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Every step you take will change a child’s life

Did you know 1 in 4 children leaves primary school unable to read well? This has life-long consequences and Covid-19 has made the situation even worse, particularly for disadvantaged children.

Schoolreaders places volunteers in a local school, providing one-to-one weekly reading support, so every child has the chance to catch up on vital reading skills.

We are asking you to run, walk, cycle or even hop to help give children a brighter future!

Join in, and together we will race around the globe and make a world of difference to children’s literacy and life-chances.

Please join the Race for Reading between March 31st and June 19th 2021. Everyone’s efforts will be combined and together we hope to travel the 25,000 miles around the world in 80 days.

You can take part as an individual or a team – even just a few miles will make a difference. And you could get a sports shirt and fabulous medals!

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How to take part

Step 1

Choose whether to take part as an individual or as a team, and decide what your challenge will be. You have up to 80 days to complete it.

Step 2

Then click ‘Take Part’ and follow the simple steps. You will be able to set your mileage and fundraising goals on your Just Giving page.

Step 3

Share your page with family, friends and colleagues to help reach your fundraising target.

Step 4

Link your Strava account to JustGiving to log your activities, or manually enter your miles on your fundraising page.

“Our teaching staff really value the commitment to our children – our two brilliant volunteers have made a massive difference to our lower readers.”
Head Teacher, Schoolreaders Partner School.

Thank you to our sponsor

Tritax Big Box is the UK’s largest listed investor in high-quality logistics warehouses and owns the UK’s largest logistics focused land-bank. Our purpose is to deliver sustainable logistics solutions that create compelling opportunities for our stakeholders and provide our customers with the space to succeed.

"We are delighted to be sponsoring Race for Reading 2021 as we recognise that improving children's literacy skills is central to positively enhancing their lives and academic prospects, particularly for those most affected by the pandemic. Improving reading skills is key to bringing longer term social and economic benefits to the communities in which we operate, and Schoolreaders is playing a major part in helping to achieve that."

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