A 10K on the Olympic marathon route giving you the glory of a Buckingham Palace finale on The Mall at a shorter distance.
England’s capital city plays host to a wide variety of distances and events, including the popular London 10,000 - the perfect event to see London's famous landmarks and raise money for a good cause.
Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London, passing many of London’s famous sights including; Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, The Monument, Millennium Bridge, Tate Gallery, Cleopatra’s Needle, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.
Whether it's your first 10K or your thirtieth, London 10,000 is guaranteed to put a smile on your face as you turn the final corner to finish in front of Buckingham Palace to the sound of thousand's cheering you on.
Both spectators and runners can enjoy the Vitality Wellness Festival, taking place in Green Park, 26-27 May. It will feature a variety of family-friendly activities, coaching and a food court.
"I’m 74 and I’ve run the 10000 for the past three years. A fab event for all." - Ivan Mostyn-Scott
"The route, the organisation, music, support along the way, the great atmosphere and the medal, of course" - Patsy Collis
Many runners choose to support a favourite charity when they run the London 10,000 and running with thousands of like-minded entrants is a great way to keep your motivation high as the camaraderie and group support will help see you over the finish line.
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
No one should have to face cancer alone.
Macmillan Cancer Support wants to make sure no one has to face cancer alone. A cancer diagnosis can change everything, so we're here to help you with anything from money worries to advice about work, healthcare options to just needing someone to talk to. We're a constant source of support to people affected by cancer and their families and carers.
As treatments improve, more and more people are living with cancer in their daily lives. We fund specialist health care professionals and build cancer care centres to help provide cutting edge support.
We rely completely on our supporters to help us make sure that people facing the toughest fight of their lives don't have to do it alone.
Registered no: 261017.
We pioneer new cancer treatments to create a future beyond cancer.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world.
From funding state-of-the-art equipment and groundbreaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. For a future beyond cancer.
Registered no: 1095197.
We are the cancer prevention experts
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) is committed to cancer prevention through a healthy diet, nutrition and weight management. We provide people with the information they need to reduce their cancer risk and we were the first charity to link diet and cancer. Over the last 25 years we have made huge steps forward with our cancer prevention research, linking lifestyle factors to cancer risk. We are mostly funded by donations from the general public.
Registered no: 1000739.
Help us be there for young people who need us.
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. We treat them as young people first, cancer patients second and everything we do aims to improve their quality of life and chances of survival.
Registered no: 1062559.
Beating bowel cancer together
Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer with over 16,000 people dying annually of a disease that is preventable, treatable and curable.
We are determined to change that. As the UK's leading bowel cancer charity, our purpose is clear: we are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. We fund targeted research, provide expert information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.
Our vision is of a world where no one dies of bowel cancer, but we can't do this alone. Tomorrow can't wait. Join us and help us stop people dying of bowel cancer today.
Registered no: 1071038.
Making the discoveries that defeat cancer.
We work on all cancer types including children's cancers, pancreatic, brain & lung cancer. Tragically, one in three of us will develop cancer in our lifetime. And even if we are not directly affected, almost all of us will be moved by the pain and suffering cancer causes to a relative or friend.
The ICR is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. Our scientists and clinicians are working every day in our labs to make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives.
Whether you’ve been affected by cancer, or whether you simply want to further world-leading research, please get involved and support us today.
Registered no: 534147.
Helping blind and partially sighted people break down the barriers of sight loss.
Each day in the UK 250 people start losing their sight - leading to isolation, depression and unable to achieve their potential. RNIB won’t stop until every last psychological and physical barrier has gone for good - and you can help smash through them.
Registered no: 226227.
Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Action Medical Research funds research to help thousands of sick and disabled babies and children in the UK. We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives including the first UK polio vaccine, ultrasound scanning in pregnancy and discovering that taking folic acid in pregnancy helps prevent spina bifida. Whether you cycle, run or trek, we need you to help us save tiny lives.
Registered no: 208701.
Leading the battle against Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and other forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Our mission is to work with all those affected by Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis & other forms of IBD to achieve a better quality of life, improve services, & ultimately find a cure.
Registered no: 1117148.
Caring for families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.
We are the leading organisation providing bespoke support for families who have a child with a serious, life-threatening or terminal illness.
We believe that families should not have to cope alone, and offer the whole family support. From diagnosis through treatment and beyond, we are there every step of the way.
Registered no: 1070532.
Caring for the eight Royal Parks in London for everyone to enjoy.
Every year millions of tourists and Londoners visit the eight Royal Parks free of charge - giving opportunity for exploration, enjoyment and healthy living in the heart of the city.
Walks, picnics, sport, entertainment, education and community projects take place throughout the year in the 5000 acres of parkland.
The parks offer fascinating insight into London's heritage, history and architecture with hundreds of buildings, statues and memorials to be admired.
We manage these spaces and almost everything in them. We conserve the parks to ensure future generations can enjoy them too.
Registered no: 10016100.
Funding research to slow, stop and reverse Parkinson’s
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust is the only organisation in the UK solely dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s. At CPT we believe that we are closer than ever to new treatments that for the first time will slow, stop or even reverse the progression of the Parkinson's.
Registered no: 1111816.
Care and support for people with MND, their families and carers.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord leaving people unable to walk, talk or feed themselves. It's fatal with no known cure. We fund vital research into causes, treatments and a cure, providing care and support to those affected and raise awareness of the disease throughout society.
Registered no: 294354.
Saving more women's lives through early diagnosis and treatment.
Ovarian cancer can be devastating, but there is hope. Target Ovarian Cancer saves the lives of more women in the UK by improving early diagnosis, discovering new treatments and offering support to sufferers and their families. We want to help those diagnosed to live their lives to the full.
Registered no: 1125038.