Fundraising for Kick4Life

From our ever popular tours to Lesotho to running marathons, climbing mountains, holding a charity dinner or coming up with your own idea, there are hundreds of ways you can fundraise for Kick4Life and help us change the lives of children and young people in Lesotho. If you'd like to support us we'd love to hear from you!

Whether you would like to join one of our organised events, or are planning a fundraiser of your own, here’s the information you need to get going. So why not sign up now? With your help we can really make a difference to the lives of so many young people.

Current Kick4Life fundraising events

Join Team K4L for the TCS NYC Marathon 2019!

Sign up to run one of the world's most popular marathons and help change the lives of vulnerable young people in Africa!!

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The TCS New York City Marathon is one of the most popular sporting events in the calendar and we're delighted to have a limited number of available spots for the race on Sunday November 3, 2019. Cross Brooklyn Bridge, run along Fifth Avenue, and through Central Park on the 26.2 mile route through the world's most famous city.

All the money raised by our team will help provide holistic care and support to severely vulnerable youth in Lesotho, southern Africa. We use sport to engage youth in a variety of programs including HIV prevention, life-skills development, re-housing for children living on the street and support into further education and employment.

The Kick4Life team will be with you every step of the way, from the moment you sign up to the incredible moment you cross the finishing line. Running on the team promises to be one of the most inspiring and empowering experiences of your life!

Benefits of joining the Kick4Life team

- Guaranteed entry into the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon

- Team Kick4Life branded running gear

- A personalized webpage to collect online donations

- Fundraising toolkit and ideas

- Regular e-newsletter with training and fundraising tips

- A personalized training program

Qualifications and responsibilities

- You must be at least 18 years-old

- You must commit to raise a minimum $3250 for Kick4Life

How can I join the team?

If you're interested in joining the team please contact Places are limited so please contact us ASAP to secure your spot!

Join Team Kick4Life for the Southampton Marathon!

Kick4Life is seeking ten runners for our team in the next Southampton Marathon on Sunday 26th April 2020.

The 26.2 mile route takes in some of Southampton's landmark locations including the Common, Bargate and St Mary's Stadium. It also crosses Itchen Bridge with thousands of people lining the city's streets to cheer the runners on.
In return for a free place we are asking runners to raise a minimum £500 for Kick4Life's work with orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho in Southern Africa. As well as advice and tips for fundraising we will be providing dedicated training support led by our Southampton-based trustee David Light who completed the marathon in 2016. 
David will be arranging a series of training runs in the build up to the event to help you prepare for this incredible challenge, as well giving you the chance to meet your fellow Kick4Life runners.
To join our team please set up a fundraising page at
A £25 deposit on the page secures your place (this can later be refunded upon hitting the target) and we'll be in touch to process your registration and support you every step of the way! For further information please contact

Lesotho Ultra & Running Tour, November 2021

During this 9-day adventure to Lesotho you will have to the chance to:

  • Run the Lesotho Ultra Marathon through stunning mountain scenery
  • Be trained to deliver life-saving running activities to local children, with health education and life-skills messages built in.
  • Stay at the Kick4Life Centre and see our work in action.
  • Experience the culture of Lesotho and the friendly Basotho people.

As well as the Ultra (50km) there is a shorter 38km mountain run or the option to be part of the support crew. The trip is designed to offer something for everyone, from the seasoned ultra-runner to those who simply want to use their love of running to make a difference for some of the world’s most disadvantaged kids.

Fundraising target: £2,750

What's included?

  • Return flights to Johannesburg
  • Full board at No.7 restaurant
  • Accommodation at the Kick4Life Hotel
  • Fully guided tour
  • Welcome meeting & Centre tour
  • Training as coaches to deliver health education & life-skills activities
  • Delivery of running activities to local children, supported by Kick4Life coaches
  • Cultural performance from the K4L Theatre Group
  • Lesotho Ultra 3 Star Package and entry (full details in the pack)
  • Awards Night

How do I sign up? To join the Kick4Life team set up a Justgiving page. A £50 deposit, which counts towards your target,reserves your place.

Kick4Life All Stars Tour, November 2023

A Kick4Life All Stars Tour is an incredible, life-changing adventure that combines the chance to play football with being training to deliver health education & life-skills activities to children in local schools.

During the tour you'll be based at the Kick4Life Centre, the inspirational hub of our activities in Lesotho. The tour also includes visits to historical and cultural sites and an adventure trip to the mountains. You're guaranteed to leave having made new friends and the trips are popular with people of all ages and genders. There is something for everyone!

Fundraising target: £3000 / €3400 / $4500

What's included?

  • Return flights
  • Full board at No.7 restaurant
  • Accommodation at the Kick4Life Hotel
  • Welcome meeting & Centre tour
  • Training to deliver health education & life-skills activities
  • Visits to local schools to deliver activities, supported by local coaches
  • Cultural performance from the K4L Theatre Group
  • 11-a-side and 5-a-side football matches
  • Adventure trip to the mountain region including pony-trekking through stunning scenery
  • Awards Night recognising achievements on and off the pitch

How do I sign up? To sign up for this incredible experience please set up a Justgiving page. The first £50 reserves your place.

To get started simply click on one of the links below and they will take you to our pages on either JustGiving or Crowdrise. Both sites are quick and easy to use and you can set up your own personal fundraising page with pictures, videos and updates. If you'd like help setting up your page, or if you just want some general advice on fundraising, please get in touch

For UK donations:

For US donations:

£10 or $16

provides an HIV testing for one child, referring them to ongoing medical treatment if they test positive.

£25 or $32

enables a vulnerable child to go to school for a month, covering school fees and dinners.

£50 or $63

enables 25 children & young people to take part in a football & life-skills coaching session.

£100 or $126

enables the delivery of a life-skills curriculum to a whole team of Academy participants for a month.

£500 or $632

sponsors an Academy participant for a month, covering schools fees & equipment, housing, life-skills coaching, mentoring, football coaching, a nutritional diet and extra curricula academic support.

£1000 or $1265

funds a Test Your Team event, providing health education & life-skills activities to 500 children. Voluntary HIV testing & counselling is available, with those testing positive referred to ongoing medical treatment and support.