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Donate Now To Support Judge Craig Mitchell's Inspiring Cause!


This is Judge Craig Mitchell, an LA High Court Judge. He's on a journey to rehabilitate former and current inhabitants of the infamous Skid Row in LA, by training them up to become long distance runners. His story is so inspiring that it became the focus of the critically acclaimed documentary, Skid Row Marathon. 

On the 22nd April 2018 Judge Craig will be in the UK running the Virgin Money London Marathon for three different charities, who each contribute in their own way to giving homeless individuals a new start in life:  The Skid Row Running Club, The Big Issue and The Running Charity. You can donate here to support Judge Craig as he raises money for these three amazing causes - any donation is greatly appreciated. 

All money raised will be split to help these three amazing charities.  His own Skid Row Running Club in LA, The Running Charity who also use the transformative powers of running to help homeless people in the UK and The Big Issue Foundation who help homeless people in the UK by creating employment opportunities for them. 

About Skid Row Marathon Documentary


Released in the UK/Ireland on 9th May, the film follows five of the runners' journeys, their ups and downs, their successes and failures as they follow Judge Craig's strict training plan. 

After giving the runners back their dignity and instilling a sense of purpose in them, Judge Craig promises to take them on the trip of a lifetime to an international marathon if they maintain their sobriety and commit to the disciplined training programme.  

Come and see the uplifting, award-winning documentary that demonstrates the redemptive powers of running, at cinemas nationwide on 9th May! Tickets available here


The Charities

The three charities Judge Craig is running for are all centered around the very current issue of homelessness. Here we have more info on each amazing charity and a trailer about them and some of the amazing work they do.  

Skid Row Running Club
www.skidrowrunningclub.com

(501 (c) non profit, tax ID 82-1614500)

The Skid Row Running Club are a group that uses the power of running to lift the homeless out of poverty and onto a path of self-sufficiency and resilience, one step at a time.  They accomplish this through empowerment, empathy and community.

The Running Charity
www.therunningcharity.org
(Registered charity number 1157501)


The Running Charity knows that running builds the fitness and goal-setting mentality that are key tools to help these young people to build healthy, sustainable futures. And develop and deliver personalised programmes to support some of the most vulnerable young people in London and Manchester.

The Big Issue Foundation
www.bigissue.org.uk

(Registered charity number 1049077)


The Big Issue Foundation is an independent charity working alongside the magazine distribution network, to connect Big Issue vendors to the support and personal solutions that enable them to rebuild their lives and determine their own pathways to a better future.
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