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

Rape in the Congo, The Guardian, 3 December 2010

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

Rape in Congo, BBC World Service, 8 September 2010

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

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

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

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

Running for Congo Women – Run247 – 4 July 2010

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



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