places available.

UltraBug:  A 100k marathon through the Oriental Carpathian Mountains in Romania June 5-7

Glow in the Park: Fun 5k nighttime runs throughout the UK.

Coombe Abbey Running Festival:  10k run in the beautiful grounds of Coombe Abbey. June 28th.

Please go to and see who you can help or visit @humanitydirect or for more information.

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