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Taking part in a running event is an amazing personal challenge, and it's even better if you're part of the Oxfam team. We'll make sure you have an unbeatable race experience and the money you raise helps Oxfam support the people who need it most.
If you decide to run for Oxfam we'll make sure you feel 100% supported, all the way from sign-up to race day, and beyond. Here are just a few of the things you can expect as an Oxfam runner:
An Oxfam running pack filled with training and fundraising tips, as well as the all-important vest/T-shirt
Professional training plans for all levels and abilities
On the day support at all the major UK races - including cheering, massage and snacks
Regular support from the Running Team with advice on training, nutrition and fundraising - and info specific to your race.
Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty, injustice and suffering around the world. You'll be helping to make that work possible.
Our work breaks down into three overlapping areas, all of which are vital to achieving our aims.
Humanitarian response: We respond quickly to emergencies like the Ebola crisis - providing life-saving essentials like safe water and hygiene kits.
Development: We fund long-term work that allows local people to use their own ideas and skills to fight poverty in their communities.
Campaigning: Poverty isn't just about lack of resources; it's about bad decisions made by powerful people. Oxfam campaigns hard for real lasting change.
Take part in the Brighton Marathon
Scotland's biggest running festival
One of the most popular running events in the world
Run for Oxfam in the London Marathon - an absolute must for your bucket list.
Run through Central London, taking in the sites of the capital and the beautiful Royal Parks.
Join 40,000 people at the Paris Half Marathon
Join the London 10,000, which starts on The Mall and finishes opposite Buckingham Palace.
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Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.