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About Us

About Us

We Can Run is a fundraising project for L’Appel’s Women Empowerment Project, looking to contribute to the higher education of female students in Sierra Leone.

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Elise & Alex

Elise currently works in the Private Equity Investment Team at Allianz Capital Partners in Munich and is set to participate in the 2022 Desert Grand Slam. Before that, she gathered experience in Investment Banking, NGOs and the United Nations and has finished the 35th Marathon des Sables.

Alex is a Sports Editor at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Frankfurt, has raced several ultra-marathons, hiked all over the world and has known L’appel for more than seven years through his travels to Sierra Leone.

The Challenge

We Can Run is a fundraising project for L’appel’s Women Empowerment Project, looking to contribute to the higher education of female students in Sierra Leone.

The 4 Deserts Grand Slam is a 1.000km multi-stage, multi-day footrace across the Namib desert, the Great Caucasus, Chile’s Atacama desert, and Antarctica in one calendar year. Each stage is six days in length and covers 250km self-sustained, with runners carrying gear and food as the organization only provides water and medical assistance.

The race has been ranked by Times Magazine various times as #2 in its list of World Top Endurance Events and counts 79 Finishers since inception in 2008.