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RunToKerala Team Challenge

217 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]#RunToKerala is a humble effort by a group of people to help rebuild the south Indian state of Kerala ([url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerala]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerala[/url]), which was devastated by floods in the past few weeks of unprecedented tropical rainfall.[/p][p]Through this #RuntoKerala campaign, we, in association with British Malayali Charity Foundation (which is a registered charity in UK and the UK Govt will top up an extra 25% to all donations if the donor is a UK tax payer), plan to raise a minimum of £10,000 towards Kerala Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund, involving more than 200 runners by achieving a combined distance of 10,000KM. [/p][p][url=http://fb.com/runtokerala]fb.com/runtokerala[/url] , Instagram: @runtokerala , Twitter: @runtokerala , email:runtokerala@gmail.com[/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sJ5-HCYL2Hw?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0" kwframeid="1"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][p][b]THE STORY SO FAR[/b][/p][p][url=https://youtu.be/-kHEI_76Bnc]Kerala Floods - The Complete Picture (Video)[/url][/p][p][url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45267014]https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45267014[/url][/p][p][url=http:// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/21/kerala-india-more-than-1m-people-flee-to-relief-camps-to-escape-floods] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/21/kerala-india-more-than-1m-people-flee-to-relief-camps-to-escape-floods[/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]As you may already be aware the South Indian State of Kerala has been hit by severe flooding In August 2018, due to unusually high rainfall during the monsoon season. This is Kerala's worst floods in nearly a century, over 480 people died while over 1 million people were displaced and all 14 districts of the state, were placed on high alert. 35 out of 42 dams in the state were opened for the first time in history.[/p][p]At the height of the floods, there were 1.45 million people in more than 3,000 relief camps. All three wings of the armed forces were pressed into action for a massive rescue operation. People are still awaiting news of loved ones trapped in houses/apartments/buildings.[/p][p]Hospitals are struggling as there is no running electricity, water, and medical equipment are damaged; the flood had devastating effect on schools and public infrastructure; 57,000 hectares of agriculture crops have been destroyed. [/p][p]As you can imagine there is a dire need for funds to rebuild Kerala to its original glory. So please donate generously, every little helps![/p][p][br][/p][p][url=http:][img]https://s3.amazonaws.com/launchgood/project%2F18767%2Fbody%2FPTI_Photo.jpg[/img][/url][i]Image CC : PTI Photo [/i][/p][p][b]WHERE WILL THE FUNDS GO ?[/b][/p][p]Cost to rebuild Kerala is $3.7bn as per officials.[/p][p][url=https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/kerala-authorities-estimate-rebuilding-flood-cost-3bn-180831104259692.html]https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/kerala-authorities-estimate-rebuilding-flood-cost-3bn-180831104259692.html[/url][/p][p]Our UK charity partner is British Malayali Charity Foundation, which is a registered charity in UK and the UK Govt will top up an extra 25% to all donations if the donor is a UK tax payer. Our fundraising partner is VirginMoney. All monies collected will be sent to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund where funds will be used for rebuild and rehabilitation which will be overseen by the Government of Kerala. [/p][p][b]A CALL TO THE COMMUNITY [/b][/p][p]We welcome our friends, families and colleagues to participate in the run and contribute generously for this cause. [/p][p]Please make sure to give consent for Gift Aid if you are a UK tax payer. As you may know your donation will be topped up by 25% by the UK government.[/p][p][b]HOW TO JOIN THE RUN[/b][/p][p]a) Those who would like to join the running campaign, please drop an email to runtokerala@gmail.com[/p][p]b) We will send you an activation link using which you may register your details against the fund raising campaign[/p][p]Actual run starts on 29th September 2018, Saturday and finish on 10th November 2018 Saturday. We will be using Strava to track the runs. Please join the Test Run Club created for trials. Live strava campaign for actual runs will be created towards the start of the event - 29th September, 2018.[/p][p][url=https://www.strava.com/clubs/472828]https://www.strava.com/clubs/472828[/url][/p][p]If ever you were thinking of getting into a fitness regime, there has never been a better time! Take this challenge to achieve your first 5K target for a social cause![/p][p]Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and post your updates to motivate others ( [url=http://fb.com/runtokerala]fb.com/runtokerala[/url] , Twitter: @runtokerala , Instagram: @runtokerala )[/p][p]For inquiries please email:runtokerala@gmail.com[/p][p]This team fundraiser challenge is under umbrella campaign page [url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl=runtokerala]https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl=runtokerala[/url] [/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

29 Sep 2018



Nov 10, 2018


Great effort team


Nov 9, 2018


Congratulations on achieving so much for the campaign

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 9, 2018


Go Shoney!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Nov 6, 2018


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 6, 2018

Marilyn van den Berg

Good going Aneliese and Paul

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 4, 2018

Raji Kaippallil

This is part of the money I had raised amongst colleagues and friends when the floods hit. Used a percentage of it to distribute relief kits in few areas and was planning to contribute the rest to CMDRF. But happy to add it to RunForKerala :)

£950.00 plus £237.50 Gift Aid

Nov 3, 2018

Rupesh Bhonde

Hope my contribution will help to heal Kerala n living hoods there!


Nov 3, 2018

From David and Sandra Bennett.

Well done Aneliese and Paul!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 2, 2018



Nov 2, 2018

James and Dave

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Run To Kerala

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Krishna Veni

Krishna Veni

Jacob Mathew Alemk

Jacob Mathew Alemk

Appu Thomas

Appu Thomas

Shahabaz Basheer

Shahabaz Basheer

Selvaraj Reghuvaran

Selvaraj Reghuvaran

Alim Ahmed

Alim Ahmed

Gijs Spierings

Gijs Spierings

Samyukta Bollarapu

Samyukta Bollarapu

Sabir Abdul Karim

Sabir Abdul Karim

Vijay Chandran

Vijay Chandran

Jorn Rigter

Jorn Rigter

Jimmy Paul

Jimmy Paul

Aniket Kore

Aniket Kore

Ashwin Rajhan

Ashwin Rajhan

Azeemsha Thacham Poyil

Azeemsha Thacham Poyil

Archana Das

Archana Das

Vijayan Pillai

Vijayan Pillai

Nithya and Ram

Nithya and Ram

Saif Azeez

Saif Azeez

Nishana Ijas

Nishana Ijas

Thankam Subramonian

Thankam Subramonian

Hanin Kunnummal

Hanin Kunnummal

Sulgith Moosan

Sulgith Moosan

Sreedev Devadas

Sreedev Devadas

Anitha Vayalakkad

Anitha Vayalakkad

Hisham Hussain

Hisham Hussain

Danny Ramesh

Danny Ramesh

Pramod Vijayakumar

Pramod Vijayakumar

Lolita Sajan

Lolita Sajan

Naushad A

Naushad A

Bejoy Thomas

Bejoy Thomas

Jwala Philip

Jwala Philip

Ashley Jose

Ashley Jose

Ranjeet Ravindran

Ranjeet Ravindran

Aneesha Kariyadan

Aneesha Kariyadan

Thanuja Haseeb

Thanuja Haseeb

Alluri Sravanth

Alluri Sravanth

Graham Marshall

Graham Marshall

Deepthy Rudradas

Deepthy Rudradas

Murugu Veerasamy

Murugu Veerasamy

sajith ahammad

sajith ahammad

Anand Sanjeev

Anand Sanjeev

Gautham Rajagopalan

Gautham Rajagopalan

Seenu Mathew

Seenu Mathew



Ramkishore Vasudevan

Ramkishore Vasudevan



Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar

Kanchan Arya

Kanchan Arya

Sujatha Rajnikanth

Sujatha Rajnikanth

Suneer AbdulSamad

Suneer AbdulSamad

Rehana sultan Ali

Rehana sultan Ali

Sanesh Baby

Sanesh Baby

Pradeep Venu Rao

Pradeep Venu Rao

Manjima Sudeep

Manjima Sudeep

radhika radha

radhika radha

Vinoo Babu

Vinoo Babu

Nick Perryman

Nick Perryman

Ajaib Abraham Ninan

Ajaib Abraham Ninan

Thenveer Nuzhath Manzil

Thenveer Nuzhath Manzil

Sunil Chellappan

Sunil Chellappan

Chen Xue

Chen Xue

Daniel Augustine

Daniel Augustine

Rajeev Nath

Rajeev Nath

Stephen Bald

Stephen Bald

Arjun Aruldas

Arjun Aruldas

Daniel Chelliampuram

Daniel Chelliampuram

Aneliese Bennett

Aneliese Bennett

Paul Bennett

Paul Bennett

Shameer Kolothum

Shameer Kolothum

Suzannah Muthoot

Suzannah Muthoot

Kevin Joseph

Kevin Joseph

Saravanan R

Saravanan R

Ajith Rajan

Ajith Rajan

Geetha Joseph

Geetha Joseph

Niyas Ismail

Niyas Ismail

Vigneshmanikhandan Shanmugaselvakumar

Vigneshmanikhandan Shanmugaselvakumar

Rupin Pavithran

Rupin Pavithran

Chaitaly Misra

Chaitaly Misra

Susan Joseph

Susan Joseph

Seema Madhavan

Seema Madhavan

Shabana Manoj

Shabana Manoj

Manju Pillai

Manju Pillai

Anoop Sankar

Anoop Sankar

Dipu Seminlal

Dipu Seminlal

Kamal K

Kamal K

Rajesh Ramachandran

Rajesh Ramachandran

Martin Kurian

Martin Kurian

Lara Jacob

Lara Jacob

Remy Thomas Muthoot

Remy Thomas Muthoot

Dusan Stranatic

Dusan Stranatic

Lekshmy Prasad

Lekshmy Prasad

Balu Sasidharan

Balu Sasidharan

Fathma Manappat

Fathma Manappat

Deepak Thathrathil Babu

Deepak Thathrathil Babu

Ninu Pai

Ninu Pai

Wayne Evans

Wayne Evans

Tango Evora

Tango Evora

Tejomon Jose

Tejomon Jose

Anusha Jose

Anusha Jose

Saritha Raigon

Saritha Raigon

Prafash Kumar

Prafash Kumar

Nirmala Devi Dharmaraj

Nirmala Devi Dharmaraj

Jinesh Ramachandran

Jinesh Ramachandran

Shamly NV

Shamly NV

Sharmila Godavarthi

Sharmila Godavarthi

Salini Mathew

Salini Mathew

Avinash Mutham

Avinash Mutham

Kristo Anto

Kristo Anto

Raseel Panthakkalakath

Raseel Panthakkalakath

Waheda Khanam

Waheda Khanam

Abid Athankutty

Abid Athankutty

Anup Vinayan

Anup Vinayan

Santosh Sundararajan

Santosh Sundararajan

Noumi Nooruddeen

Noumi Nooruddeen

Ranjith Veetil

Ranjith Veetil

Veenu Jha

Veenu Jha

Balaji Jayasankar

Balaji Jayasankar

Emily Birkby

Emily Birkby

sanjeev sethumadhavan

sanjeev sethumadhavan



arshana junais

arshana junais

Jijo Varghese

Jijo Varghese

Poornima suraj

Poornima suraj

Vijay Gadkari

Vijay Gadkari

Sreeganesh Raj

Sreeganesh Raj

Rahul Raj

Rahul Raj

Martin Harris

Martin Harris

Vani Jayaram

Vani Jayaram



Shabeer Madathil

Shabeer Madathil

Nishanth Mb

Nishanth Mb

Luca Hunter

Luca Hunter

Vinod Nair

Vinod Nair

Jini Arun

Jini Arun

Sundeep Kumar

Sundeep Kumar

Ajantha Ambily

Ajantha Ambily

James Riley

James Riley

Manu Chandran Chandran

Manu Chandran Chandran

ranjith Ramachandran

ranjith Ramachandran

Manikandan Singaravelu

Manikandan Singaravelu

Julie Oommen

Julie Oommen

Bibin Suthan

Bibin Suthan

Manju Sivaji

Manju Sivaji

Kartik Krishnamoorthy

Kartik Krishnamoorthy

Indira Natarajan

Indira Natarajan

Arun Rajan

Arun Rajan

Ishara Hameed

Ishara Hameed

Bindu Nair

Bindu Nair

Neeta Ravish

Neeta Ravish

Dhanya R

Dhanya R



Indu Sekhar

Indu Sekhar

Shoney Sankoorikal

Shoney Sankoorikal

Antony Paul

Antony Paul

Anupama Sharma

Anupama Sharma



Vinod Palissery

Vinod Palissery

Thaj Rehman

Thaj Rehman

Shanmuga priya Prabhu

Shanmuga priya Prabhu

Chin Yong

Chin Yong

Imeshi Wijetunga

Imeshi Wijetunga

Aby Varghese

Aby Varghese

Mathew Jacob

Mathew Jacob

Divyesh Rayaroth

Divyesh Rayaroth

Lejoy George

Lejoy George

Vinu Velayudhan

Vinu Velayudhan

Jayachandran Nair

Jayachandran Nair

lisha Jose

lisha Jose

Khadar Shaik

Khadar Shaik

Anitha Ambily

Anitha Ambily

Raji Kaippallil

Raji Kaippallil

Gopi Nair

Gopi Nair

Smile Paliath

Smile Paliath

Poornima Krishna

Poornima Krishna

Syed Rashid Moquim

Syed Rashid Moquim

Santhosh Roy

Santhosh Roy

Nibin C Aniyan

Nibin C Aniyan

Vikas Sudha

Vikas Sudha

Akhil Kommadath

Akhil Kommadath

Sherin Dev

Sherin Dev

Nandkishore Nemana

Nandkishore Nemana

Sujitha Manoj

Sujitha Manoj

Manoj Balan

Manoj Balan

Biju Raman

Biju Raman

Sreekumar Bhat

Sreekumar Bhat



Aarati Ajay

Aarati Ajay

Keshav Nambiar

Keshav Nambiar

Adarsh Kp

Adarsh Kp

Shaan Riyas

Shaan Riyas

Rangeetha Sajeer

Rangeetha Sajeer

Iqbal Thootha

Iqbal Thootha

Sen Devadathan

Sen Devadathan

Anshu Sooraj

Anshu Sooraj

Divya Sooraj

Divya Sooraj

Raigon Ignatius

Raigon Ignatius

Rajeena Mashnampat

Rajeena Mashnampat

Naren Gundeboina

Naren Gundeboina

Abby Issac

Abby Issac

Arjun Nambiar

Arjun Nambiar

Denny Thampi

Denny Thampi

Remina TS

Remina TS

Aji-Anju-Anup-Anitha RunToKerala

Aji-Anju-Anup-Anitha RunToKerala

Saju Sivaji

Saju Sivaji

Rony Charley

Rony Charley

Zuhail Aboobacker

Zuhail Aboobacker

Shabin Azeez

Shabin Azeez

Manaf Hameed

Manaf Hameed

Ahammed Abdulla Thufael

Ahammed Abdulla Thufael

Jay Menon

Jay Menon

Renu Menon

Renu Menon

Asif and Nayilath

Asif and Nayilath

Nayilath Asif Ali

Nayilath Asif Ali

Tony Charley

Tony Charley