Our Journey

Timeline

2018
21/09/2018

GO’ing global – our 1st GO Run For Fun event in Asia!

GO’ing global – our 1st GO Run For Fun event in Asia!

As a global initiative, inspiring children to be more active all over the world, we are thrilled to celebrate our first event in Asia! We had 230 children running, supported by 33 international volunteers, in Singapore on the 21st September 2018.

2019
28/05/2019

Triple threat MILESTONE alert! 300,000 runners to date!

Triple threat MILESTONE alert! 300,000 runners to date!

We are immensely proud to have hit our 300,000 runners milestone in Sarralbe, France on the 28th May 2019! With the largest GO Run For Fun event so far in 2019, a whopping 3,800 children from 76 different schools participated! A very big thank you to the 68 volunteers who supported us on the day, and to all volunteers since starting who have made this dream a reality!

20/06/2019

Flagship event with The Daily Mile – turning London’s Battersea Park into a (Batter)SEA of pink!

Flagship event with The Daily Mile – turning London’s Battersea Park into a (Batter)SEA of pink!

On the 20th June 2019 GO Run For Fun joined forces with The Daily Mile and got 2,400 children running across Battersea Park in London, with a massive 44 different schools involved! An array of special guests including Jazmin Sawyers, Radzi Chinyanganya, Jess Folley, Elaine Wyllie, Luke Wigman and Ibi Ali came along to help make the day extra special!

16/07/2019

Where would we be without you?! 10,000 Volunteers since 2013!

Where would we be without you?! 10,000 Volunteers since 2013!

Here at GO Run For Fun we are constantly overwhelmed by the support from our amazing volunteers – and at our Stockton-on-Tees event this year we hit a HUGE milestone of 10,000 volunteers! Our event on the 16th July 2019 was supported by Tom Bosworth, with almost 1,900 children running, as we further celebrated reaching 315,000 runners! What a great day for milestones. And to all of our volunteers, we couldn’t have done this without you!

08/08/2019

India Incoming!

India Incoming!

8th August 2019 marked our first ever GO Run For Fun event in India – with 800 participants supported by 30 volunteers, the event was a huge success! We can’t wait for many more events with our Indian friends.