Why 25:40?

On April 21, 2015 By

Hi y’all! I’m about a month out from Ironman Texas and putting the finishing touches on my prep for this race.  It’s hard to believe this journey of 5 races spanning 407 miles started only a year ago and in another month will be done.  It has not been without its challenges, more than [...]

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Get your 40th Annual Marine Corps Marathon Bib Today through Team 25:40!

Didn’t get a Marine Corps Marathon bib during the lottery?  Do you want to run the “People’s Marathon”?     You can sign up for a charity bib through 25:40 and run for a reason!

Team 25:40 runs for children in southern Africa who have [...]

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On Sunday, October 25, 2015, runners will converge in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC, to run 26.2 miles in the 40th Annual Marine Corps Marathon, the People’s Marathon.  Members of Team 25:40 will be present and will run through Arlington, Virginia and Washington, DC to honor the orphaned and vulnerable children of rural South Africa.  Team 25:40 [...]

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The following is an excerpt from a message from dedicated 25:40 volunteer, Joyce Taylor, about her visit to Canzibe in early Winter. 

“At the Mission, the news is still good with preschool children learning and with a format that they understand.  I think that these children are 4-5 years.  In English they are learning [...]

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Well, it’s been more than a week since the big day and I still cannot believe I completed a half marathon being 5 months pregnant!  This was an amazing journey and I wanted to share my experience in this blog.  First of all, for those that might not know, I am really not a [...]

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Trust in the Lord

On January 21, 2015 By

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) You may be familiar with these Proverbs, they are some of my favorites.  I open this blog with them because I think they [...]

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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, 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, 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, lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.