Transforming lives in Ethiopia

Marathons and Running Events

Take on a challenge in 2024 and help transform lives.

Ready to lace up and make a difference? Secure your no entry fee spots in some of the most popular marathons and half marathons across the UK, Europe and USA.

We have partnered with Realbuzz, to secure places in running events around the world. Challenge yourself, see new sights and help transform lives with every step by fundraising for Ethiopiaid.

Find out more about the events you can take part in below and click to register and secure your place – we have limited spots available!

You wont find our charity listed on each running event’s official website, as RealBuzz help smaller charities to gain spaces as they are needed. If you have any questions about our partnership with Realbuzz or if there is anything we can help you with, get in touch with Katy by emailing support@ethiopiaid.org.uk or calling 01225 476 385.

06/10/2024

Fundraising Target: £375

Deposit: £29

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Since it was founded in 2003, the Cardiff Half Marathon has established itself as one of the UK’s leading road races and one of the biggest events in Europe. Part of the SuperHalfs Series, the iconic route takes in all of the city’s most famous landmarks including Cardiff Bay, the Civic Centre and Cardiff Castle.

27th Oct 2024

Fundraising target: £1,300

Deposit: £49

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With its iconic route past Dublin’s most famous landmarks, a relatively flat course and optimum running temperatures, the Irish Life Dublin Marathon is unmissable. Known as the Friendly Marathon, it’s an unbeatable atmosphere with over 20,000 runners taking to the course.

07/04/2024

Fundraising Target: £375 

Deposit: £29 

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The flat course offers great opportunities for PBs, perfect for beginners and elite runners alike. Now sold out for general entry, get your charity place now. Don’t miss this exhilarating season opener.

06/04/2024

Fundraising Target: £375

Deposit: £29

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Part of the SuperHalfs series, the Prague Half Marathon is an unforgettable race due to its stunning scenery including Prague Castle, the National Theatre, Vyšehrad Castle and the Rudolfinum Concert Hall, but also because of its inclusivity.

05/05/2024

Fundraising Target: £600

Deposit: £49

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Considered one of the most beautiful marathons in the world, Prague Marathon is also a highly sustainable race with the organisers focused on making the event friendly to the planet too! A flat course that snakes through the delightful Old Town and across the Vlatava river, the views for runners are unrivalled.

13/10/2024

Fundraising Target: £2,000

Deposit: £49

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Part of the World Marathon Majors, running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. The race starts and finishes in Grant Park, and travels through one of the world’s most magnificent cities.

01/12/2024

Fundraising Target: £650

Deposit: £49

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Unleash your personal best at the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso — the world’s third fastest marathon! With an unbeatable circuit, optimal weather (12-17 degrees), and the breathtaking backdrop of the city of Arts and Sciences, this marathon is a standout event on the global stage. It also has one of the most stunning finish lines in the world.

10/11/2024

Fundraising Target: £600

Deposit: £49

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History brought to life; the Athens Marathon is the original marathon finishing in the legendary stadium where the first Olympic games of the modern era took place in 1896. The route boasts such famous heritage sites as the Marathon Tomb and attracts runners from all over the world to be part of history.

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For every £1 we raised in 2022…

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81p funds local projects in Ethiopia helping to transform lives.

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