Action Against Hunger is inviting schools to join a sponsored run in May or October. It will provide a pack and visit schools to explain the run and the charity's work in more than 35 countries. Or twin with a French school - the run is also taking place in 20 French cities involving more than 15,000 pupils. Details: Helen Farquharson, 0171 831 5858.
AUGUST 2-12 LITTLE TIBET TREK
Eve Hughes, a special schools teaching assistant at Netley Court Special School, Southampton, is joining around 100 others on this trek through the Ladakh region. She aims to raise pound;1,950 for learning disabilities charity, Mencap.To secure her place, this is payable by May 24. Details: 01489 799932. Mencaphotline: 0645 777 779.