Sierra Leone Marathon 2014


Join us in May and run the marathon, half-marathon, 10k or 5k in aid of Street Child!


There are close to 50,000 children that rely on the streets of Sierra Leone for their survival, with around 3,000 of those living and sleeping on the streets.  Street Child aims to reunite those children with their families and get them back in full time education.  They do this by using a combination of first line support on the street, funding schools and educational materials and arranging remedial schooling.  They also aim to address the root problem of poverty as a whole by starting projects like its family business scheme.


The Sierra Leone Marathon 2014 starts and finishes in Makeni, the town where Street Child was founded and one which remains their hub.  There are numerous opportunities to visit local projects and interact with the children and families that Street Child supports.


Follow this blog for updates on the marathon and our marathon teams in Makeni and London :)



Sarah's marathon win in Sierra Leone

Sarah Steer, female winner of the Kiln Sierra Leone Marathon, was interviewed in Cambridge Evening News yesterday. It's a great piece, about the Steers, the marathon and Street more...

The first international marathon in Sierra Leone

Street Child trustee Jannah Britt-Green on Wanderlust's online community, myWanderlust describing her experience of the Kiln Sierra Leone Marathon. How long were you there for? A more...

Sierra Leone and the Marathon

Sierra Leone is an extremely beautiful, exciting, vibrant and yet largely dysfunctional country. Journeys by road can take anything up to 5 times their intended length and although there more...

On Sierra Leone

In the insurance industry we devour statistics. We want to measure everything. Our understanding of the world around us is mostly numeric. How much; how many; how long are the questions more...

The Making of the Marathon

After my 5 day holiday on the beautiful peninsula beached, including a sejour in Tribe Wanted at Jon Obey, I was well rested and ready to get the painfully anticipated miles under my more...