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Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation

Contact: Contact Elizabeth on [email protected]

Wings for Life is devoted to finding a cure for spinal cord injury and funds the most promising research projects across the globe. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Leukaemia CARE

Contact: Eve Nicky or Clare on 0845 521 3456

Leukaemia CARE is committed to providing vital care and support to everybody whose lives have been affected by blood cancers. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

EMERGENCY UK

Contact: Please contact us on 0207 250 8302 or email [email protected]

EMERGENCY is an independent and neutral humanitarian organization, founded in Italy in 1994, that provides free, high quality medical and surgical treatment to the victims of war, landmines and poverty. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Haworth Cat Rescue

Contact: Corinne Moore on 01535 647184 or email [email protected]

Abandoned, suffering and unwanted cats find loving homes through our no-kill rehoming centre. Many more need our help. Please run to give more cats and kittens shelter, care and a second chance. Thank you Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Josie’s Dragonfly Trust

Contact: Contact Patrick on 01434 602043 oe email [email protected]

We are committed to providing cash gifts to children and young people with cancer who have been given the devastating news that treatment is no longer curative. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Meningitis Trust

Contact: Roza Woodley on [email protected] or 01453 769015

The Meningitis Trust’s vision is for all communities to be aware of the threat and impact of meningitis, and for anyone affected to have access to quality care and support, for as long as they need it Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

CALM, campaign against living miserably

Contact: Contact Kim or Jane on 0203 142 6213

CALM aims to bring down the suicide rate among men aged 15-35. We challenge the stigma surrounding male depression. We offer practical support via a website and telephone helpline. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Friends United Network (FUN)

Contact: Amy Marland on 0207 485 0900 or 07740340954

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Age Concern and Help The Aged

Contact: Sarah Greene on 020 7239 1964

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Candlelighters Fighting Children's Cancer

Contact: Contact: The Candlelighters Team on 0113 247 0372 or [email protected]

Join us for a guaranteed place in the new Yorkshire Marathon, or one of our other running events - Great North Run, Leeds Half Marathon, Leeds 10K, Hull 10K or York 10K and together we CAN fight children's cancer in Yorkshire. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Ovarian Cancer Action

Contact: Charlotte Sewell on 020 7380 1733 or email [email protected]

Our aim is to improve survival rates for women with ovarian cancer. We can only achieve this with your support – so get involved! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Beating Bowel Cancer

Contact: 020 8973 0004

We have a fantastic calendar of events for you to get involved in, to suit all levels of fitness and to appeal to all social tastes! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Health Unlimited

Contact: Alasdair Roxburgh on 020 7840 3762

Health Unlimited works in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We work with the poorest and most vulnerable people – those missing out on mainstream aid. We provide health care where there is none, and tackle the things that are trapping people in poverty an Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Coram

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7520 0300

Coram works with vulnerable children, young people and their families, transforming their lives through practical help and support. We aim to build self-esteem and well-being, preparing children and young people for a fulfilling adult life. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Diabetes UK

Contact: Ellie Wood 020 7424 1868

Run for Team Diabetes UK. Go the extra mile and run for research! Help us find a cure and make a difference to the lives of 2.5 million people in the UK with diabetes Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Ear Trust

Contact: Chris Raine on 01274 364853

Hear for life! We need your help to help the needy! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

MIND

Contact: The Events Team on 0871 872 1144

Mind are the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. We aim to break the taboos that make people reluctant to seek help, and increase understanding that mental di Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The New Children's Hospital Appeal (Manchester)

Contact: The Appeals Team on 0161 276 4522

Put on your trainers to hit the streets and join in the fun of the The Great Manchester Run Over 30,000 runners are expected to take to the streets of Manchester on the Sunday 17th May Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

British Lung Foundation

Contact: The Events team on 020 7688 5581

By running as part of Team-BLF you will be helping the one in seven in the UK who are affected by lung disease. So go on take a deep breath and go for it! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Bob Champion Cancer Trust

Contact: us on 020 7924 3553

Our aims are to improve methods of detection and treatment, to identify cancer genes, and ultimately to eradicate male cancers. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Get Kids Going!

Contact: Jane or Lee on 0207 481 8110

Get Kids Going! is a sports charity which gives disabled children and young people the fantastic opportunity of participating in wheelchair sports. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Samaritans

Contact: Bay Rees on 0208 394 8256 or email [email protected]

Samaritans is available round the clock, every single day of the year offering a safe place for anyone struggling to cope, whoever they are, however they feel, whatever life has done to them. For more information please visit www.samaritans.org Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Action for Kids

Contact: For more information contact The Events Team on 020 8347 8111 or at [email protected]

Action For Kids provides mobility equipment, training and access to employment to disabled children and young people across the UK. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Childhood First

Contact: The team via email on [email protected] or call 020 7928 7388

We enable children and young people to recover from severe relational trauma, to enjoy life and to achieve their potential; we do this through the provision of therapeutic residential care, treatment and education, together with family and network support Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Oxfam

Contact: The Events Team on 0870 333 2400

Whether you're doing a full on marathon, a 10k run or just being sponsored to run about dressed like a giant squirrel, you can raise money to inspire a better future Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Addaction

Contact: Contact Anna 020 7017 2753

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Lepra - Health in Action

Contact: Lizzie on 01206 216 737 or email [email protected]

LEPRA Health in Action fights diseases of poverty in some of the poorest and most marginalised places in the world. You can make the world of difference by running for us Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Heaton Ellis Trust

Contact: The Events Team on 01635 268989

The Charity has no overheads or administration costs which means that all money raised passes directly to the appeal. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Royal Star and Garter Homes

Contact: Jane Hawes on 020 8439 8113 or email [email protected]

The Royal Star and Garter Homes have been caring for the ex-Service Community since 1916, providing vital nursing care, physiotherapy, and activities for all its residents. The Charity’s vision is to help each individual live their life to the full. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Asthma UK

Contact: Contact The Events Team on 0800 121 62 55

Asthma UK is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people with asthma in the UK. We fund vital research into the causes and treatment of asthma, educational materials, and essential services including our Adviceline. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Bobby Moore Fund

Contact: Please call 08716 41 22 35

The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK raises money for research into bowel cancer in memory of footballer Bobby Moore. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Multiple Sclerosis Trust

Contact: The Events Team on 01462 476700

Our mission is to make a real difference for people with MS through the provision of information and professional education, by funding practical research and by campaigning for the improvement of MS services. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Children's Trust

Contact: Diana de Moura Stewart on 01737 365018

The Trust provides care, therapy, education and rehabilitation for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs from all over the UK Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Lords Taverners

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7821 2828

One of the UK’s leading youth sports and disability charities and the official charity of recreational cricket. Sport and recreation are essential for young people and our mission is to give a "sporting chance" to those in need. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

PSP Association

Contact: Stephanie Steward on 01327 356 132 or [email protected]

PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease estimated to affect over 10,000 people in the UK at any one time. Those affected by PSP will be robbed of the basic every day functions that most of us take for granted. Over time t Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

UNICEF UK

Contact: Alexandra Bignante on 0207 375 6267 or [email protected]

There are lots of great running events throughout the country that you can enter to help UNICEF UK stand up for child rights. These range from local fun runs to world class events like the London Marathon, newly sponsored by Virgin in 2010. There truly is Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Speakers Trust

Contact: Jordan Hay on 020 7922 7902 or email [email protected]

Speakers Trust is the UK’s leading public speaking and communication skills training charity. The charity exists to support those in the education and not-for-profit sectors giving them the skills, confidence and expertise to speak in public. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Army Benevolent Fund

Contact: Sarah Coleman-Meyer on 0845 241 4831

The Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) is the Army's national charity. For over sixty years the charity has worked tirelessly to provide financial and practical support to soldiers, former soldiers and their families in times of need. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy

Contact: The Events Team on 01342 831 245

The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) looks after and helps young people with severe epilepsy and other neurological conditions. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Contact: Events Team on 0845 345 0054

Every day another 100 people will start to lose their sight. Your support helps us rebuild lives devastated by sight loss. Join Team RNIB today! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Barnardo's

Contact: Shanaz Ahmed on 020 8498 7341

Run with us and help the most disadvantaged children in the UK. We believe in the abused, vulnerable, and neglected. Take up our challenge - help turn their lives around. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

British Red Cross

Contact: Farida Haqiqi on 0844 412 2877

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Arthritis Care

Contact: contact Events on 0207 380 6500

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

H.E.A.R.T UK

Contact: Carole Gryglaszewska on 01628 777046

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

RP Fighting Blindness (BRPS)

Contact: Michelle Carter on 01280 821334

Run for RP Fighting Blindness, Join the FIRST EVER RP running team and make a difference. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Arthritis Research UK

Contact: Lyndsey Whitehouse on 01246 541108

We’ve changed... We are Arthritis Research UK – leading the fight against arthritis (formerly Arthritis Research Campaign, arc). Arthritis Research UK is the charity leading the fight against arthritis. We’re working to take the pain away for suffe Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Dogs Trust

Contact: Matt Boustead on 020 7837 0006 [email protected]

Dogs Trust is the UK’s leading dog welfare charity and is working towards the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction. Through a nationwide network of 17 rehoming centres we try to find loving homes for Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Princess Alice Hospice

Contact: Lisa Flanagan on 01372 461853

The Princess Alice Hospice is based in Esher, Surrey. We provide specialist palliative care services for patients in our catchment area, which covers South West London and most of Surrey. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Lynn’s Bowel Cancer Campaign

Contact: us on 020 8892 2409

Lynn’s Bowel Cancer Campaign is a small but HUGELY effective national charity, founded by the former Watchdog presenter Lynn Faulds Wood. Lynn and her team work endlessly to help people to spot the symptoms of bowel cancer which needlessly kills tens of Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Core

Contact: Chloe Wicks on 020 7034 4972

Core is the only charity in the UK that funds research into the entire range of gut, liver, intestinal and bowel illnesses. We are called Core because the digestive system is at the core of our body and a good digestive system is the core of good health. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Alzheimer's Society

Contact: 0870 417 0192

Our vision is of a radically improved world for people with dementia Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Cure Parkinson's Trust

Contact: Helen on 020 7929 7656

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust is a patient led charity that funds research which will have an impact on the lives of people with Parkinson’s, with the hope of an eventual cure for the condition. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

MS Society

Contact: MS Society running team on 0845 481 1577

The MS Society is the UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting everyone whose life is affected by multiple sclerosis. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

LOOK National Federation Of Families With Visually Impaired Children

Contact: Steve Mundy on 0121 428 5038

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Mencap

Contact: The Running Events Team on 0845 9777 779

Mencap is the leading UK charity for people with a learning disability and their families. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Cancer Research UK

Contact: Contact The Events Team on 0870 162 1622

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Spinal Research

Contact: Vicki on 01483 898 786 or [email protected]

Spinal Research is the UK's leading charity dedicated to developing treatments for paralysis caused by a broken neck or back. Every year more than 800 people in the UK and Ireland are paralysed following an injury to their spinal cord. We are fighting par Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Christie

Contact: Event's Team on 0161 446 3988

The Christie, Manchester is one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe, treating around 40,000 patients each year. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

St Christopher's Hospice

Contact: Louisa Hitchen on 020 8768 457

If you decide to become a Go Active! team member we will be on hand to provide you with all the training and fundraising support you need to get to the finish line! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Stroke Association

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7940 1359

Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That's one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies. We provide high quality, up-to-date stroke Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

SPARKS

Contact: Kags on 020 7799 2111

Whether you are a first time runner or seasoned marathoner - Sparks has an event for you! Join the Sparks Team and receive training guides, running vest, fundraising support and more! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Meningitis UK

Contact: Lauren on 0117 373 73 73

Join the Meningitis Musketeers! We are looking for people like YOU to be part of our All 4 One team by getting sponsored for your mammoth efforts in running for Meningitis UK. Meningitis Musketeers get personal support from Lauren, our Sponsored Run exper Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Christian Aid

Contact: Libby on 020 7523 2127 or [email protected]

Christian Aid insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Help us end Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Daisy's Dream

Contact: Vickie Randall on 0118 934 2604

Advice and support for children, young people and their families, both facing and following a bereavement. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK

Contact: Caroline Drain on 01709 761450

Providing support, understanding and information for all those people whose lives are touched by Pulmonary Hypertension Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

International Medical Corps

Contact: Emma Littledike on 0207 553 4069

International Medical Corps make a long-term difference to the health of the world’s most vulnerable people by training local healthcare workers and working with local health systems to help restore self-reliance. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Cardiomyopathy Association

Contact: Robert Hall on 01494 791224

People diagnosed with cardiomyopathy face a bewildering situation as they seek to learn more about the condition. The Cardiomyopathy Association is there to help them. Our services respond to the feelings of anxiety and isolation which people feel when di Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Pituitary Foundation

Contact: Menai, Fundraising Manager on 0845 450 0376

The Pituitary Foundation depends on fundraising and donations from individuals, companies, grant-making trusts, benefactors, and efforts by our Local Support Groups to fund our services. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

British Heart Foundation

Contact: The Heart Runners Support Team on 0844 477 1181

Beating heart disease together. Join the Heart Runners team and help the BHF to win the race against the UK's biggest killer Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Save the Rhino International

Contact: Fiona Macleod on 020 7357 7474 or [email protected]

Save the Rhino International works to conserve viable populations of critically endangered rhinos in Africa and Asia. We recognise that the future of wildlife is inextricably linked to the communities that share its habitat. By funding field projects and Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Contact: Sarah Terrazas on 020 8442 2275

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

National Deaf Childrens Society

Contact: The Challenge Team on 0870 774 2444

The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Helen & Douglas House

Contact: Fiona Evans on 01865 794749

Whether you think you can manage half a mile or 50 miles we would love to hear from you. If you take on a race not only will you raise vital funds for Helen & Douglas House through your sponsorship money but you'll feel fitter and no doubt quite proud of Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Traidcraft Exchange

Contact: Charlotte Flowers on 0191 4976 488

Our mission is to fight poverty through trade, practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Youth Sport Trust

Contact: Sarah Watt on 0207 874 7679

There are many ways you can support the Youth Sport Trust and make a difference to the lives of young people. We work with a large number of valued supporters, ranging from Corporate Sponsors to individual fundraisers, who share our values and beliefs and Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Shooting Star Children's Hospice

Contact: Karen Peffer on 020 8481 8192

We provide care for children with a life-limiting condition and offer invaluable support to their families, sharing the smiles on good days, giving help and comfort through the more difficult times. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Street Child Africa

Contact: Alison Gilhespie on 020 8972 9820

Street Child Africa supports 10 African organisations who work directly with children living in street situations in Africa. We are currently working in 7 countries. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Target Ovarian Cancer

Contact: Georgina Bawden on 020 7923 5474 or email [email protected]

Target Ovarian Cancer is the national ovarian cancer charity working to save lives and help women diagnosed live their lives to the full, wherever they are in the UK. We do this by improving early diagnosis, finding new treatments, providing support for w Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Starfish Greathearts Foundation

Contact: Hester Enthoven on 020 7597 3797 or email [email protected]

Starfish Greathearts Foundation is an international development charity bringing life, hope and opportunity to children in southern Africa who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Help the Hospices

Contact: Events team on 020 7520 2999

We are involved in a wide range of running events and would love to have you as one of our Sunflower Runners. We will support you all the way so whether you have your own place, or you are looking for a place, please pick the event which is right for you Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

MacIntyre Housing Association

Contact: Kim Wharton on 01525 844458

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity

Contact: The fundraising team on 0845 6520 448

Sands supports anyone affected by the death of a baby and promotes research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Clatterbridge Cancer Research

Contact: Jo Parry on 0151 343 4300

For nearly 30 years we have been working in the north west of England funding world class research to further our understanding of how to prevent and diagnose cancer, and how to treat it with the most effective ongoing care. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Shine

Contact: The events team at [email protected] or call 01733 421307

Spina bifida • Hydrocephalus • Information • Networking • Equality - SHINE (formerly ASBAH) is Europe's largest organisation dedicated to supporting individuals and families as they face the challenges arising from spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Cardiomyopathy Association

Contact: Robert Hall on 01494 791224

People diagnosed with cardiomyopathy face a bewildering situation as they seek to learn more about the condition. The Cardiomyopathy Association is there to help them. Our services respond to the feelings of anxiety and isolation which people feel when di Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Orchid – fighting male cancer

Contact: Anne in the Events Team on 0207 6018486

Dedicated to funding research into diagnosis, prevention and treatment of prostate and testicular cancer as well as promoting awareness of these previously neglected diseases. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Meningitis Trust

Contact: Roza Woodley on 01453 769015 or [email protected]

The Meningitis Trust’s vision is for all communities to be aware of the threat and impact of meningitis, and for anyone affected to have access to quality care and support, for as long as they need it Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

Contact: Maggie Blanks on 020 8360 1119

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund is the only national charity exclusively funding research into pancreatic cancer throughout the UK. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

British HIV Association (BHIVA)

Contact: Philippa Ward on 020 8369 5380

BHIVA has become the leading UK charity representing health care professionals in HIV services and is committed to providing excellence in the care of those living with and affected by HIV. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

RSPCA

Contact: Pat Atkinson on 0300 1230 342

The RSPCA's vision is to work for a world in which all humans respect and live in harmony with all other members of the animal kingdom. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

VICTA - Visually Impaired Children Taking Action

Contact: Krista on 0845 607 6647

Visually Impaired Children Taking Action is a charity providing support for blind and partially sighted children and their families. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Action Medical Research

Contact: Contact Matt Buck on 01403 327442

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Refuge

Contact: Harriet Gray on 020 7395 7713 or email [email protected]

Refuge is the country’s largest single provider of emergency accommodation and support to women and children escaping domestic violence. On any one day we support over 1,000 women and children through our refuges and community outreach schemes. We ope Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children in Crisis

Contact: Contact Lucy Porter on 020 7627 1040

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice

Contact: Diana Davies on 01935 709157 or [email protected]

Get the most from your run by helping St Margaret's Somerset Hospice provide free hospice care to those living in and around Somerset, giving the best quality of life to those suffering with an incurable illness and support for their families and carers. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Brain Research Trust

Contact: Nick on 020 7404 9982

You make the difference The people who support us contribute a great deal to progress in brain research. There are many ways for you to help transform the lives of the people affected by neurological conditions. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

WellChild

Contact: Karl on 0845 458 8170

Helps sick children and their families throughout the UK to manage the consequences of serious illness and complex health conditions through our programme of care, support and research. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Salvation Army

Contact: Holly on 02073674810

You can help to raise valuable funds to support our work by taking part in one of our events. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Arthritis Research Campaign

Contact: Lyndsey Whitehouse on 01246 558033

Arthritis is the single biggest cause of disability in this country so run for arc and help put an end to pain. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

ME Association

Contact: Tony Britton on 01406 370293

The ME Association, also registered as The ME Society. We provide information, support and practical advice for people who are affected by ME/CFS/PVFS (Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome), their families and carers Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)

Contact: Events team on 0207 296 8172 or email [email protected]

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) is a national charity providing support for people who are deaf or have hearing loss. We provide day-to-day care for people who are deaf and have additional needs, supply communication services and training, offer pr Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Brain Research Trust

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7404 9982

The people who support us contribute a great deal to progress in brain research. There are many ways for you to help transform the lives of the people affected by neurological conditions. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Fight for Sight

Contact: Rowena Finn on 020 7090 7939

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Vitalise

Contact: The events team on 0845 345 1972

Vitalise is a national charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for disabled people, visually impaired people, and carers. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Alzheimer's Concern Ealing

Contact: Contact Roger Beckett on 0208 568 4448

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Everyman Male Cancer Campaign

Contact: Judith Spevock at [email protected]

Everyman is the UK's leading prostate and testicular cancer campaign, raising awareness of and funds for research into prostate and testicular cancer Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity

Contact: Christine Mills on 0121 333 8506 [email protected]

Over the next 7 years we need to raise £150 million to create a world class children’s hospital, capable of delivering 21st century medicine in a spacious, modern and child friendly environment. We also need to purchase state of the art medical equipme Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Save The Children

Contact: The events team on 020 7012 6997 or email [email protected]

Save the Children works in 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Run for us and help make a difference to children across the world. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace

Contact: Wendy Parry on 01925 581231 or [email protected]

The Foundation was set up after the 1993 IRA bombing of Warrington which killed 12-year old Tim Parry and 3 year old Johnathan Ball. It is dedicated to providing conflict resolution programmes and activities that benefit children, young people, adults, sc Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Percy Hedley Foundation

Contact: Des Bustard on 0191 2665491

Promoting the rights, needs and aspirations of disabled children, adults and their families across the North East Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Bowel Cancer Uk

Contact: Marianne on 020 7381 9711

We have places available in a wide range of running events, including 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons and overseas marathons. Take a look at our website to find a run to suit you Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Hospice in the Weald

Contact: Tanyia Ingham on 01892 820533

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Plan UK

Contact: Kevin Machin on 020 7482 9777 or [email protected]

Plan is one of the largest child-centred community development organisations in the world, helping children and their families in 49 of the poorest countries to break the cycle of poverty Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

African Revival

Contact: Contact the Events Team on 020 8939 3190

African Revival provides support through sustainable development projects in East Africa where there is extreme poverty. As our UK administration costs are sponsored, all donations go to Africa. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Asthma UK

Contact: Contact The Events Team on 0800 121 62 55

Asthma UK is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people with asthma in the UK. We fund vital research into the causes and treatment of asthma, educational materials, and essential services including our Adviceline. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

St John Ambulance

Contact: Gemma on 020 7324 4170

Team St John has hundreds of runners each year who take part in various events throughout the UK and abroad. You can run distances from 5K through to marathons and all the money you raise will be used to support the vital life saving work of St John Ambul Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Prostate Cancer Charity

Contact: Pauline Angus, Natasha Clokey on 0208 222 7134, 0208 222 7650 or [email protected]

The Prostate Cancer Charity is working towards a world where lives are no longer limited by prostate cancer. We are fighting prostate cancer on every front-through research, support, information and campaigning Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Merlin

Contact: Gayle Nixon on [email protected] or 0207 014 1707

Merlin specialises in health, saving lives in times of crisis and helping to rebuild shattered health services. By running with us you will be helping our teams in getting remote clinics back up and running, training health workers as they go, in ensurin Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Variety Club

Contact: The Community Fundraising Team on 0207 428 8122

The Variety Club depends on the work which our network of volunteers and supporters undertakes to help children and young people across the UK. Without their unwavering commitment we would be unable to deliver the services and support which we do to help Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children's Adventure Farm

Contact: Jenny on 01565 830053

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Health Poverty Action

Contact: Hester Enthoven on 020 7840 3760 or email [email protected]

Health Poverty Action works to improve the health of poor and marginalised people in communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America. We tackle the root causes of poverty and ill health. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

BLISS

Contact: Hannah on 020 7378 5746

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Barnardo's

Contact: Shanaz Ahmed on 020 8498 7341

Run with us and help the most disadvantaged children in the UK. We believe in the abused, vulnerable, and neglected. Take up our challenge - help turn their lives around. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Jo's Trust

Contact: Claire Cohen on 020 7936 7498

Every year in the UK, over 2,800 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 1,000 women will die from the disease. After breast cancer, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women aged 35 and under. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

North West Air Ambulance (NWAA)

Contact: The events team for more information 0151 547 7830 or email [email protected]

There are 8 million reasons why we need to raise money… you are one of them! Our pilots fly paramedics and doctors to incidents all over the North West transferring patients to specialist hospitals, attending major incidents and above all saving lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Wishes 4 Kids

Contact: Russell Brickett on 0116 2543491

Wishes 4 Kids has been created to grant a wish for children and youngsters in Leicestershire who are life limited, terminally ill, have experienced life-changing physical or emotional traumas, have suffered major abuse or are diagnosed as HIV Positive. Th Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT)

Contact: Gemma Reynolds on 020 8695 2314

The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT) is the UK’s largest charity provider of fostering and adoption services. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Contact: The Running team on 08080 100 200 or [email protected]

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is more than a name. It’s a force. A force of thousands of people across the UK working together with a single-minded ambition to stop women dying from breast cancer. Join our team and help us to achieve a world freed from bre Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Brain and Spine Foundation

Contact: Charlotte on 020 7793 5913 or [email protected]

The Brain and Spine Foundation is committed to providing information and support to people living with neurological conditions across the UK with a nurse led Helpline, a range of 30 booklets and a helpful website www.brainandspine.org.uk Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Parkinson's Disease Society

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7932 1347

The PDS is the leading charity dedicated to supporting all people affected by Parkinson's and funding research to find a cure. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Care for the Wild International

Contact: Ewen Logan on 01306 627900

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Breast Cancer Campaign

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7749 3700

Great North Run - Breast Cancer Campaign's mission is to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Mercy Ships

Contact: Jane Palmer on 01438 347481

Imagine a ship crewed by surgeons, doctors, nurses, water engineers and other specialists. Now imagine their services offered free of charge to the world's poorest people. That is Mercy Ships. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)

Contact: Contact Rebecca Zouvani on 01737 363 222

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Alzheimer Scotland

Contact: contact Moira Lawrance on 0845 2600 789

We believe that no-one should go through dementia alone. Alzheimer Scotland’s 24 hour helpline provides information and emotional support to those coping with dementia Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Myeloma UK

Contact: Lorna Cunningham on 0131 557 3332

Myeloma UK is the only organisation dealing exclusively with myeloma and its related disorders in the UK. We work with patients, carers and family members, to help them cope with everything a diagnosis of myeloma brings. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Sick Children's Trust

Contact: Zoe Morris on 0207 931 8695 or [email protected]

At The Sick Children's Trust we have one simple aim - to keep a family together when their child is seriously ill in hospital far from the family home. We do this by providing high quality 'Home from Home' accommodation for families whose children are rec Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

World Society for the Protection of Animals

Contact: Fundraising on 0800 316 9772

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) strives to end cruelty to animals by working with hundreds of animal welfare organisations worldwide Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Breast Cancer Campaign

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7749 3700

Virgin London Marathon - The aim of Breast Cancer Campaign is to research the cure. We aim to do this by funding research, which looks at improving diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Environmental Justice Foundation’s (EJF’s)

Contact: Melina Diamantopoulou on [email protected] or call 0207 239 3310

The Environmental Justice Foundation’s (EJF’s) mission is to ‘Protect People and Planet’. We work to protect our global environment, natural habitats and wildlife, and to defend basic human rights. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Epilepsy Action

Contact: events team on 0113 210 8800

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children's Trust

Contact: Diana de Moura Stewart on 01737 365018

The Trust provides care, therapy, education and rehabilitation for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs from all over the UK Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Royal British Legion

Contact: Rebecca Pride on 020 3207 2272

The Royal British Legion safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces. We are one of the UK’s largest membership organisations and recognised as custodians of Remembrance. We also run the a Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

NSPCC

Contact: Running Events Team on 0844 892 1119

The NSPCC is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Orangutan Appeal UK

Contact: Robyn at [email protected]

Striving to protect and preserve the critically endangered orangutan, Orangutan Appeal UK works hand in hand with Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre in Borneo to do everything it can to save this beautiful red ape from extinction Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Outward Bound Trust

Contact: Laura Watson on 020 7610 4218

Every young person has the right to EXPLORE... The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that allows young people to develop themselves by exploring the great outdoors. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Yorkshire Cancer Research

Contact: The Fundraising Team on 01423 877210

Yorkshire Cancer Research funds research into the cause of cancer in order to develop more effective treatments for future cancer patients. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Alzheimer's Society

Contact: contact Lucy Toller on 0207 423 3650

Our vision is of a radically improved world for people with dementia Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Lily Foundation

Contact: Liz Curtis on 0188362 0175

The Lily Foundation helps fund research into Mitochondrial Disease and other metabolic disorders, the training of medical teams and support for families who are stricken with metabolic disorders. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Legacy Rainbow House

Contact: Charlotte Hay (Project Fundraiser) on 01704 823276

Our charity specialises in providing services for children with neurological problems and conditions such as cerebral palsy, genetic and metabolic conditions, and acquired brain injuries. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Contact: Alice Kelly 020 7269 9096

Named after our bright yellow shirts, the Banana Army is about having fun whilst also doing something extremely positive to help people with blood cancers. It doesn’t matter if you are new to the events or an experienced athlete - everyone is welcome! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Alzheimer's Society

Contact: 0870 417 0192

Our vision is of a radically improved world for people with dementia Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Livability

Contact: Yvette Gillingham on 0207 452 2115

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Pace Centre

Contact: Simon Ekless on 01296 392923

To provide an education for life through programmes which incorporate all daily living activities and address the needs of the whole child. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Independent Age

Contact: Amy Scrivener on 0207 605 4287 or email [email protected]

We offer a helping hand from a trusted friend, tackling older people's poverty and loneliness by providing information and friendship. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children's Liver Disease Foundation

Contact: The running team on 0121 212 6022

Today, another two children will be diagnosed with a life threatening liver disease – please help us to make a difference Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Action Medical Research

Contact: Contact Susie on 01403 327440

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Bowel Cancer UK

Contact: Marianne on 020 7381 9711

We have places available in a wide range of running events, including 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons and overseas marathons. Take a look at our website to find a run to suit you Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

World Cancer Research Fund

Contact: Events Team on 020 7343 4200

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) is committed to preventing cancer. We fund cutting edge scientific research and provide people with the information they need to reduce their cancer risk. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice

Contact: Contact Liz Jacobs or Rachael Bareham 01642 457985

Zöe's Place - providing respite and palliative care for babies with life limiting illnesses, special and complex needs. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The NeuroMuscular Centre (NMC)

Contact: Leanne Marchington on 01606 861733 or [email protected]

The NeuroMuscular Centre works together to support people affected by muscular dystrophy, creating an environment where full potential and optimal wellbeing can be achieved, through employment, training and physiotherapy Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Camp Simcha

Contact: Contact Contact Danya on 0208 457 1404

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Starlight

Contact: The Marathon team on 020 7262 2881

Create hope for seriously and terminally ill children by granting them a magical wish. Lift the spirits of all sick children in hospitals and hospices. Join Starlight’s Team. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Fire Fighters Charity

Contact: Ludo Macaulay on 01722 332211

The Fire Fighters Charity helps fire fighters when they need it most, providing vital support services for the fire community. With three specialist centres across the UK, The Fire Fighters Charity provides fire fighters with the help they need to recover Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

SHP

Contact: Katie Gresham on 020 7520 8660 or email [email protected]

SHP works to prevent homelessness in London through providing accommodation and support services, from employment training to mental health and substance misuse support, to those with no one else to rely on. We work to rebuild lives and future stability Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

World Child Cancer

Contact: Emma Jackson on 020 7801 6252 or [email protected]

4 out of 5 children with cancer in developing countries die from the disease. World Child Cancer is dedicated to helping these children as we believe that every child, no matter where they live, should have access to treatment and the chance of a cure Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Hunger Project UK

Contact: Marks Speirs on 07595222354 or [email protected]

The Hunger Project empowers women, men and kids worldwide to end their own hunger. We have 380,000 trained volunteer leaders reaching millions with sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty through training and development programmes. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Unique - The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

Contact: Julie Griffin on 0117 979 8886

Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by any rare chromosome disorder and to the professionals who work with them. Unique is a UK-based charity but welcomes members worldwide. Membership of Unique is free but t Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Butterwick Hospice

Contact: Diane Williamson on 0207 233 9696

Great North Run - Butterwick Hospice Care provides specialist palliative care to adults and children with life limiting illnesses. Butterwick serves the communities of Teesside, County Durham, North Yorkshire and Wearside. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Missing People

Contact: Christal Reeves on 020 8392 4521

Missing People provides support for missing children, vulnerable adults and families left in limbo. We offer families of the missing specialist advice and practical support as well as searching - securing publicity that could end years of heartache. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Epilepsy Research UK

Contact: Jo Stebbing on 020 8995 4781

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Hope for Children

Contact: William Byles on 0844 77 99 774

Hope for Children works in over 30 countries around the world. We work through a dedicated network of international staff and volunteers. They work in challenging conditions around the world making sure our grants and programmes are effectively managed an Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children’s Heart Federation

Contact: Jackie Stretton on 020 7422 0630 or [email protected]

1 in every 133 children is born with a heart defect. Our vision is of a society in which all children with congenital heart disease can live life to the full because their medical, educational and social needs have been met Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

WaterAid

Contact: Katarina Rothwell on 020 7793 4939

In return for your dedication and commitment WaterAid will be there to support you every step of the way. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Contact: The Team on 01844 348 113

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People was launched at the world famous Crufts Dog Show in 1982. Since then we have continued to train dogs to alert deaf people to specific sounds, whether in the home, workplace or public buildings. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Institute of Cancer Research

Contact: Judith Spevock at [email protected]

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. Scientists and clinicians at the ICR are working every day to make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives. Today, we are ranked as the UK’s Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Farplace Animal Rescue

Contact: 01388 517397

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

World Emergency Relief (WER)

Contact: The Running Team on 0844 249 2129

Taking part in races and other challenges is a fantastic way to show your support for a good cause. We at World Emergency Relief (WER) have been overwhelmed in the past by the enthusiasm and dedication of those who have literally gone the extra mile to su Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Elizabeth Finn Care

Contact: Contact Duncan Watkinson on 020 7396 6695

The ultimate challenge and the best Marathon in the World! Be part of a small, but passionate team. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Kidscape

Contact: Brenda Stafford on 020 7730 3300 or [email protected]

Kidscape is the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. The Kidscape staff equips vulnerable children and young people under the age of 16, their parents/carers, and those who work with them with practi Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The British Lung Foundation

Contact: events team or call us on 020 7688 5581

The British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity working for everyone affected by lung disease. We will support you every step of the way with fundraising and training advice. Contact us today to join our team. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Phab

Contact: Madeleine on 01572 823332

Phab’s aim is to promote and encourage people of all abilities to come together on equal terms, to achieve complete inclusion within the wider community. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Special Effect

Contact: Contact Nick Streeter on 01608 810055

We’re dedicated to providing the expertise necessary to enable everyone to enjoy the fun, friendship and challenges that can be found in the world of computer games and leisure. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Blue Cross Animal Welfare Charity

Contact: Heather Collin on 01993 825567

The Blue Cross mission: Provide care, promote companionship, enhance animal and human lives Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Worldwide Cancer Research

Contact: Contact Suzanne Shaw on 01334 477 910

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Octavia Foundation

Contact: David Hannam on (020) 8354 5572

The Octavia Foundation was set up by Octavia Housing, a housing association working in central London. It brings together the work of two separate charities with similar objectives: the Octavia Hill Housing Gift Fund and the Octavia Foundation. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

DebRA

Contact: The DebRA team on 01344 771961

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Make-A-Wish Foundation®

Contact: Andy on 01276 405089 or [email protected]

Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK has a very simple objective – to grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses. The charity was founded in the UK in 1986 and since then has granted over 8,500 wishes. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

National Society for Epilepsy

Contact: Bex Noble on [email protected] or 01494 601414

The National Society for Epilepsy is committed to providing information and support to people with epilepsy. We also provide care for people with epilepsy through medical and residential services. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Prostate Cancer Research Foundation

Contact: Christine Wing on 020 7953 7152

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Contact: The Events Team on 0300 373 1100 or email them at [email protected]

Cystic Fibrosis affects over 8,500 youngsters across the UK. It is caused by a single faulty gene that makes the body produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the body's vital organs. There is presently no cure for CF and three more young lives are lost ea Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Meningitis Research Foundation

Contact: The events team on 01454 281814 or [email protected]

We fund research to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, improve survival rates and outcomes. We promote education and awareness to reduce death and disability, and give support to people affected Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

PSP Association

Contact: Helen Porter on 01327 322419 or [email protected]

PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease estimated to affect over 10,000 people in the UK at any one time. Those affected by PSP will be robbed of the basic every day functions that most of us take for granted. Over time t Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Contact: The Events Team 020 7803 4800

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the leading UK charity focusing on all muscle diseases. We have pioneered the search for treatments and cures for 50 years, and are dedicated to improving the lives of all people affected by muscle disease. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

National Autistic Society

Contact: The Events Team on [email protected] or 08450 509 001

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for people affected by autism. Over 500,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families they make up over two million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

YouthNet

Contact: Catherine Skakle on 020 7250 5767

YouthNet is the charity behind TheSite.org, the online guide to life for young people. Since 1995, TheSite.org has provided help, advice and information to young people at some of the most critical and vulnerable points in their lives. However, times, Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

CAFOD

Contact: Catherine Leeson on 020 7095 5536

CAFOD works with local communities in 60 countries across the world - responding to emergencies, promoting long-term development and raising public awareness of the causes of poverty. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Shelter

Contact: The Running Events Team on 0344 515 1190

Shelter believes everyone should have a home. We help people find and keep a home. We campaign for decent housing for all. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Douglas Macmillan Hospice

Contact: Zoe Hollingsworth, Senior Fundraising Development Manager on 01782344300 or [email protected]

We care for people facing cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. We don’t charge for care provided, and rely on donations and statutory funding to meet costs. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Hft

Contact: Vicky King on 0117 906 1767 or email [email protected]

Hft is a national charity, providing local support services for people with learning disabilities throughout England. We support people to live life the way they choose - whether providing support for just a couple of hours a week, or 24 hours a day. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

RedR

Contact: Rebecca Harwood on +44 (0)20 7840 6000 or email [email protected]

RedR is an international charity that improves the effectiveness of disaster relief, helping rebuild the lives of those affected by training relief workers and providing skilled professionals to humanitarian programmes worldwide. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

FSID (Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths)

Contact: Anna Scalera on 020 7802 3201

The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths is the UK's leading baby charity aiming to prevent unexpected deaths in infancy and promote infant health. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Contact: Alex Hildrew on 020 7239 3164

We need to raise £50 million each year to rebuild Great Ormond Street Hospital, buy equipment and fund pioneering research. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Anthony Nolan Trust

Contact: The Events Team on 020 7284 8284

We take back lives from leukaemia by providing life saving bone marrow donors for patients in need of transplants. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Mental Health Foundation

Contact: Sarah Kingston on 0207 803 1123

The Mental Health Foundation works for everyone’s mental health; helping people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Jewish Blind & Disabled

Contact: Gemma Brown on 020 8371 6611

Jewish Blind & Disabled is the only Jewish charity providing caring assisted living for vision impaired and physically disabled people of all ages. We transform the lives of Jewish blind and disabled people and their families, enabling them to live an ind Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

STOP (Save the Orphans Please) International

Contact: Kish Poddar on 01923 673987

STOP International provides relief of poverty, sickness and distress of orphans and abandoned children, to educate them up to the age of 16 and provide vocational training opportunities for these children over 16. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Bone Cancer Research Trust

Contact: David Fisher on 0113 2621852 or [email protected]

BCRT funds research into the causes and treatment of primary bone cancer, in particular osteosarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma. Primary bone cancer occurs most commonly in young people aged between 10 and 20, and affects about 400 people a year in the UK Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Core

Contact: Chloe Wicks on 020 7034 4972 or [email protected]

Core is the Charity for Research and Information on Gut and Liver Disease. Core is the only UK charity that funds research into all diseases of the digestive system. Since 2000 it has invested £5.5 million in research into a wide range of conditions, suc Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

St Oswald’s Hospice

Contact: 0191 246 9123 or [email protected]

We have limited places available for the Great North Run, Junior and Mini Great North Run, the London Marathon and the Edinburgh Marathon. Please choose to run for us. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Together Trust

Contact: Julie on 0161 283 4822 or [email protected]

The Together Trust was formed in Salford 140 years ago. We operate in Northern England and Wales providing care, education and support for children, adults and families who are experiencing emotional difficulties, physical and learning disabilities and au Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Childrens Society

Contact: The Events Team on 0845 300 1128

Make a difference to the lives of children who face disadvantage in their daily lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Teenage Cancer Trust

Contact: Emily Fitzwater on 020 7612 0370 or [email protected]

Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. We’re the only charity dedicated to providing expert care and support from the moment they hear the word cancer. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Blind Veterans UK

Contact: Contact: Aaron on 020 7616 7927 or email [email protected]

We believe that no one who’s served our country should battle blindness alone. That’s why we’re here to help with a lifetime’s practical and emotional support, regardless of when they served and how they lost their sight. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

St Basils

Contact: The Events Team on 0121 772 9614

We currently operate in Birmingham, Redditch, Solihull, Sandwell and North Worcestershire. The National Centre of Excellence for Youth Homelessness for the last two years, we welcome enquiries from other local authorities and agencies who wish to deliver Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

RNLI

Contact: TEAM RNLI on 020 7839 3369

Run for the RNLI and raise funds to save lives at sea by helping to fund the training and equipping of our volunteer crews. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Contact: Gill Kemp on 020 7713 2037

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research in the UK. Our mission is to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Border Collie Rescue

Contact: Mike Cooke on 0845 6044941 2pm to 5pm weekdays or email [email protected]

Border Collie Rescue is a UK registered charity, working to Rescue and Re-home Border Collies and Sheepdogs and promote a better understanding of the breed and its Welfare. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Bowel Cancer UK

Contact: Jocelyn on 020 7381 9711

We want YOU to join our London Marathon team with your own ballot place! You could save lives by helping us to raise vital funds and awareness for the charity Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Deafblind UK

Contact: Amanda Spivack on 01733 358100

Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to Deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Women's Aid Federation of England

Contact: Gillian on 0117 915 7451 or [email protected]

With the support of Women's Aid, each year thousands of women and children survive domestic violence and begin rebuilding their lives. Women’s Aid is the key national domestic violence charity which co-ordinates and supports a network of over 370 local Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Contact: Jon Tighe on 0207 627 7886

We have a fantastic package for our runners which includes a pre-event tour of the Home (depending on the event), training tips, fundraising tips and sponsor forms and a customised Battersea Dogs & Cats Home running top with your name on it. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Brathay Trust

Contact: Ali Harris on 01539439749 or email [email protected]

We work with some of the most vulnerable and ‘hard-to-reach’, helping them to develop the confidence, motivation and skills that they need to unlock their potential and make positive changes in their lives. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Plan UK

Contact: Kevin Machin on 020 7482 9777 or [email protected]

Plan is one of the largest child-centred community development organisations in the world, helping children and their families in 49 of the poorest countries to break the cycle of poverty Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

Contact: Paul on 01372 220016

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity provides practical and emotional support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The National Autistic Society (NAS)

Contact: The Events Team on 08450 509 001 or [email protected]

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for people affected by autism. Over 500,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families they make up over two million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

CHILDREN with CANCER

Contact: Caroline or Ben on 020 7404 0808

Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Kidney Research UK

Contact: The Events Team on 08456 121 226

Right now, the lives of over three million people in the UK are threatened by chronic kidney disease. We can only fund lifesaving research with your help. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Sense

Contact: The Active Events Team on 0845 127 0063

If 95% of what we learn comes through our sight and hearing, can you imagine the life of a child who is deaf AND blind? Help Sense help a deafblind child. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Poppy Factory

Contact: Liz George on 0208 940 3305 or email [email protected]

The Poppy Factory has provided meaningful employment for disabled veterans for over 90 years and has developed a bespoke employability programme, Getting You Back to Work, to help disabled veterans nationwide. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Guide Dogs

Contact: The Events Team on 0845 600 6787

Providing thousands of blind and partially-sighted people with the freedom, mobility and independence a guide dog gives for 75 years. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Contact: London Events on 08700 340 040

Marie Curie Cancer Care provides free nursing care, every year, to around 25,000 terminally ill cancer patients in the community and in our hospices. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres

Contact: The Events Team on 0845 602 6427

People affected by cancer are at the heart of all we do. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Whizz Kidz

Contact: Whizz-Kidz Events Team on Events Hotline: 0207 233 9696 or [email protected]

Whizz-Kidz gives disabled children the independence to enjoy an active childhood at home, at school and at play. Use the most active day of your life to get a disabled child moving! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Scope

Contact: Tom Dixon on 0207 619 7289

Scope is the disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Msizi Africa

Contact: Lucy Caslon on 07989 963 229

Msizi Africa gives malnourished, hungry children in Africa access to nutritious food. Whether they're in orphanages, child headed households or schools; we ensure they receive a healthy, balanced diet every day.... Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Africa Now

Contact: Laura Manifold on 01865 403265 or [email protected]

Africa Now believes markets offer the most effective and sustainable route out of poverty. We support farmers to diversify and increase the value of their produce, gain direct access to buyers that will pay a fair price, and access affordable loans and s Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

NCB

Contact: Chantal Sencier on 020 78436320

Our mission is to advance the well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives. All our work sits within a set of aims, organisational principles and operational objectives, which are designed to guide us in working towards o Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Children’s Heart Federation

Contact: Jackie Stretton on 020 7422 0630 or email [email protected]

1 in every 133 children is born with a heart defect. Our vision is of a society in which all children with congenital heart disease can live life to the full because their medical, educational and social needs have been met Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

The Connection at St Martin's

Contact: Geraldine Ellis on 020 7766 5555

The Connection at St Martin's helps homeless by providing specialist services – including a day and night centre, outreach for rough sleepers, skills training and career advice, activity programmes and specialist support for complex needs – to 200 peo Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Breast Cancer Care

Contact: The events team on 0845 092 0804

Great North Run - Every 11 minutes someone in the UK receives the devastating news that they have breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care is here for anyone affected by breast cancer by providing support and information Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Dreams Come True

Contact: Shoina Lloyd, on 01730 811430

Dreams Come True brings joy to children with terminal and serious illnesses by fulfilling their treasured dreams. In the last twenty years we have helped make over 4000 dreams come true. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact: The Events Team on 0207 8407878

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Leonard Cheshire Disability

Contact: The Events Team on 0870 420 4301

Leonard Cheshire Disability supports over 21,000 disabled people in the UK and works in 52 countries. We campaign for change and provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Sustrans

Contact: Kate Jones on 0845 8380651 or [email protected]

Sustrans is the charity that’s enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day. Our vision is a world in which people choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. www.sust Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Child Bereavement Charity

Contact: Emma Riley on 01494 479746

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Children’s Hospices UK

Contact: Helen Hill on 0117 989 7838

National charity, Children’s Hospices UK gives voice and support to all children’s hospices. Its vision is for every life-limited child and their family to have access to the highest standards of care close to home. Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

Walk The Walk

Walk the Walk takes teams of women and men all over the world as we Power Walk our way to raising money and awareness for breast cancer care and cancer causes Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

"20-20 Voice" Cancer

Contact: Please call us on 07757 382970 or 0116 2997760 or email us at [email protected]

Our aim: To provide up to the minute equipment to ensure early diagnosis of oral/throat cancers, thus enabling far earlier treatment, saving hospital time & money not to mention patient stress. Ultimately we will save voices! Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

ActionAid

Contact: Contact Emily Clouston on +44 (0)207 561 7681

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Action for Children

Contact: Action for Children Running Team on 0207 704 7034 or [email protected]

Action for Children is committed to helping the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential. We support over 146,000 children, young people and their fa Read more.

 
 
 
 
 

CLIC Sargent

Contact: Our Running Team on 0845 602 4770 or email us at [email protected]

CLIC Sargent is the only charity offering children with cancer and their families all round clinical, practical and emotional support and social care. Read more.

 
 
 
 
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