sport and theatre are wonderful enablers to open up that side of ourselves that fears to be bold
Run The World helps women and girls take their first steps into running, create a safe environment for sharing experiences and together help them create a piece of theatre from those stories, empowering themselves and inspiring others.
Why? Because sport and theatre are wonderful enablers to open up that side of ourselves that fears to be bold, overcomes our fear and forces us to grow.
Why women and girls? Because when one woman or girl is empowered, she has the power to lift one hundred more with her. Empowering women and girls to reach their full potential creates a ripple effect for the most positive change.
From 2019-2020 Run the World will be partnering with Shepway Sports Trust and the Quaterhouse Theatre in Folkestone. Watch this space for further updates on the training, theatre workshops and stories shared by the women in the blog. I wonder what the women and girls of Folkestone will want to create, time will tell…
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- An all new 2020 for Run The World Folkestone! - What a wonderful start to the year! The group has grown week on week. Like most community out-reach projects you have to remain positive, patient and be in it for the long haul, which Run The World most definitely is and it is definitely paying of now. It is so wonderful not only seeing… Read More »An all new 2020 for Run The World Folkestone!
- We’ve drunk lots of tea, eaten lots of samosas and shared lots of stories - Today marked the end of my sessions at Ashiana Community Centre and phase one of Run The World. Over the last five months we’ve battled snow, ice, summer storms, drunk lots of tea, eaten lots of samosas and shared lots of stories. The never-ending bad weather resulted in the project having a few false starts.… Read More »We’ve drunk lots of tea, eaten lots of samosas and shared lots of stories
- Stories from Folkestone - Run The World Folkestone started in Spring 2019. The group started with two participants and has grown every week. Here are some of their stories showing once again the strength, solidarity and power women from all works of life have and more importantly, no matter what your circumstances there is always more than unites… Read More »Stories from Folkestone
- Ruksana - So, there’s a stereotype, there’s a runner who is generally six-foot-tall, is a male, really really attractive, all toned, great muscles, just generally very very confident. When actually, runners are mums, runners are women that are really busy, they don’t have the size zero figure, they are absolutely tired, but they are still dedicated. They… Read More »Ruksana