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The UK's most comprehensive calendar of charity runs. Search by date, location or map to find a charity run near you or browse to discover your perfect event.

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Great South Run FREE entry
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Great South Run FREE entry

Get FREE entry into the world's most popular 10-miler when you raise £200 for Smile Train.

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South Coast Ultra Challenge

South Coast Ultra Challenge

Join Team Cats for an epic endurance adventure on the South Coast to help make a better life for UK cats & get money off!

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Charity runs in the UK

Our charity runs page has everything you need to know about running for charity. Sign up for a local event or find out how to secure a charity place in runs like London Marathon and Great North Run. Filter by place to find a local run or scroll down for the biggest running events in the UK.

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Charity places in marathons

Find a marathon to run for charity - just select your event, choose a charity and click 'Get charity place' to get signed up!

The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your first marathon. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £35-£37
Barnstaple, Devon, UK

RUN Barnstaple | Marathon

The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your first marathon. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!

  • 26.2 miles road running
A world record-breaking road race around a historic city on a route featuring the Brandenburg Gate and iconic sights. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2024, this is going to be a race to remember!
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • €205
Berlin, Germany

BMW Berlin Marathon

A world record-breaking road race around a historic city on a route featuring the Brandenburg Gate and iconic sights. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2024, this is going to be a race to remember!

  • 26.2 miles road running
Thousands of runners (and walkers) of all abilities will tackle the flat, traffic-free course past the city's historic sites to a cracking Yorkshire atmosphere! Team relay challenge available too.
  • Sun 20 Oct
  • £65-£67
  • 6 charities
York, North Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire Marathon

Thousands of runners (and walkers) of all abilities will tackle the flat, traffic-free course past the city's historic sites to a cracking Yorkshire atmosphere! Team relay challenge available too.

  • 26.2 miles road running
Europe's 5th largest marathon follows a city centre lap perfect for marathon running. Much-loved and always oversubscribed, it's super-friendly and unmissable.
  • Sun 27 Oct
  • £35
  • 3 charities
Dublin, Ireland

Irish Life Dublin Marathon

Europe's 5th largest marathon follows a city centre lap perfect for marathon running. Much-loved and always oversubscribed, it's super-friendly and unmissable.

  • 26.2 miles road running
One of the UK's most popular marathons, boasting a new and beautiful seaside course with superb local support, making it a truly sensational running experience. Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 6 Apr 2025
  • £59.99-£69.99
  • 24 charities
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Brighton Marathon

One of the UK's most popular marathons, boasting a new and beautiful seaside course with superb local support, making it a truly sensational running experience. Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 26.2 miles road running
The second-largest marathon on the planet over a flat course in one of the world's most iconic cities, the Paris Marathon boasts an incomparable backdrop. Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 13 Apr 2025
  • £20-£120
  • 17 charities
Paris, France

Schneider Electric Paris Marathon

The second-largest marathon on the planet over a flat course in one of the world's most iconic cities, the Paris Marathon boasts an incomparable backdrop. Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 26.2 miles road running
Be part of the world’s biggest marathon and earn the coveted finisher’s medal and New Balance T-shirt by taking on the virtual TCS London Marathon MyWay. Charity places available for 2025.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £30
  • 1 charity
Anywhere

TCS London Marathon MyWay

Be part of the world’s biggest marathon and earn the coveted finisher’s medal and New Balance T-shirt by taking on the virtual TCS London Marathon MyWay. Charity places available for 2025.

  • 26.2 miles road running
Experience the UK’s friendliest and flattest major marathon with huge crowd support on a route with PB potential plus chunky medals and relay options.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £59
  • 11 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

adidas Manchester Marathon

Experience the UK’s friendliest and flattest major marathon with huge crowd support on a route with PB potential plus chunky medals and relay options.

  • 26.2 miles road running
Experience the renowned atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world, with its grand finale on The Mall itself! Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £50-£100
  • 8 charities
London, UK

TCS London Marathon

Experience the renowned atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world, with its grand finale on The Mall itself! Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 26.2 miles road running
Fast, flat and beautifully scenic with Edinburgh Castle as the backdrop, this marathon route takes you along the coastline and sells out every year so go for it and enter!
  • Sun 25 May 2025
  • £77.50-£79.50
  • 16 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Marathon

Fast, flat and beautifully scenic with Edinburgh Castle as the backdrop, this marathon route takes you along the coastline and sells out every year so go for it and enter!

  • 26.2 miles road running
The relay is a chance for a team of four to join forces and complete the Edinburgh Marathon. The 26.2 miles is split into four legs, each runner will run one leg plus you'll receive matching medals!
  • Sun 25 May 2025
  • £134.50-£176
  • 4 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Marathon Festival | Hairy Haggis Team Relay

The relay is a chance for a team of four to join forces and complete the Edinburgh Marathon. The 26.2 miles is split into four legs, each runner will run one leg plus you'll receive matching medals!

  • 26.2 miles road running

Charity places in half marathons

Find a half marathon and join a charity team - just select your event, choose a charity and click 'Get charity place' to get signed up!

A seriously flat and rapid point-to-point course with a downhill profile along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £41.50-£48.50
  • 8 charities
Tranent, East Lothian, UK

Scottish Half Marathon

A seriously flat and rapid point-to-point course with a downhill profile along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!

  • 13.1 miles road running
The Big Half promises a party atmosphere on a landmark-packed, half marathon route which follows some of the famous marathon course in reverse!
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £15
London, UK

The Big Half

The Big Half promises a party atmosphere on a landmark-packed, half marathon route which follows some of the famous marathon course in reverse!

  • 13.1 miles road running
The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your first half marathon. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £30-£32
Barnstaple, Devon, UK

RUN Barnstaple | Half Marathon

The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your first half marathon. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!

  • 13.1 miles road running
An iconic road race around Wales' capital offering a flat course from the castle to the marina and over the Cardiff Bay barrage! Charity runners, entertainment, huge crowd support and Event Village.
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • FREE-£78
  • 3 charities
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK

Cardiff Half Marathon

An iconic road race around Wales' capital offering a flat course from the castle to the marina and over the Cardiff Bay barrage! Charity runners, entertainment, huge crowd support and Event Village.

  • 13.1 miles road running
With a city centre start and finish, this is a celebration of everything that is great about Glasgow: inspiring urban architecture, green spaces, history, music, strength, spirit and great people.
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £33-£39
  • 6 charities
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

Great Scottish Run Half Marathon

With a city centre start and finish, this is a celebration of everything that is great about Glasgow: inspiring urban architecture, green spaces, history, music, strength, spirit and great people.

  • 13.1 miles road running
A stunning central London half marathon taking in four Royal Parks and some of the capital's world-famous landmarks on closed roads. Charity places now available for 2024.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • FREE-£41.60
  • 1 charity
London, UK

Royal Parks Half Marathon

A stunning central London half marathon taking in four Royal Parks and some of the capital's world-famous landmarks on closed roads. Charity places now available for 2024.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Runners will enjoy the fast, flat and beautiful route through University Parks and the historic Oxford City Centre whilst celebrating running and movement with entertainment and cheering fans!
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • FREE-£47.92
Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

Oxford Half Marathon

Runners will enjoy the fast, flat and beautiful route through University Parks and the historic Oxford City Centre whilst celebrating running and movement with entertainment and cheering fans!

  • 13.1 miles road running
Sun... Sea... Running as it should be. Run along both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers on a stunning coastal route as part of the Run Bournemouth weekend running festival.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £41-£48.50
  • 14 charities
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Bournemouth Half Marathon

Sun... Sea... Running as it should be. Run along both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers on a stunning coastal route as part of the Run Bournemouth weekend running festival.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Fast and flat through historic streets on a two-lap course that avoids the city's hills. Voted 3rd best UK running event by the Daily Telegraph.
  • Sun 16 Mar 2025
  • £55
  • 4 charities
Bath, Somerset, UK

Bath Half Marathon

Fast and flat through historic streets on a two-lap course that avoids the city's hills. Voted 3rd best UK running event by the Daily Telegraph.

  • 13.1 miles road running
A spirited Central London run with live music, upbeat DJs, street-dancers and inspiring themes on a landmark-packed route with closed roads. Charity places available for 2025.
  • Sun 6 Apr 2025
  • £10-£65.99
  • 28 charities
London, UK

London Landmarks Half Marathon

A spirited Central London run with live music, upbeat DJs, street-dancers and inspiring themes on a landmark-packed route with closed roads. Charity places available for 2025.

  • 13.1 miles road running
The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £44-£52
  • 4 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.

  • 13.1 miles road running
One of the capital's favourite running events thanks to its fusion of running, music and culture and part of a weekend-long festival taking over the borough. Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • FREE-£30
  • 26 charities
London, UK

Hackney Half Marathon

One of the capital's favourite running events thanks to its fusion of running, music and culture and part of a weekend-long festival taking over the borough. Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Just before the Marathon, the Half follows the same fast and flat route from the iconic castle and city sights to the coast for an explosive finish and offers genuine PB potential.
  • Sun 25 May 2025
  • £42.75-£44.75
  • 14 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Half Marathon

Just before the Marathon, the Half follows the same fast and flat route from the iconic castle and city sights to the coast for an explosive finish and offers genuine PB potential.

  • 13.1 miles road running

Charity places in 10K runs

Secure your place on the start line of one of these 10K runs - just select your event, choose a charity and click 'Get charity place' to get signed up!

A seriously flat and rapid course with downhill sections along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £33-£41.50
  • 8 charities
Musselburgh, East Lothian, UK

Scottish 10K

A seriously flat and rapid course with downhill sections along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!

  • 10 km road running
If you need a goal to motivate you, the Men’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £25.50-£35.25
  • 7 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Men's 10K Edinburgh

If you need a goal to motivate you, the Men’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.

  • 10 km road running
A capital city 10K on a flat course with closed roads and world-famous landmarks! Cheering crowds, great medal, family-friendly run and wellness festival too. Charity places available for 2024.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £46.50
  • 6 charities
London, UK

Vitality London 10,000

A capital city 10K on a flat course with closed roads and world-famous landmarks! Cheering crowds, great medal, family-friendly run and wellness festival too. Charity places available for 2024.

  • 10 km road running
If you need a goal to motivate you, the Women’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £25.50-£35.25
  • 7 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Women's 10K Edinburgh

If you need a goal to motivate you, the Women’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.

  • 10 km road running
The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your 10K. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £30-£32
Barnstaple, Devon, UK

RUN Barnstaple | 10K

The flat and fast course makes it the ideal setting to achieve a PB, whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to take on your 10K. Go the distance for your local hospice this year!

  • 10 km road running
With a city centre start and finish, this is a celebration of everything that is great about Glasgow: inspiring urban architecture, green spaces, history, music, strength, spirit and great people.
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £28-£32
  • 4 charities
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

Great Scottish Run 10K

With a city centre start and finish, this is a celebration of everything that is great about Glasgow: inspiring urban architecture, green spaces, history, music, strength, spirit and great people.

  • 10 km road running
The flat and fast Supersonic 10K takes in both Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers! Perfect for seasoned runners and newcomers looking to embrace the vibrant atmosphere and beautiful scenery.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £33.50-£41.50
  • 8 charities
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Run Bournemouth | Supersonic 10K

The flat and fast Supersonic 10K takes in both Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers! Perfect for seasoned runners and newcomers looking to embrace the vibrant atmosphere and beautiful scenery.

  • 10 km road running
The UK's most popular 10K run on closed roads in London with tons of winter fun! 1000s of people of all abilities will earn the iconic finisher medal, conquer the cold and help beat cancer.
  • Sun 23 Feb 2025
  • £32-£49
London, UK

Cancer Research UK London Winter Run

The UK's most popular 10K run on closed roads in London with tons of winter fun! 1000s of people of all abilities will earn the iconic finisher medal, conquer the cold and help beat cancer.

  • 10 km road running
An exciting 10K on a flat and fast course perfect for all abilities, as part of the atmospheric Brighton Marathon Weekend complete with Beach Village.
  • Sun 6 Apr 2025
  • £39.99
  • 2 charities
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Brighton Marathon Weekend | BM10K

An exciting 10K on a flat and fast course perfect for all abilities, as part of the atmospheric Brighton Marathon Weekend complete with Beach Village.

  • 10 km road running
The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £37-£45
  • 7 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Great Manchester Run 10K

The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.

  • 10 km road running
This event kicks off the Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend in style, in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park on a route with striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.
  • Sat 24 May 2025
  • £31-£42
  • 15 charities
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh 10K

This event kicks off the Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend in style, in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park on a route with striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.

  • 10 km road running
The most iconic capital city 10K! Live bands, DJs and cheering crowds on a closed road route past Westminster Bridge, The London Eye, Regent Street and Big Ben. Charity places available for 2025.
  • Sun 13 Jul 2025
  • FREE-£50
  • 3 charities
London, UK

Saucony London 10K

The most iconic capital city 10K! Live bands, DJs and cheering crowds on a closed road route past Westminster Bridge, The London Eye, Regent Street and Big Ben. Charity places available for 2025.

  • 10 km road running

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