The AIMS of the 5000mileproject are to RAISE, CONNECT and INSPIRE

Katharine and David are running the length of South America unsupported to achieve the following aims:

Raise money for Asociacion Armonia, BirdLife International and Conservacion Patagonica to buy and conserve threatened habitats in South America, ensuring their protection through local governance and employment. Click Here to Find Out How



Connect people from around the world to the communities and wildlife met along the way, via the 5000mileproject interactive website and on-the-road communications and examine how, through our actions, we are connected. Click Here to Find Out How


Inspire environmental action; to prove that with small steps we can tackle seemingly insurmountable challenges; it’s not too late to protect the world’s remaining unspoilt ecosystems, but time is running out.