World Marathon Challenge

Health workers join Race for Survival China 23 Oct 2013


By Qian Xiaofeng, Save the Children

Interview with a health worker, Qi Li Ge Er, 30, who is from Beijing Haiding District, and works at the Wanshou Lu Community  Health Station. She is a general practitioner, and an ethnic minority Mongol. In October 2012, she represented Save the Children in the Beijing Marathon. This year, upon hearing about our participation in support of health workers to improve child survival, she signed up to run with again.

Q: Why are you so keen to represent Save the Children?

Children in Zimbabwe use the Race for Survival to talk about child survival 6 Nov 2012


 Save the Children Zimbabwe held the first Race for Survival on 22 September 2012.

The race was held in Chinhoyi district in Mashonaland West province. Participating children were from two provinces, namely Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central.

Children raise awareness of malnutrition in Timor-Leste 5 Nov 2012

Race to the finish line - fighting malnutrition in Pakistan 24 Oct 2012


1,000 children in five Indian cities run the Race for Survival 22 Oct 2012


A unique race was organised the world over on World Food Day, 16th October, in which 20,000 children attempted to break the world record for running the fastest marathon, held by Patrick Makau of Kenya.

700 children take part in the Race for Survival in Bolivia 22 Oct 2012