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Go The Extra Mile In Your City

04 April 2019

Sydney

1 month 10 days

Sydney

The Causes

Simply by participating in the race, 25% of your team’s race fee will be donated to invest in a project, delivered by our local partner, that uses the power of sport and physical activity to address a social challenge in your city. The best part is, you get to help choose where those funds go by choosing a cause you care about, and running for it.

Log into your account profile to view the causes and choose your cause to run for!

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Gender Equality

Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming in Sydney schools and community events which will promote women and girls' rights with marginalised youth.

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Inclusion

Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming in Sydney communities that will aim to reduce inequality of youth from minority groups including immigrants.

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Education

Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming that will support and encourage marginalised youth from underserved school districts in Sydney to stay in school.

The Local Partner

The Extra Mile helps participants of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay contribute to their city in a bigger, better way. We are delighted to be working with Coaches Across Continents as The Extra Mile Partner in 2019.

Coaches Across Continents provide year-round Process Consultancy to governments, foundations, corporations, and community-based organisations on creating Education Outside the Classroom Legacies based on the UN SDGs. Since 2008 they have won 26 global awards, including Beyond Sport Global Impact of the Year, and provided over $19 million of services to partners. They Design, Develop, and Implement pathways for social change utilizing their 28 year-round strategic resources with partners in 56 countries which impact over 16 million youth. In Sydney they work with community partner Football United to provide opportunities in sports and education to at-risk refugees and displaced people. With Extra Mile support we integrate police officers into programming to facilitate stronger and more effective communication between youth and police.

For the 2019 Sydney relay, US$20,000 will go to Coaches Across Continents. Funds will be used to address the winning cause.

Sydney - The Extra Mile

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