Official Local Charities
If you would like to run for one of our local charity partners you will need to contact them directly to apply for a charity place. If you have already entered the race, that’s not a problem, you can still fundraise for them by contacting them to requesting a fundraising pack.Once you have decided which charity you would like to run for and secured your place, it is time to start fundraising by setting up a JustGiving fundraising page!
The Christie in Manchester is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres and an international leader in research. Treating more than 40,000 patients each year, we are committed to helping all those affected by cancer. Nothing at The Christie exists in isolation; it is the combination of everything we do that makes The Christie the special place it is. Your fundraising enables us to develop these vital areas which make up The Christie.
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ROYAL MANCHESTER CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital charity raises money to ensure continued excellence in treatment, care and research at the largest single-site children’s hospital in the UK. The support of the Charity means that the hospital can provide additional resources that make life easier for patients and their families who use the hospital.
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ABF THE SOLDIERS’ CHARITY
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s National Charity Since 1944. We support all Serving Soldiers, Former Soldiers and their Families for Life.
AGAINST BREAST CANCER
We fund pioneering research to prevent secondary spread, the main cause of breast cancer related deaths. Join us; run for a future free from breast cancer.
Leukaemia, lymphoma, blood cancers – we can cure them all. Run for us and save the lives of people across the UK in desperate need of bone marrow transplants.
BONE CANCER RESEARCH TRUST
The Bone Cancer Research Trust is the leading charity dedicated to fighting primary bone cancer. Join #TeamBones today. Run until there’s a cure.
BRITISH LIVER TRUST
We are a small charity – your sponsorship will help support our helpline, information and campaigning for everyone affected by any liver condition. Thank you.
The UK’s leading Veterans’ mental health charity. Mental ill-health affects ex-Service men and women of all ages. We’re currently supporting over 6,004 Veterans aged 18 to 97.
‘The type 1 diabetes charity! We fund world class research and won’t stop until we find a cure to create a world without type 1 diabetes’.
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT
One in three of us will get cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support needs people to join our team to help us provide vital services and reach everyone affected.
MAG helps millions of people affected by armed violence and conflict in Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia.
ONCE UPON A SMILE
Once Upon a Smile provides emotional and practical support to bereaved children during their time of need to enable them to move forward.
ST. ANN’S HOSPICE
St Ann’s Hospice is a local charity which cares for thousands of patients with life limiting illnesses from across Greater Manchester every year.
THE JOSHUA WILSON BRAIN TUMOUR CHARITY
Giving help and hope to children & their families who have brain tumours, post surgery disabilities & others along Josh’s Journey.
Uplift is a new charity providing a positive environment for young women with breast cancer to form support networks with others in the same situation.
Provides sporting, educational and outdoor activities for organ transplant children, adults and young carers. Change a life today and run for #TeamMotiv8
POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE CHARITY
PKD is a life-threatening, inherited condition that can cause kidney failure. We support those affected, their families and carers, raise awareness and fund research
With over 100 children bereaved of a parent every day in the UK, we support children through the most fundamental loss they will ever face.
JUST A DROP
We work at a grassroots level to support marginalised communities around the world with access to sustainable clean water solutions, sanitation facilities and knowledge of safe hygiene practices.
The national charity supporting those living with ataxia, and funding research aiming to find treatments and a cure for the ataxias in the coming years.
VETERANS FOR WILDLIFE
Veterans for Wildlife is an international charity committed to the protection of wildlife and the world’s critically endangered species
BLUE SKIES HOSPITAL FUND
Providing the best healthcare to all patients across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre by buying new and innovative medical equipment and enhancing patient experience for all.
HELP FOR HEROES
We provide support for the Armed Forces community whose lives are affected by service, helping veterans and their families through physical and emotional rehabilitation