“Running Comrades has been a lifelong dream. Helping children has been a lifelong passion. Pairing the two makes my heart come alive. Nothing could be sweeter.”
– Josh Cox
For runners, the Comrades Marathon is one of the ultimate tests of endurance.
But each day in Africa, countless children face an even greater test: extreme poverty. Hunger wracks their bodies. Preventable diseases like HIV and malaria tear through their communities. Dirty water — often collected miles from home — kills thousands each day. Education and economic opportunity are distant dreams.
We are running to raise awareness — and raise up sponsors — for children in three impoverished countries: Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa.
Every child you sponsor as a result of this effort will gain access to life’s basic necessities — things like:
We cannot run this race alone. We invite you to come alongside a child in need — to share the journey with them and help them along the road to a better future.