Water advocate and ultra-runner Mina Guli has taken on an epic challenge to shine a spotlight on the global water crisis:
100 Marathons | 100 Days | 1 Reason
Starting at the New York City Marathon on the 4th November 2018 and ending 100 marathons around the world later, #RunningDry is a call to each of us to save water and to join together to change the way that we all use, consume and think about water. After 62 marathons in 62 days, Mina ran so hard she broke her leg… But that didn’t stop the #RunningDry movement - it made it stronger.
Our planet’s water resources are under extreme stress. Experts predict that by 2030 our demand for water will be 40% greater than the supplies available. We are literally #RunningDry.
We can’t continue like this. We owe the next generation a better planet. We need to act: now.
Each one of us has the power to help solve our world’s water crisis. Whether it’s turning off the tap when we brush our teeth, reducing our food waste, or innovating new ways to save water, every action matters and every drop counts. Individually we can make an impact. Together we can change the world.
We want to make saving water famous. To create a global community of water-conscious citizens who care about water, and are willing to act to avert the global water crisis.
We need to make saving water not just the right thing to do, but the only thing to do.
WAYS TO SUPPORT
Join our community of water-conscious citizens and help us spread the message about saving water. Follow the journey on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, because the world is #RunningDry. Help us show that #EveryDropCounts.
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The #RunningDry movement needs
your help: donate miles for Mina to ensure a marathon is run (or walked) every day for 100 days. A marathon is 42.2km or 26.2 miles… Join the movement and let’s run for water! #RunningDry
Support our campaign to make saving water famous by donating to #RunningDry. Your funds will help us make a documentary, create an exhibition of the water heroes that we meet along the way and develop teaching materials.
Mina’s challenge starts at the New York City Marathon on the 4th of November, before heading off to run across Europe (UK, France, Italy), Uzbekistan, India, China, Hong Kong, Dubai, the Middle East (Jordan, Palestine, Israel) and South Africa. She then heads to Australia before crossing the USA and finishing her 100-day journey back where she started in New York on the 11th of February.
Join Mina every step of the way
The founder and CEO of Thirst, Mina Guli is a global leader, entrepreneur and adventurer passionate and committed to making a difference in the world.
“My runs are a call to the world to join together to save water. The water we need to live, to survive, is running out. We’re calling this #RunningDry because we need to bring home the severity of the crisis we are facing.”
#RunningDry is proudly supported by Colgate and Reebok, as well as the UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme, Global Water Partnership and UN Water.
#RunningDry is proud to have the support of these sponsors and partners who contribute to making our dream of solving our global water crisis possible.
Follow the journey
Each week we’ll send out a newsletter with all the latest updates from Mina and the #RunningDry team.