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Announcing the 2017 Enkosi Award Winner: Joyce Taylor

The Enkosi Award is presented to an exceptionally dedicated and loyal supporter of 25:40, who has passion for 25:40’s mission. 25:40 is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Enkosi (“Thank you”) Award is Joyce Taylor. 25:40 was founded in 2003, and since that time [...]

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Looking for a Race to Support Team 25:40? 

Apply Now for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon!

Have you always dreamed of running through the five boroughs of New York in one of the most famous marathons of all? Now you can and do it for a cause [...]

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Join 25:40 for our popular Enkosi “Thank you” Dinner on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 6:00pm at The Wine House in Fairfax, Virginia. 

Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner paired with South African wine recommended and presented by Michael Pearce, the owner of The Wine House.  A silent auction will take place during the [...]

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25:40 Enjoyed a Successful 2016 Thanks to Your Support!             This year has been a time of building for 25:40 in Canzibe, South Africa. We have boosted our staff, our presence in the community, and our partnership with government agencies. This has resulted in better attention and services for the orphans and vulnerable children in [...]

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Allen Shew

Meet Allen Shew, a member of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon racing team for Team 25:40.  Allen, his wife and daughter until recently attended Burke Community Church with 25:40 co-founders Alec and Amy Zacaroli. Alec and Allen were in men’s ministry together and are [...]

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TEAM 25:40
Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. Whether you are a novice or an elite athlete, story you can elevate your experience above just a race -- you can race to give an at-risk child in rural South Africa a #FightingChance to rise above poverty, disease and violence.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.