On 17 September, 15 hardworking and inspiring students and their dedicated teachers from three Run Beyond schools lined up to complete their Goal Race at Sydney Running Festival!
December saw another successful Virtual Run for the Project as 24 teams took on the Beyond Barriers Virtual Run challenge, with 163 individuals signing up and cover a total of 13,262 kilometres from December 2 to 22.
Run Beyond was very fortunate to receive a grant from the North Shore Coaching College Charity Foundation this year. The grant, in memory of Mrs Demi Mak, provides for the cost of running equipment to schools and communities and was generously presented to Run Beyond to assist students to participate in the Project and achieve goals “beyond the finish line”.
Chester Hill High School teacher David Criniti has been announced as the recipient of the esteemed 2023 Peter Norman Humanitarian Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the community through his not-for-profit organisation, The Run Beyond Project.
2021-22 saw The Run Beyond Project reach new heights after a couple of challenging years interrupted by Covid-19.
After a couple of challenging years, we celebrated the opening of borders in 2022 and saw a total of 19 teams take up the challenge to complete in the Beyond Borders Virtual Run.
With a new year beginning, at The Run Beyond Project we are looking forward to reaching out to more and more students in 2023!
Manar Al-Shibly’s is an amazing Run Beyond graduate who impressed us as she embarked upon the program in 2017, and has continued to do so ever since.
It is with much gratitude that The Run Beyond Project recently welcomed well-renowned financial planner and founder of Knightswood House, David Hazlewood to Chester Hill High School.
It speaks volumes of both the positive impact of Run Beyond and the generous spirit of our volunteer teachers that so many walked away from our recent Teacher Training Day using words such as “excited” and “can’t wait” to refer to their feelings about a program that they will be implementing in their own time.
A big welcome to all of the individuals and crews choosing to develop their skills and go their (chosen) distance in 2021.
The 2020 Beyond Virtual Run raised over $17,000 which will allow us to implement Run Beyond in a number of new schools, empowering students with a diverse range of needs.
Friday, February 28 saw 15 teachers attend the second Run Beyond Project Teacher Training Day, equipping them with the necessary skills to successfully implement the program in their own school settings.
Here’s the low-down on what’s been happening with our first Beyond News for the year.
View The Run Beyond Project’s 2018-19 annual report.
Perception is a powerful thing. As humans, we all see ourselves in a certain light, and often, we cast our own perceptions on those who we meet.
For Manar, a 16 year old from Evans High School, her identity had been shaped by the fact she was an Iraqi Muslim refugee. She had spent the first 11 years of her life in war torn countries, and when she came to Australia, she found that having an accent often set her apart from others. However…
On Saturday, September 8, five students from Nambucca Heads High School lined up at the start line of the 10km Fun Run at the Coffs Harbour Running Festival after months of training in preparation with their teacher and coach Michelle Versluys. Nervous but full of...
Recently The Run Beyond Project was presented with a much-needed cheque for $10,000 by the charitable foundation of the Australian Financial Planning Association – Future2.
Welcome to the new Run Beyond Project site, brought to you by our friends at The Good Alliance!
On Sunday, 14 January, 5 dedicated young people from Chester Hill High School reaped the benefits of 6 months of consistent hard work as they completed their first half-marathon at the Cadbury Marathon running festival in Hobart, Tasmania.
The Run Beyond project is a charity which uses running as a medium to help students facing adversity; through the project they learn goal setting, commitment, resilience and feel a sense of belonging.
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