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5K May

Get active and give back to young care-experienced people

Run 5k in May to support young care experienced people

Get active and run 5K in May, solo or in a team, and help us be there for young people who have been in care. You can run, walk, cycle, whatever feels right for you. You choose the routes and how to divide up the distance over a number of days or between teammates.

1. Run 5

Anytime between 1st - 31st May, participate in a 5k (run, roll, walk, cycle, hop, socially distanced of course!)

2. Donate 5

Donate £5 to support our work with young care experienced people here.

3. Nominate 5

Nominate 5 of your friends to take part too, remembering to tag us on socials so we can share!

If you have any questions, we're here to help. Email  our fundraising team at fundraising@becomecharity.org.uk or call 07488 811 967.

Why run 5k for Become?

Children in care and care-experienced young people need you now more than ever. Many don't have a family support structure and are feeling particularly anxious and alone during this difficult time.

By taking on 5k May you are helping to ensure that there’s someone at the end of the phone when a young person calls for help and that the voices of children in care and young care leavers are amplified and united at a time when they are struggling to be heard at all. 

Find out more about our work.

Any questions? Email us at fundraising@becomecharity.org.uk