Join us for a fun and meaningful race!

Last year 130 supporters from more than 10 countries put on their running shoes in Cambodia, Thailand, Australia and Singapore and made their kilometers matter. Together they raised an incredible $35,059 to build futures for marginalized children & youth across Southeast Asia.

Join Team Friends and make your kilometers matter! For all fundraisers there’ll be chances to win some fantastic prizes, to get a Friends’ race pack and to join us a post-race brunch!

Together, let’s make our kolimeters matter! 

THE RACES

By running and fundraising for us you are helping to empower youth and improve the lives of children and families across Southeast Asia. We need as many people on board as possible to make this goal a reality!
All you need to do now is decide which race you’d like to join us at and follow the links to register!

Paris (TBC)

If we have enough runners, we will be at La Course des Heros in Paris on June 21st! You can choose to walk either 2km or 6km or run 6km or 10km.

Let us know you are interesting in running at La Course des Heros by clicking the button below (I want to RunWithFriends) and filling in the form!

To be part of Team Friends at La Course des Heros, you need to commit to fundraising a minimum of €250.

Melbourne

#RunWithFriends is coming back to Australia at the Melbourne Marathon Festival

Join us on October 4th  for any distance from 3km up to a full marathon!

We need to make sure we have enough runners interested in order to join. Let us know you would like to join the Melbourne Marathon by clicking the button below (I want to RunWithFriends) and filling in the form.

Bangkok

Join us as we take on the BDMS Bangkok Marathon on 15th November 2020. Choose from 5km, 10km, the half marathon or if you feel up to it you could even do the full marathon!

You can register for the race here.

To be a part of Team Friends at this year’s Bangkok Marathon, you need to raise a minimum of ฿1,500 by October 15th.

Cambodia

See the temples from a unique perspective at the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon on 6th December! Decide which distance you would like to take part in. There’s a race to suit everyone with a 3km, 5km, 10km or 21km.

You can register through the website here or at their office.

Friends-International is not an official participant to the Angkor Wat marathon. All fundraising initiatives are a personal choice.   

Are you in? Let us know!

If you cannot attend any of these races but want to run at another location, get in touch!

HOW TO JOIN

Register to your favorite race

Choose the race you want to join us at and register yourself. Then, let us know you want to #RunWithFriends by filling the form below.

NB: Friends-International is not responsible for runners’ registration. 

Join our fundraiser

Join our campaign on SimplyGiving and create your own fundraising page. You can fundraise solo or as a team. Download our guide to help you in setting up your page and follow it carefully to make sure your page is associated with #RunWithFriends.

Start fundraising

Once your page is live, it’s time to start fundraising! Asking for money can be a bit dauting so we’ve put together a fundraising pack with plenty of tips and ideas to smash your fundraising target! Who said fundraising couldn’t be fun?

Cannot join the race? 

Back our runners in Team Friends or sponsor one of our #EverydayHeroes
Visit our fundraising page and help us smash our fundraising target. The more we raise, the more children and young people we are able to work with and support!

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US

Run for a cause

Despite increasing development across Southeast Asia, much of the population continues to be marginalized from society. Every year, Friends-International supports 51,000 children, youth and their families to go to school, to attend vocational training and to find employment.

Scratch off your bucket list

Whether you want to run amongst the temples of Angkor Wat, in the frenzy of Bangkok or in the mind-blowing streets of Singapore, that’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Win amazing prizes

Be one of the best fundraisers and get the chance to win amazing prizes: a night for two in a luxurious boutique hotel, restaurant & massage vouchers, products from our stores and more surprises to be revealed!

children-youth-paintHave fun together

No one likes to run alone! Be part of a team and get encouraged by our cheerleaders on the sideline. A post-race brunch party will be organized, a great way to finish up and to celebrate with the other runners.

READY TO TAKE THE CHALLENGE?

OUR PARTNERS IN 2019