Press coverage

Below is a selection of the press interest we’ve managed to create  greater awareness about the conflict in the DRC and it’s impact on women in the region. A tentative analysis suggest we managed to reach over half a million people by running and kayaking.   

Media coverage for Running for Congo

Media coverage for Running for Congo

Real Life Winners – Ultimate Women Awards, Cosmopolitan, 4 November 2011

http://www.cosmopolitan.co.uk/celebs/ultimate-women-of-the-year/ultimate-women-awards-real-life-winners?page=3

Rape in the Congo, The Guardian, 3 December 2010

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/dec/03/highlighting-rape-in-congo

Congo rape soldiers: we abused our power, Channel 4, 10 September 2010

http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/world/africa/congo%2Brape%2Bsoldiers%2Bwe%2Babused%2Bour%2Bpower/3764277.html

Rape in Congo, BBC World Service, 8 September 2010

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/2010/09/100908_outlook_rape_congo.shtml

The invisible conflict in the Congo, Channel 4 news, 27 August 2010

http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/politics/international_politics/the+aposinvisibleapos+conflict+in+congo/3755492

Hexham man takes on marathon to highlight warzone plight, Newcastle Journal, 13 August 2010

http://www.journallive.co.uk/north-east-news/todays-news/2010/08/05/hexham-man-takes-on-marathon-to-highlight-warzone-plight-61634-27002415/

12 months, 12 marathons for Congo – Enough – 13 August

http://www.enoughproject.org/blogs/12-months-12-marathons-congo 

Chris Jackson runs ‘The most dangerous marathon in the world’ to highlight humanitarian crisis in the Congo Optimist News – 4th August

 http://optimistworld.com/Chris-Jackson-Most-Dangerous-Marathon-World-highlight-humanitarian-crisis-Congo/

Running for Congo Women – Run247 – 4 July 2010

http://www.run247.com/articles/article-513-running-for-congo-women.html

12 Marathons in 12 Months: Once Man’s Journey of Self Discovery Escape the City – 29 March 2010

http://blog.escapethecity.org/categories/adventure/escaping-12-12-marathons/

 

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