Run for their lives


We are sure you’re aware that Orangutans are classified as an endangered species and without urgent action they could be extinct within our lifetimes.

YOU can do something to help – register your interest today

Raise money for Orangutan Appeal UK by taking part in a running event, whatever your ability. Check out the table of upcoming races below and contact us for more information

If there’s a sponsored race or other sporting event that we haven’t included, you can still support us. We have a fundraising pack for any occasion, all over the world.

These magnificent apes need your help. The funds raised will go towards Appeal projects, which means you are literally running for their rescue & rehabilitation.

For further information, and a free fundraiser pack, (including posters, leaflets and T-shirt order form) contact our office on 01590 623443, or email We will also supply a list of charity places we have available.

And, don’t forget to check this page for updates throughout the year.

Event Distance Date of run
Great North Run 13.1 mi 18th September 2011
New Forest Marathon/Half Marathon 26.2/13.1mi 25th September 2011
Kilomathon London 26.2km 23rd October 2011
Great Birmingham Run 13.1 mi 23rd October 2011
Great South Run (no places left) 10 mi 30th October 2011
Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 13.1 mi March 2012 TBC
Bath Half Marathon 13.1 mi 11th March 2012
Kilomathon England 26.2km March 2012 TBC
Hastings Half Marathon 13.1 mi 25th March 2012
Reading Half Marathon 13.1 mi 1st April 2012
Liverpool Half Marathon 13.1 mi March 2012 TBC
Brighton Marathon (4 places) 26.2 mi 15th April 2012
London Marathon 26.2 mi 22nd April 2012
Edinburgh Marathon (1 place) 26.2mi 27th May 2012
Bupa London 10k (3 places) 10km 27th May 2012



Scottish Half Marathon/Edinburgh Marathon

Brighton Marathon
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London 10k
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