Join The Race to End FGM/C with Orchid Project and Run For Charity

Tuesday 11 June 2024

We are thrilled to announce our exciting new partnership with Run For Charity, a safe platform offering charity spaces for a variety of sports events and challenges across the UK and Europe. Run For Charity has curated specially selected events for Orchid Project, providing incredible opportunities for our supporters to engage in diverse running challenges, promote healthy living while supporting the mission to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C).

By participating in these events, you not only support our cause financially, but also raise awareness and demonstrate your commitment to join the movement to end FGM/C globally. Whether you’re an avid marathoner or a casual jogger, there’s an event for everyone. From 5K runs to full marathons, the variety of challenges ensures that you can find the perfect event that matches your fitness level and interests.

How to get involved:

Getting started is easy! To discover the events we have selected, to find out more information about how to fundraise, and sign up, please visit our Run For Charity webpage or our website. Here’s a brief guide:

1. Choose Your Event: Check the list of events specially curated for the Orchid Project at the end of this blog and click the link to sign up. You can also choose from the long list of other events available on the Run For Charity webpage.

2. Sign Up: Register for the event through the Run For Charity platform or sign up directly  by following the links provided below. If you choose to sign up for the other events, make sure to select our charity during the sign-up process to ensure your efforts directly support our mission.

3. Fundraise: Once registered, start your fundraising campaign to reach your fundraising target. Use social media, email, and word of mouth to gather support from friends, family, and colleagues. Every donation, no matter the size, brings us one step closer to ending FGM/C.

4. Train and Participate: Prepare for the event by following a training plan suitable for your chosen challenge. On race day, wear your charity gear with pride and enjoy the experience of contributing to a meaningful cause.

Let’s lace up our running shoes and hit the ground running in the race to end FGM/C. Together, we can make a difference. Together, we can end FGM/C!

Curated Events for Orchid Project: