Join United World Schools at the Superhero in the City

Superhero in the City is London's iconic 5k Superhero Run. This is the only running event where you'll run past some of the most iconic locations in London or the world, dressed as a superhero of your choice!

Starting on the north side of the Thames you will cross the river and enjoy the world famous view of Tower Bridge, the Shard and the London Eye. The the route then takes you along the historic south embankment, past Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and some of London's oldest pubs, and the Borough Market area.


  • Deadline to sign up: 01/07/2022
  • Sign up fee: £32.50
  • Fundraising target: £200
  • UK Aid Match will DOUBLE to £400 which could help 40 girls to stay in school who are at high risk of dropping out


Any money you raise from UK donors as part of your fundraising will be DOUBLED by the UK government!

Make a gift to United World Schools and you could help over 10,000 girls in Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar and Madagascar get access to education by building schools, improving hygiene facilities, supporting girls at high risk of dropping out, setting up community groups and training teachers to cast out gender stereotypes.

United World Schools

Education transforms lives. But for children from the most remote and marginalised communities, it is simply out of reach. 

At United World Schools, we build schools, train teachers and provide a quality, inclusive education to over 43,000 children in Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar and Madagascar. 

Education transforms livesI used to dream of going to school and now I can! I learn a lot of new and interesting things everyday. My favorite subject is Maths and I feel great when I’m able to help my friends with their studies too." - Kanchi, 10, Nepal

Run the event and give children like Kanchi the opportunity to get the education they deserve which could transform their futures for the better. Just £10 could educate a child for an entire month.

Our brilliant team will support you with your training and fundraising every step of the way; we're a small but dedicated team who truly appreciate your efforts. 

Register your interest and help us ensure that every child in remote area's of the world have access to a quality, inclusive education.

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