About Us

Benefitting children & families with HIV/AIDS

WHAT’S THE GOAL? Runners and walkers of all ages commit to being part of a Boise area team that will complete four half-marathon races in four weeks. Before and during the races, participants fundraise for our cause by asking family, friends and businesses to sponsor their efforts to help children suffering with HIV/AIDS in India.  They also spend lots of time training to prepare their bodies for the huge physical challenge of completing 4 half marathons in 4 weeks ( 13.1 x 4= 52.4 miles of love).

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? Fiftytwo.four is a pending 501c3 community based non-profit organization.  We operate solely on lots of amazing volunteers and donations.  Any overhead costs (which are very minimal) are covered through designated donations of our board of directors.  We are a very grass roots organization full of lots of amazing people that just simply want to use their lives to make a difference in lives of a lot of beautiful children in India that need our help.  100% of the money that we raise is sent to the organization that we support in India.  Our money is specifically designated for the endless needs of HIV/AIDS orphans.  It covers anything and everything pertaining to the needs of HIV/AIDS orphans, but is designated each year based on where the greatest need is.  Some ways that our funds have been spent in the past 10 years: medicals needs, nutritious foods, education costs, medicine, building costs for new HIV/AIDS facilities, vehicles to transport the children.

52.4 MILES OF LOVE! Whether you are a participant in the races or a financial supporter, rest assured that Fiftytwo.four is not ultimately about completing four half-marathons. Yes, the physical challenge is real. But our purpose is so much more. Through the generous support of individuals and businesses over the past 9 years, we have raised over $800,000!  Become a partner in helping to make a difference and let’s work together to make this year’s effort our best yet!