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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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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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Jennifer Webster

Jennifer is a member of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon racing team for Team 25:40.  Jennifer is running the NYC marathon for the children of Canzibe.  “I am a wife and mom of 4 young boys. I love Jesus and running,” says Jennifer, who [...]

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Thank you to all of the runners, sale walkers, volunteers and supporters who came out to Burke Lake Park in Fairfax Station, Virginia on Saturday for the 2nd Annual #FightingChance 8k and 1-Mile Fun Run.  Proceeds from the event will support the vulnerable and orphaned [...]

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Meet Team 25:40 NYC Marathon Runner Ugochi Onyewu

Ugochi has never run the New York City Marathon but wanted to this year and did not get in by lottery. Ugochi discovered that 25:40 is a charity partner with TCS NYC Marathon and joined the team. “I [...]

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The 2016 TCS New York City Marathon will take place on November 6th throughout the boroughs of New York City.  Team 25:40 once again has a team racing on behalf of the children of Canzibe.  Over the next few Thursday’s, 25:40 will be highlighting a different member of Team 25:40 as they finalize preparations for [...]

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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.