- RED RUN, LONDON
World AIDS Day Red Run
One of the UK's largest HIV community events
Since 2008, over £200,000 has been raised via the Red Run
to support and strengthen the UK's response to HIV!
Last year the Red Run raised
Last year, over 2,000 people participated raising funds for 31 HIV charities across the UK.
Taking place on 1 December 2018 – the 30th World AIDS Day anniversary – the World AIDS Day Red Run is a 10K or 5K charity run through leafy Victoria Park, east London to support 32 essential HIV charities across the UK!
The 2018 Red Run takes place against the backdrop of a momentous time in the world of HIV. We have seen a dramatic fall in new HIV diagnosis, particularly amongst gay men in London. London has exceeded the UNAIDS 90:90:90 target. Undetectable=Untransmittable is an evidence-based statement. The brilliant fact that a person living with HIV diagnosed early and accessing treatment is likely to live as long as someone of a similar age and background.
However amongst the good news, the challenge remains that not everyone and not all communities are benefiting. 103,000 people are currently living with HIV in the UK (50,000 in London). HIV stigma is still a reality and there are still too many people undiagnosed and diagnosed late. Funding cuts to the HIV sector are still all too common despite the fact that HIV support services change lives.
Now is most certainly not the time for us to stand down! During registration please select which HIV charity you’ll be running in support of. The Red Run is also perfect for mid-season training. We hope to see you there!
World AIDS Day Red Run Village
Anchoring the Red Run village will be the entertainment tent hosted by the venerable Eagle London with DJs from legendary Horse Meat Disco providing music before and during the Run.
Panels of the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display along with a pop-up AIDS Memorial and a poster exhibition of HIV support and prevention campaigns. There will also be a community area with charity stalls and information about the HIV sector.
Like last year, Starbucks will be on site keeping the hot coffee flowing. Importantly, registration, bag check and toilet facilities will be located with the village
- £18 registration fee
- Official T-shirt
- Pre, during and post run entertainment
- UK AIDS Memorial Quilt display
- Pop-Up AIDS Memorial
- HIV poster exhibition
- Charity information stalls
- Chipped timed 5/10k route
- All ages and abilities are welcome
- Secure bag check and toilet facilities
If you would like more information about the 2018 World AIDS Day Red Run or would like to volunteer please email Alex Foott. email@example.com
It all starts right here.
The after party
More information about the after party coming soon!
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