Charity Entries

To get a charity place in the Richmond RUNFEST, please contact our charities:

Welcome to our wonderful charities who have places in all our events. Public entries in the Richmond Marathon have now sold out. The good news is you can still get a Marathon place by running for the below charities who have guaranteed places in all our events. Hurry, they are going fast!

Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact The Challenge Events Team on 0300 1000 200 or email

Join Team Macmillan today to help support people affected by cancer. We’ll give you the best experience, the biggest cheers, and the greatest reason to run! We’re here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can.

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Alzheimer’s Society

Contact The Running Team on 0330 333 0804 or email

Every three minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with dementia and there’s currently no cure.’ By 2021, it’s predicted that one million people will have the condition. By joining team Alzheimer’s Society you can provide life changing support and funding research into a cure to put an end to dementia for good.

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Contact The Events Team on 020 8215 2449 or email

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Join the movement for better mental health today and be part of something great!

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Cancer Research UK

Contact The Team on 0300 123 5461 or email

Today, 1 in 2 people now survive cancer; we want to get to 3 in 4 by 2034. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. Cancer is happening right now. You can help beat it sooner. Join our team and help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

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Children With Cancer UK - Charity of the Year 2021

Contact The Sports Team on 020 7404 0808 or email

Children with Cancer UK are delighted to be Charity of the Year at this fantastic event in 2021. As a charity we actively raise and invest money for vital specialist research that would otherwise go unfunded to save the lives of every child with cancer to keep their family together. We can’t do this without your help, so join our team today.

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British Heart Foundation

Contact Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 222 5719 or email

Heart and circulatory disease is one of the UK’s biggest killers. BHF has been funding life saving research to help stop the sudden and unexpected devastation that heart and circulatory disease causes. Today 435 people will still lose their lives. This is unacceptable – but together we can change it.

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Breast Cancer Now

Contact The Events Team on 0345 092 0804 or email

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, providing support for today and hope for the future.

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British Red Cross

Contact The Challenge Team on 0344 412 2877 or email

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes.

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Stroke Association

Contact The Team on 0300 330 0740 or email

Every five minutes someone has a stroke. We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. By joining #TeamStroke you will help us to support people in rebuilding their lives. Our friendly team will be here to support you every step of the way.

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Contact the Events Team on 01483 426333 or email

WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation. We are working against the clock to clean our oceans, protect our forests and tackle climate change, helping people and nature to continue to thrive.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital

Contact The Challenge Team on 020 3841 3164 or email

With your support, we can continue to provide world-class care to the thousands of children that come to Great Ormond Street Hospital every year. Sign up to Team GOSH and give seriously ill children the chance of a better future.

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Contact The Team on 0207 627 7893 or email

Battersea is here for every dog and cat, and has been since 1860. We believe that every dog and cat deserves the best. That's why we help every dog and cat in need

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Parkinson's UK

Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1328 or email

Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's. As the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity we're leading the work to find a cure, and we're closer than ever.

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Meningitis Research Foundation

Contact Ellie on 0333 405 6248 or email

We fund research towards defeating meningitis and septicaemia and support those affected.

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Princess Alice Hospice

Contact The Team on 01372 461808 or email

We are a hospice providing free, outstanding end of life care

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Riding for the Disabled Association

Contact Cat on 01926 405 979 or email

Enriching Lives Through Horses

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Help Musicians UK

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 7239 9158 or email

Help Musicians UK is the leading UK charity for musicians of all genres

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World Cancer Research Fund

Contact Priyanka Kotecha on 020 7343 4290 or email

The UK’s leading cancer prevention charity.

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Smile Train

Contact Jonathan on 020 3805 7788 or email

An international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate

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Safe Child Thailand

Contact The Team on 0207 602 6203 or email

Change a child’s life! Join us to keep vulnerable children in Thailand safe.

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Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact The Sporting Events Team on 01223 896 663 or email

Over 850,000 people live with the dementia in the UK. Alzheimer’s Research UK firmly believes in the power of research to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. Join our team today!

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World Obesity Federation

Contact Margot on 07784858445 or email

Stride towards a healthy world – one step at a time

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Age UK Richmond

Contact Aydee on 020 8878 3358 or email

Helping older people live healthier, happier and more independent lives

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Royal Trinity Hospice

Contact Molly Collard on 020 7787 3234 or email

Going above and beyond to help our patients and their families live every moment they have left as fully as possible.

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Contact Simone on 020 38051790 or email

SANE is a leading national mental health charity

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The Mulberry Centre

Contact Jo on 0208 321 6304 or email

Help us in our mission to provide information and support for anyone affected by cancer.

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Meningitis Now

Contact The Events Team on 01453 768 000 or email

Join #TeamTangerine and help us kick meningitis into touch

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Target Ovarian Cancer

Contact The Team on 020 7923 5474 or email

Target Ovarian Cancer. Together we can raise awareness, fund research and save lives.

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All Dogs Matter

Contact The Team on 0208 341 3196 or email

We’re a rescue charity working to transform all dogs’ lives.

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Contact The WaterAid Team on 020 7793 4594 or email

WaterAid is determined to make clean water normal for everyone, everywhere.

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