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Join our running team

Become a member of the Leprosy Mission's Running 4 Rights team and help transform lives of people affected by leprosy!


By becoming a member of the Leprosy Mission's Running 4 Rights team, you will receive the red Running 4 Rights t-shirt, help getting sponsorship, support on the day, and of course you will gain the wonderful feeling of satisfaction having raised awareness and project funding for people affected by leprosy.


It is simple!


Thank you for taking the first step in joining the Running 4 Rights team.


The Auckland Marathon is being held on 29th October 2017. Registration is now open!  


Registration Fee 


  • Full Marathon $155
  • Half-Marathon $117
  • 12km Traverse $75
  • 5km run/walk $41


*these fees are based on early entry fees - read more here


Please note:


  • Early entry fees are applicable to mid-September.
  • Register early for the 12km Traverse and half-marathon as places fill up fast.


How to Register Online for the Auckland Marathon 


Please note that you must select the Running 4 Rights team when registering. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz
  2. Click on the registration link
  3. Remember to find the Running 4 Rights Team. If you forget to join the R4R Team, simply contact Gillian (details below) with your registration number
  4. Follow the instructions to complete your registration.


You will receive an e-ticket confirmation by email once your online credit card transaction has been processed and your entry has been accepted.  If you do not receive your e-ticket, please check your junk/spam folders. 


How To Register Off-line


Please download an application form here www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz, or contact the Running 4 Rights team manager to arrange an application form to be sent to you in the post:


How To Set Up Your Online Fundraising Page (can be set up any time)


The easy way to get sponsorship for your run and raising funds for the rights of people experiencing leprosy:

  1.  Go to https://give.everydayhero.com/nz/get-started
  2. Click 'Create a Fundraising Page' from the Quick Links menu bar to set up a personalised sponsorship page.
  3. Click on 'Fundraise for a CHARITY.'
  4. Search for your event and click on 'AUCKLAND MARATHON' logo.
  5. Select a charity by clicking 'International Aid' and then clicking on the LEPROSY MISSION logo.
  6. Click on 'Create New Account', enter your account details and press 'continue'.
  7. Complete your Fundraising Page by adding your Fundraising Challenge. Remember to name the page 'is Running 4 Rights' in the subject/ appeal name box, e.g. 'Gillian Whitley is Running 4 Rights 2017'.
  8. Customise your Fundraising Page by adding:
    • LMNZ logo
    • LMNZ R4R logo
    • Photos - R4R Team/ your photo/ LMNZ project
    • A paragraph about your involvement with LMNZ.
  9. If you are happy with your page, press continue and email your friends and family to start fundraising for your run!

How to Fundraise Off-line


If you are not setting up a fundraising page online, please email Gillian and she will send you a sponsorship sheet to keep track of your fundraising.


Outside Auckland


If you live outside of Auckland you can identify an organised walk/run event in which you can participate as a member of the Running 4 Rights team to raise awareness and project funding for people affected by leprosy. You can participate in any event between a full marathon/triathlon and a 5km walk/run.


You can check some available options at http://www.runningcalendar.co.nz/ and  http://www.events.nz.com/marathons-fun-runs-walks/


Please advise us of the event you are interested in and we will set up a Running 4 Rights team and put you in touch with other participants in your area.


Previously, R4R participants have been involved in events in the following locations:

Dunedin /  Wellington / Taranaki / Rotorua / Devonport / Waitakere / Mairangi Bay / Hatuma - Waipukurau / Kerikeri


Help


If you have any questions throughout the registration process, please contact your Running 4 Rights team manager, Gillian Whitley, on (09) 631 1806 or email her on GetInvolved-R4R@leprosymission.org.nz.

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