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why we run

On Team Woodside, we run to care for at-risk children living in children’s homes in Thailand and India. Your contribution brings relief and hope to a vulnerable child, shining the love of Christ in the darkest of circumstances. 

give them hope

Akha House of Light – Thailand

The Akha House of Light is home to more than 60 at-risk children. Our sponsorships provide each child with a safe place to live, clothing, three meals a day, Christian education, and proper health care. Most of all, they allow us to show these children the abundant love of their Heavenly Father. 

Magimai Children’s Home – India

The Magimai Children’s Home is a haven for 15 girls who’ve lost their parents to AIDS, where every child is shown the all-encompassing love of their Heavenly Father. Your support helps meet these children’s basic needs while providing access to the life-saving truth of the Gospel. 

get involved

Anyone can be a part of Team Woodside, whether you’ve been a runner for years or you’re not sure where to begin. We’re here to support you every step of the way, helping you train for your race and fundraise for the child whose life you’re running to change.


Team Woodside participates in the Detroit Free Press Marathon, with options for a full marathon, international or US-only half marathon, and marathon relay.


To be a part of Team Woodside is about more than running; it’s about the child you support by fundraising for your race. When you sign up, we’ll guide you in how to raise the funds that provide life-changing care to your child. 

Join The Team

Passionate about child sponsorship but unable to run?

Join our cause by supporting a Team Woodside runner as they raise funds for an at-risk child in Thailand or India. Give today and bring hope to a child in need.

Support a Runner

You can support the mission of Team Woodside by shopping our team merchandise! Check out our online shop today and don’t forget to share the link with your friends and family.

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