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If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the smallest things can make the biggest impact and there’s no better example of that than Run for Heroes.

That’s the charity which started the infamous 5km running challenge - Run 5, Donate 5, Nominate 5 - during the first lockdown.

What started as a plan to raise £5,000 for NHS charities at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic went completely viral on social media, becoming a major fitness motivation and raising more than £7 million for charity.

After the success of the original fundraiser, the nation is once again being encouraged to get active in the name of charity. All AVID supporters are invited to take part in the month of May.

Lockdown restrictions may continue to ease, but the injustice and isolation faced by people locked up in immigration detention carries on. You can help us advocate for change and help make sure people can access a visitor while in detention.

As the name suggests, it’s all about getting fit and hitting that 5km target however you like. It’s not just about running - you could walk, roll, skip or even swim your 5 kilometres if you wish!

All that matters is getting your body moving and raising vital funds for a charity of your choosing.

You can take part on your own or as a group, donate your £5 to AVID then nominate 5 friends or family members to complete their own 5km challenge.

With famous faces like Mo Farah and Ellie Goulding and backing previous Run For Heroes challenges, you may even spot a celebrity while out on your 5kMay journey.

Sign up to the challenge now!

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