Join Churches for Street Child at the Sierra Leone Marathon

Are you or your church interested in running with Churches for Street Child? Then you're in the right place!

Join us for our first ever bespoke programme headed up by Churches for Street Child founder David Lloyd for any Churches or individual Christian runners. You can register your interest by emailing us at:

Want to get an idea of what the trip could look like? Watch a video from a church that took part in the marathon last year by clicking here.



Day 1: Climb aboard the 4x4 convoy and visit rural and urban projects. You can experience first hand the difference the local church is making with Street Child.


Day 2: Enjoy a workshop with local Christian staff. We will have a chance to pray together and hear from them how their faith impacts their work.


Day 3: Visit a school that has been funded by Churches for Street Child. Meet and pray with the children and staff. Hear from them how your support has changed their lives.


Day 4: Sunday 28th – Race Day! There are several different distance options available 5k, 10k, half and full marathons. You can also choose to volunteer at the race and cheer on your friends.


Day 5: Rest and enjoy the stunning scenery of Sierra Leone's beaches.

Optional extension -Day 6

You can find out more information on the packages we offer here.

Who are Churches for Street Child?

We are a growing network of churches supporting the work of the NGO Street Child. Founded by Rev David Llloyd, we are all about helping the wider church back some of the worlds most vulnerable children. We're open to every church from every denomination. Can your church join us?

Why support Churches for Street Child?

“In the same way, it is not my heavenly Father’s will that even one of these little ones should perish.”  - Matt 18:14

We know that Jesus cared for the poorest and most vulnerable - especially children. Your prayers and support can change the lives of some incredible children with incredible stories.

Where can I find out more about Churches for Street Child?

You can get involved on Facebook where we celebrate the work that churches like yours are already doing. Or you can check out our website here:

The Trip


The Marathon


The Project Visits