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Run to Beat Poverty

Poverty destroys lives. Join the fightback.

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How can I Run to Beat Poverty?

Step one: choose your challenge. Complete your own personal running challenge or sign up for an organised event. Here’s a great place to start if you’re looking for an event. 

Step two: consider getting your friends or family involved – you can encourage each other throughout the challenge.


Step three: once you’ve decided on your challenge, or registered for your event, sign up to fundraise for Tearfund by setting up your JustGiving page. We’ll be in touch to send you your very own Tearfund running vest and water bottle.

It's a big ask to run 5km to help people living in poverty. But then again, Beth isn't your average six-year-old. This is Beth's story.

Why should I get involved?

Poverty isn’t going to end itself – each one of us has a part to play. Run with Team Tearfund and together, let's finish poverty for good.



Run for people like Tamam

By fundraising with us, you’ll be changing the lives of people living in desperate need. People like Tamam.

Armed conflict forced Tamam and her family from their home in Syria. Now they live in a cramped, dangerous slum in Lebanon. Life is hard, but there is hope. Tearfund’s local partner is in the heart of the settlement, providing schooling, trauma counselling and healthcare. Thanks to their support, Tamam can dream of a better life again.

£252 could help to provide three families like Tamam’s with life-saving support to rebuild their lives.


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Need help with your fundraising?

If you have any questions about Run to Beat Poverty that haven’t been answered above, please email or contact our lovely Supporter Enquiries team on 020 3906 3906.

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