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In 2013 R4TW grew more than 4 fold with 68 events in 15 time zones. R4TW seeks to serve and empower organisers by providing resources and facilitating them to achieve the four key benefits.

Relationships – Fundraising – Togetherness – Wellness

 Variety of Outcomes

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Organisers have the freedom to decide what cause is on the heart of their community bringing a wide variety of projects and causes in 2013:

  • Prayer for the Nation and the World
  • Unity
  • Peace for the Nation
  • People with Disabilities
  • Poverty
  • Disadvantaged Young People
  • Building Relationships between Muslims and Christians
  • Human Trafficking
  • Unifying Schools
  • Developing Sports Ministries Around the World
  • Evangelism and Community relations
  • Youth Homelessness
  • Supporting a Medical Centre
  • Honouring a former Olympic Athlete

Here are just a few stories…

BelizeBelize – Our largest event unexpectedly took place in Corozal, Belize where 963 primary school children and teachers joined together over a 40 mile distance to pray for the nation and the world.

GuatamalaGuatemala – around 500 people ran the 5k race that impacted the whole city in honor of a Guatemalan Olympic hero suffering from ill-health – Teodoro Palacios Flores. Dignitaries were involved and there was amazing media coverage.

USAUSA – entire families participated together for a 1-hour challenge to see how far they could run in that time. Together they achieved an average of over 6km and raised over $4,000 for OM SportsLink.

El SalvadorEl Salvador – a disabled lady was able to complete the race with the help of a relative and prayed for those around the world with physical and spiritual disability.

MadagascarMadagascar –  in an area where bandits dominate, the chief of police was very encouraged that the event was promoting and praying for peace. The participation of a husband, pregnant wife and their small boy was very special.

PanamaPanama – 21 children joined this run, the first R4TW event in this nation; a 7 year old girl, committed to pray at every mealtime for children around the world suffering from famine.

TanzaniaTanzania – This was the first event of its kind in the region. It brought together Muslims and Christians.  Led by a local football team – young and old alike walked or ran together.

Malaysia

Malaysia – We commenced a partnership with RunNat (Run for the Nation) who have developed a prayer relay model encouraging thousands of young people to run and pray with 754 participants in Kuala Lumpur alone.

UKUnited Kingdom – Hundreds of people young and old took part in a 5k fun run that included the use of giant foam canons and inflatables – a little like going through a car wash – to raise money for vulnerable and homeless youth.

Costa RicaCosta Rica – 20 Operation Mobilisation international leaders used this time for team building, praying over many issues together and for each other. They also raised $17,000 in sponsorship for sports ministry development.

ZambiaZambia – On Lake Tanganyika people with disabilities were honored and took part with money being raised to roof the house of a disabled lady. In Kabwe 9 communities and 21 churches came together.   $1,000 was raised and all received a medal.

HondurasHonduras – Incredibly over $1,600 was raised for a local medical center with 400 people running. 

 

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