Single-day ultra marathons - with a difference
To date, we've run seven single-day 50km ultras with Humanity Direct. For anyone who's taken part in any of the Humanity Direct series, you'll know from our 'thank you' emails how much of a difference your entrance fee and fundraising make. As we approach July's Humanity Direct Chiltern Challenge, we thought it was high time to take a closer look at the amazing work the charity does - and how far the money raised has actually gone.
What we've helped to do
Each race raises roughly £10,000 - all of which goes directly towards life-changing and life-saving healthcare and surgical procedures for children in developing countries. In total, XNRG runners have raised around £85,000.
So, what does that look like? That's funded nearly 250 operations, including everything from hernias (and their complications) to skin grafts (for children who have fallen into cooking fires) and ...