What We Do
Run the Bases tackles gender inequality by delivering sport and education programmes to create opportunities for children and youth – on and off the field.
RTB was born out of an idea by former UCLA Softball Player, Tara Henry. To her, sport was about hard work, dedication, managing relationships and ultimately, winning. Whilst pursuing post-graduate education, Tara met Kelly Smith and Sebastian Cirillo at the University of Brighton. Through volunteering with Football 4 Peace (F4P) and studying values-based coaching they were all inspired to form a softball organisation that focused on life skills as well as community development.
“Softball is such an inclusive sport. You can be any shape, size, gender, sexuality – anyone can play the game.” – Tara Henry