Charity Project 2021 – Human dignity is inviolable

In Germany we all know the sentence: “Human dignity is inviolable.” This is what is written in article one of the German constitution. In 2021, a team from sportler 4 a childrens world is set out to give back this dignity to the forgotten children in Scotland and Ireland.

Against forgetting
John McGurk heard about […]

Message of peace for London and donation for SOS Children´s Villages International

Over the next two years Sportler 4 a childrens world will raise money for children in more then 130 countries. Our professional partner in 2018/19 is SOS Children´s Villages International. The first chapter of our International Charity and Solidarity Run will bring us in 2018 to London, England.

01.06.18 – Town Hall Osnabrueck, Germany
At the […]

Project 2018/19

One World, One Dream – Peace
International Charity and Solidarity Run
Our Ambition:
We want to bring together people and their children from all over the world – regardless of the religion and culture they belong to.
Our charity partner in 2018/19 is SOS childrens villages, an international organization helping children in more than 135 countries around the […]

Glasgow honours John McGurk

Glasgow Lord provost, Mrs Sadie Docherty, presented our chairman John with the Lord provost award on the 7th of April 2017. Sportler 4 a childrens world and John would like to thank Children 1st for the nomination. Here are his speech and a few photos.
Dear Right Honourable Lord Provost,
firstly I would like to thank […]

Project 2017 – A chance for children

Our next charity run is taking place in October 2017. Together with the Volkswagen staff – longtime supporter of terre des hommes – we thereby commit ourselves to help children in Germany and India. The precise course of events is being planned at the moment, so changes are still possible.
From 15 to 17 October […]

Charity Run 2016 – Arrival at Glasgow bringing along a big donation

1 in 3 Charity Run from Germany to Scotland successfully completed – handing over a cheque of almost 60, 000 Euro after 1000 km

Temperatures were summerly hot when John McGurk an his team started from the town hall square in Osnabrück on 2 June 2016. Lord Mayor Wolfgang Griesert and many friends bid them […]

350 km peace run to Brussels

From Osnabrueck, Germany, to Brussels, Belgium – John McGurk and seven teammates from Sportler 4 a childrens world ran 350 km. The run started on Friday, April 1st, at 9 am at the townhall of Osnabrueck.
We are sending a sign of solidarity and unity with all the victims of terror around the world. As […]

Olympic hopeful Laura Muir: Patroness of the “1 in 3 – Charity Run”

The Scottish middle distance runner Laura Muir supports Sportler 4 a childrens world e.V. on our way from Osnabrueck to Glasgow. She joins the team as our patroness in Scotland. We are happy to welcome Laura on board. Together we try to raise donations for Glasgow’s deprived children, but also to draw attention […]

Meet the true Scotsman John who is running 500 miles between Germany and Glasgow – in a KILT

EVENING TIMES, Tuesday 15 December 2015
By Caroline Wilson
John McGurk might not live in Glasgow anymore but he’s proved he’s still a true Scotsman at heart. The 54-year-old ex-pat has challenged himself to run 500 miles between Germany and Glasgow in a kilt to raise cash for Scotland’s vulnerable children.
John and six other […]

1 in 3 – Charity Run from Germany to Scotland

Friends from Germany and Great Britain
run together for abused and socially deprived children in Scotland
Sportler 4 a childrens world e. V.
Children 1st (Scotland´s National Children´s Charity)
Patron David McAllister (Member of the European Parliament)
Patroness Laura Muir (Scottisch middle distance runner)

54 years ago John McGurk, chairman of Sportler 4 a childrens world e.V., was in Glasgow […]