TCS London Marathon 2023

Join team SolarAid to create a brighter future  for both people and the planet!

If you were successful in the ballot- congratulations! We would love for you to join our Solar Champions and run to bring clean, safe solar light to families across sub-Saharan Africa.

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590 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have no electricity. By running for SolarAid, you’ll not only have the experience of a lifetime running the London Marathon, but will also be helping both people and the planet with every stride.

Date: 23rd April 2023
Location: London
Distance: 26.2 miles
Registration fee: Using own ballot place
Fundraising target: As much as you can!

42-year-old Nelia Mbewe point at a solar bulb at her home in Kachingwe Village, Kasungu central Malawi. SolarAid/Chris Gagnon.

Why you should run for SolarAid

With those who are contributing the least to climate change being affected the most, we know that we can’t solve the problem of energy poverty alone. By taking part in the Virtual London Marathon, you can help us light up every home, school and clinic by 2030.

By running for us you will:

  • Receive a SolarAid t-shirt
  • Get full support from our team from start to finish
  • Fundraising tips to help you raise as much as possible
  • Help to the most rural communities get clean, safe solar power
  • Official finishers t-shirt and medal from the London Marathon

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