Run with us

Are you a passionate runner or walker who would like to join our team and fundraise to help remote communities high in the Himalayas?

If you’d like to challenge yourself, get fit and make a difference this year, or if you’ve already signed up to take part in a running event, we’d love to have you on our team!

This year’s team will raise funds to help reduce the impact of COVID-19 on Nepal’s remote, mountainous Solukhumbu region.

So find your challenge and join our running team.

Every dollar you raise through your running challenge will give communities in Nepal a chance at a better future.

If you have any questions or need a hand, send us an email at

All the help you need

Whatever your event, whatever your fundraising goal, we’ll support you to make the fundraising as easy and fun as possible.

We’ll provide you with:

  • Training guides
  • Fundraising ideas, including a step-by-step guide, fundraising email templates, and social media graphics and posts
  • A personalised online fundraising page
  • A Himalayan Trust running t-shirt
  • Team training run (for the Auckland Marathon)
  • Regular updates about our work
  • Plus, raise over $1,500 and we’ll refund your entry fee!
    (Entry fees will be refunded up to a maximum of $200 and can only be refunded to a New Zealand bank account.)

Join our team now

Find your challenge

Over the last three years, 56 amazing supporters have run a marathon or taken on a personal challenge to raise funds to help communities in the remote Everest region of Nepal.

Our running team have raised an incredible $70,000 by taking part in events in Auckland, Wellington, Aoraki Mt Cook, Seoul and even the awe-inspiring Everest Marathon.

Why not get together a group of friends to train and fundraise together?

Below are some of the many events happening around New Zealand over the next few months. Find your challenge and join our team!

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