Take on the 2021 Virtual London Marathon by joining Afghanaid's Big Walk. Walk 26.2 miles in 24-hours and pledge to raise £200 for vulnerable communities in Afghanistan. 

Join The Big Walk Team

Here's what you need to know!

On Sunday 3 October, the Virgin Money London Marathon is set to be the world's first 100,000-person marathon, with 50,000 participants in a virtual event around the globe joining 50,000 on the traditional course from Blackheath to The Mall.

For the virtual participants, the objective is simple: complete 26.2 miles in 24-hours, your way, from wherever you are in the world. Upload the evidence and you'll receive an official London Marathon finisher's medal and T-Shirt!

How to join The Big Walk Team

To join Afghanaid's #BigWalk today, pledge to walk 26.2 miles on Sunday 3rd October 2021, and commit to fundraise £200 for men, women and children in remote Afghanistan. It's that simple!

There is a £28 registration fee for UK-based team members, and £38 for international team members. 

Fill out & send over this application form today - if you've got any questions, drop us a line!

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Why Join Team Afghanaid?

By putting on your walking boots for us, you'll be taking strides towards helping the most vulnerable people in Afghanistan live free from poverty. Whether a seasoned mountain climber have just been enjoying the lockdown strolls, you'll get loads of support from Afghanaid, and have a great deal of fun along the way in an inspiring, exciting team:

  • Fundraising and training tips and materials;
  • The opportunity for team meet ups with other Afghanaid walkers;
  • And an Afghanaid T-Shirt or vest for the big day!

Want to hear more about how your fundraising could help?

37-year-old Benafsha lives with her five children in Nayabe Gahrbi, a remote rural village in the north of Afghanistan. After enrolling on one of our courses, she is using her new skills to lift her family out of poverty. 

"Now I am able to feed my children and provide them with all the basic things I couldn’t afford before, like clothes and medicine. I am happy now and I can see my children are too." 

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