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Leicester Half Marathon


Be OrphanKind and run, jog or walk the Leicester Half Marathon on Sunday 15th October. This half marathon (13.1 mile) begins at Victoria Park and takes a beautiful route out into the countryside before returning to a glorious finish in Leicester city centre.


Registration Fee: £33

Minimum Sponsorshop: £100


All proceeds from this challenge will go towards providing a safe, nurturing environment for orphan children in Pakistan, where they can gain a proper education and build a brighter future.


Sign Up with Penny Appeal

I have my own place I have not yet registered

If you've already registered for the race, we'd love you to fundraise for Penny Appeal!


Simply click the button above to join #TeamOrange for this challenge.

You must first visit the race website to book your place.



Once you've secured a spot, return to this page and click the button above to fundraise for Penny Appeal.

Get your fundraising off to a flying start by setting up your own JustGiving page to take online donations, which will be sent straight to Penny Appeal. You can also make the most of your fundraising and training efforts by sharing your story on social media. Don't forget to tag @teamorangepa for shares!

Download a sponsorship form Set Up a JustGiving Page


Why join #TeamOrange?


We’ll be with you throughout the whole experience, from the minute you sign up to the moment you cross the finish line. All the support and encouragement we can give will be available for you whenever, and wherever you need it!


 Join us and you will receive:

  • A unique #TeamOrange technical running vest or t-shirt
  • #TeamOrange fundraising pack & advice from our friendly & experienced fundraising team
  • Online forum to meet fellow #TeamOrange Leicester Half Marathon runners
  • #TeamOrange cheer station to give you all the encouragement & support on race day
  • Balloons, t-shirts, wristbands, wigs & much more for your friends & family so they can cheer you on in #Team Orange spirit
  • Invitation to #TeamOrange group training sessions
  • Opportunities to volunteer with #TeamOrange and take part in various other campaigns, events, and sponsored challenges; including mountain climbs, sky dives, international challenges etc.


The building blocks of the future


By fundraising a minimum of £100 you will be contributing to the construction of an orphan home in Pakistan. The orphan home provides a stable, safe and nurturing environment for orphans in Pakistan for years to come.


For more information on running the Leicester Half Marathon for Penny Appeal contact Haroon our Challenge Events Manager at or call 07714 249215.


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Leicester Half Marathon



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