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Interfaith fun run aims to raise money for cross-communal charities

Participants are needed for the London Interfaith Fun Run, with routes of 1km, 5km or 10 km, to raise money for charity.

Maccabi GB's Fun Run 2019, which the Interfaith Fun Run is based on (Blake Ezra )
Maccabi GB's Fun Run 2019, which the Interfaith Fun Run is based on (Blake Ezra )

Hundreds of people from all walks of life are set to attend an inter-faith fun run later this month to raise money for over 30 charities working across religious communities.

The London Interfaith Fun Run, taking place on 9am-3pm on Monday, 30 August at the Stone X stadium in Barnet, is being organised by the Faith and Belief Forum and Maccabi GB.

It is being supported by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London’s Council on Faith, and Dangoor Education.

“With their annual Community Fun Run, Maccabi GB have developed an amazing event that engages the whole community of all ages and backgrounds,” said philanthropist David Dangoor.

“The Lord Lieutenant of Greater London’s Council on Faith, which I have the privilege to chair, has brought together Maccabi GB and the Faith and Belief Forum to create a special event.

“We hope it will inspire many of those who form the beautiful social tapestry of our great capital city, be they young or old, whatever their ethnic group or faith to join together in strengthening the bonds that can help make London a strong and welcoming community of diversity.”

Participants can walk or run 1km, 5km or 10 km routes, and money will be raised for charities such as Faiths for the Climate, Humanists UK, Stand Up! Education against Discrimination, CitySikhs, among others.

The event also promises a food court and an interfaith ‘fun zone’ to provide a “summer festival vibe.”

To find out more details, including how to take part, visit: https://www.interfaithrun.org/

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