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Charities

Entries for charity places in the 2019 Brighton Marathon are now available.

Running for a charity gives you additional motivation. It increases your focus on those long winter nights and when the training gets tough it makes completing your Marathon even more rewarding. Every charity will offer you incentives to help you reach your fundraising goals, as well as invaluable support and advice in the lead up to, and on your big day.

Please find a list of our 2019 participating charities and search function below.

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  • No. 1089464
    Show cancer what you’re made of. Your place in team Cancer Research UK is right here waiting for you. We're the only charity fighting all 200 cancers. Every step you'll take, helps the fight to beat cancer sooner. Join our team and make your marathon a day to remember.
  • No. 216401
    We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK. We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of prevention. Together we can rebuild children's lives and prevent abuse from ruining any more. Join #TeamNSPCC today
  • No. 296645
    Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia; providing information and support, improving care, funding research and creating change.
  • No. 1005541
    One man dies from prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the UK. Help us stop prostate cancer being a killer.
  • No. 219830
    We're Mind, the mental health charity. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Help change lives, join Team Mind today.
  • No. 225971
    Join the British Heart Foundation team. Run for Research. For a cures. For treatments. For saving lives. Become a Heart Runner. Power life-saving research.
  • No. 1062559
    Cancer kills more young people in the UK than any other disease. For every young person we support, there's another we can't. Run with us so that together, we can reach more young people with cancer. We’ll support you with expert training and fundraising advice, and lots of support on the day.
  • No. 261017
    Run with Team Macmillan in Brighton Marathon 2018 and help ensure absolutely no one faces cancer alone. We guarantee you’ll have the run of a lifetime with dedicated support all the way, including fundraising & training packs, free running vest, loudest cheers on course and a free post-race massage!
  • No. 256789
    Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for Sussex. Since 2003 we have been caring for children with life-shortening illnesses, providing care at the hospice and in the home. Make your marathon count and join our birthday team to help us celebrate 15 years of children’s hospice care in Sussex.
  • No. 1060508
    Tommy’s fund research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth and provide pregnancy health information. We believe it’s unacceptable that one in four women lose a baby during pregnancy and birth
  • No. 1081247
    There's more to WWF than pandas. We’re known for pioneering work to save and protect iconic wildlife, but that's only part of the story. Our ultimate goal is people living in harmony with nature. We spend a lot of time working with communities, politicians and businesses. Be part of Team Panda!
  • No. 1077085
    Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity. As research experts, we fund world-class pioneering scientists to find preventions, treatments and a cure for dementia.
  • No. 291646
    Every hour, someone in the UK loses their sight. Every step counts. Every penny counts. Make it count for Guide Dogs at the 2019 Brighton Marathon.
  • No. 295672
    Make-A-Wish® UK grants magical wishes to enrich the lives of critically ill children. Join The Wish Hero team today and transform the lives of critically ill children. For more information contact the Events Team at runs@makeawish.org.uk or on 01276 405 089.
  • No. 1139257
    Run for the MS Society and every step you take will bring us closer to stopping MS. To get in touch with the Events Team please email running@mssociety.org.uk or call 0300 500 8084.
  • No. 207994
    Help people living with a terminal illness. Run Brighton Marathon with Team Marie Curie. Every step you run will help people make the most of the time they have left.
  • No. 258197
    We're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.
  • No. 1017658
    Breast Cancer Care is there to help people through one of the biggest challenges they will ever face – breast cancer. They help people live life with breast cancer and beyond.
  • No. 1107328
    When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health. We provide specialist support, to help and guide each young cancer patient and their family.
  • No. 1160024
    Seriously ill children across the UK come to Great Ormond Street Hospital every day, and every day is a chance for you to make a difference. Join us in 2019.
  • No. 1125038
    Ovarian cancer can be devastating. 11 women die every day and ovarian cancer faces chronic underfunding compared to other cancers. Join Team Target to raise awareness, fund research and save lives.
  • No. 1155322
    Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, yet has been one of the least researched. We’re determined to change this. Research is the key and we’re dedicated solely to funding pioneering research to give patients a better chance.
  • No. 1137689
    Pancreatic Cancer Action is a national charity that aims to improve the 5% survival rate of pancreatic cancer by improving early diagnosis through awareness campaigns, funding research and providing patient information
  • No. 1160558
    We’ve got an incredible opportunity to stop breast cancer and save lives. And it starts right now – with each of us. Join #TeamNow for Brighton Marathon, and help us fund live-saving breast cancer research.
  • No. 206394
    Battersea aim never to turn away a dog or cat, caring for them no matter how long it takes. We are determined to create lasting change for animals in society.
  • No. 206002
    We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with issues like trauma, anxiety, depression and PTSD.
  • No. 206186
    Epilepsy Society is the UKs leading medical epilepsy charity. Our vision is to make possible a future where epilepsy will be treated effectively, cured and potentially prevented.
  • No. 1122071
    Everyday a baby is born who will develop mitochondrial disease by the age of 16. The Lily Foundation is the UK’s leading charity, funding research into its prevention, supporting families and raising vital awareness. Join team Lily and together we will fight mito!
  • No. 1039404
    Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service.
  • No. 1146420
    Don’t Run Alone. Join our Fundraising Army. Together for The Soldiers’ Charity!
  • No. 283686
    Our mission is reaching out to transform end of life care for the people of East Sussex from Eastbourne to Uckfield and all points in between.
  • No. 5658041
    Pancreatic cancer is a tough one but we’re taking it on. We are supporting those affected by the disease, investing in ground breaking research, lobbying for greater recognition of pancreatic cancer and being a voice for everyone involved in the fight. Together we are taking on pancreatic cancer.
  • No. 326730
    Join Team Breathe today, and help the British Lung Foundation give hope, help and a voice to over 12 million people affected by lung conditions in the UK!
  • No. 294354
    The MND Association improves care and support for people with motor neurone disease, their families and carers and fund vital research that will bring us closer to a cure.
  • No. 211015
    We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. With over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK, your support will change their lives by funding vital services and lifesaving research into treatment and prevention.
  • No. 215199
    We are Diabetes UK. Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK.
  • No. 203644
    As the leading cat welfare charity we have thousands of cats in our care at any one time. Every cat is given a health check, blood test, and inoculations, micro-chipping and neutering where necessary, which costs us an average £150 per cat. This vital care is only possible due to cat lovers like you
  • No. 1119105
    Bowel & Cancer Research looks forward to a day when no one will die of bowel cancer or have to live with chronic bowel disease.
  • No. 1061001
    At St Johns school and college we support our young people with complex learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions, to achieve the possible and to live life to the full.
  • No. 281362
    St Catherine's Hospice provides expert care to terminally ill people when life comes full circle. With your support, we’re determined that no-one in West Sussex and East Surrey will face death and dying alone.
  • No. 1110621
    Founded in 2006, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. CALM’s free, confidential, and anonymous helpline & webchat are open every day, 5pm-midnight. For more info, visit thecalmzone.net.
  • No. 1121561
    Ellenor offers care and support to families facing terminal illness. We are the only charity in Kent that provides hospice care for all ages – babies, children and adults - and their families.
  • No. 802364
    We work to stop asthma attacks and, ultimately, cure asthma by funding world leading research and scientists, campaigning for change and supporting people with asthma to reduce their risk of a potentially life threatening asthma attack.
  • No. 1133542
    jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. Our Vision is a future where cervical cancer is eradicated.
  • No. 1046826
    At Isabel Hospice we provide palliative care which aims to improve the quality of life for people who are living with any life-limiting illness in eastern Hertfordshire. We care for people at home, as well as at our In-Patient Unit.
  • No. 1051736
    Heads On is the official charity for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, funding patient and family support, pioneering research, special projects and transforming our mental health hospitals into welcoming environments.
  • No. 207711
    Arthritis Research UK invests in breakthrough treatments, the best information and vital support for everyone affected by arthritis.
  • No. 219432
    We’re there for people when they need us, which could be any time of day or night.
  • No. 802145
    Martlets is a charity that cares for people living through a terminal illness in and around Brighton and Hove. Our care is only free thanks to the generosity of local people. Every donation changes lives.
  • No. 1171274
    The Norrie Disease Foundation provides support to families in the UK affected by Norrie disease, a rare genetic condition causing boys to be born blind and develop progressive hearing loss.
  • No. 293968
    We are Pilgrims, east Kent’s largest hospice charity. We help people facing incurable illness to live well in every moment. We have proudly provided skilled and compassionate care, completely free of charge, to patients and families across east Kent for over thirty years.
  • No. 1158046
    FBB is a charity that uses football as a catalyst for creating change in the attitude, performance and aspirations of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, through delivering our football-themed curriculum.
  • No. 1061359
    Winston's Wish helps children, young people and families rebuild their lives after the death of a parent or sibling, enabling them to face the future with confidence and hope.
  • No. 1002973
    Run for Bliss, the UK’s leading charity for the 95, 000 babies born needing neonatal care every year.
  • No. 1056114
    St Peter & St James Hospice, based in Sussex, provides expert and compassionate hospice care to people living with life-limiting illness, their families and friends.
  • No. 1095197
    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 best care and develop life-saving treatments.
  • No. 1117303
    Each October Dreamflight takes a plane full of amazing children, with a serious illness or disability, for their holiday of a lifetime to Florida.
  • No. 1098528
    1 in 6 people in the UK are affected by a neurological condition and we are the only UK charity providing support across the full range of over 350 conditions.
  • No. 1121258
    Against Breast Cancer funds research into secondary spread, which claims a staggering 1000 lives a month in the UK and is the main cause of breast cancer-related deaths.
  • Our mission is to end educational inequality. Our work involves partnerships with schools, businesses and communities who share our vision that no child's success should be limited by their background.
  • No. 1101441
    Run for Refugees with Children on the Edge and bring hope, life, colour and fun to forgotten children. We support displaced or refugee children in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Lebanon.
  • No. 288527
    Terrence Higgins Trust is the leading UK charity dedicated to supporting people living with and affected by HIV. Join our team to help stop HIV in its tracks.
  • No. 216032
    Run with Team Bloodwise and be part of the team that changes the world for people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood disorders.
  • No. 1177858
    Square Pegs Arts runs high quality Theatre and Arts projects and activities for children, young people and adults who have autism, learning disabilities, social communication difficulties. We celebrate difference!
  • No. 1117148
    We work to make life better for people with Crohn’s and Colitis, and lead the mission to find a cure. Join us in the fight.
  • No. 219099
    All our RSPCA Team Animal Brighton Marathon runners benefit from: • An RSPCA branded running vest • Iron on vest letters • Running fundraising pack • Goodies for your friends and family cheering you on. • Facebook group to talk to other RSPCA runners before the race day and share your experiences.
  • No. 1000739
    World Cancer Research Fund is the UK’s leading cancer prevention charity. We fund global research into the links between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer. Our work empowers people to take action to lead healthier, happier, cancer-free lives.
  • No. 1118361
    Seven teenagers a day are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. Teens Unite brings those aged 13-24 together by organising workshops and residential stays to help overcome the long-lasting social, emotional and physical effects of a cancer diagnosis.
  • No. 234343
    Join our team and help more people get the support they need to beat the challenges of life with epilepsy. Tel: 0113 210 8824 epilepsy.org.uk
  • No. 801382
    The Kent MS Therapy Centre supports people with Multiple Sclerosis by providing a range of non-invasive therapies which help to relieve the symptoms of MS and improve quality of life.
  • No. 1147195
    The Sussex Cancer Fund works with the NHS to create new and improved facilities providing the best possible cancer care for Sussex.
  • No. 1035810
    Endometriosis devastates the lives of women and their families. Endometriosis UK helps them take back control by providing vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by endometriosis.
  • No. 289154
    St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in east Suffolk living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual's needs, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice.
  • No. 1162649
    We use cricket to deliver accessible and enjoyable opportunities that grow the sport, tackle inequalities, improve health and wellbeing and enable people to fulfil their potential.
  • No. 7086155
    Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. As an independent hospice we need to secure £7.45 million every year in order to deliver our services free of charge to patients and their loved ones.
  • No. 1146777
    Join Team CTS and help ensure no young person in Brighton is sleeping out on the streets. We provide facilities and individualised support helping young people break away from homelessness.
  • No. 1090133
    Run 4 Cancer is a cancer respite charity with a sporting focus, providing relief from the difficulties of living with cancer. Our respite gives families the chance to spend quality time together whilst providing valuable memories.
  • No. 1078201
    The Connection at St Martin’s is a homelessness charity in central London. We provide immediate relief from homelessness around the clock and long-term support leading to housing, work and independence.
  • No. 1018759
    Rockinghorse has been supporting sick children in Sussex for over 50 years. It is the official fundraising arm of the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and proud supporter of the Trevor Mann Baby Unit in Brighton.
  • No. 1103667
    The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and community aid to relieve poverty and distress among retired Gurkha soldiers, their families and communities in Nepal.
  • No. 1111504
    Our vision is of a world in which all women and their babies can access safe and appropriate childbirth regardless of where they live.
  • No. 1051681
    Amnesty International UK works to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. We defend human rights whenever and wherever they are under threat.
  • No. 256789
    St Barnabas House offers specialist palliative care both within the hospice and in the comfort of patients’ homes, to adults with advanced progressive life-limiting illnesses.
  • No. 1171195
    We fund extra medical equipment, research, facilities, and more at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals in London. Join the team to transform the lives of thousands of patients every year.
  • No. 280825
    We provide free, expert care and support when it matters most to people living with life-limiting illness across West Herts and South Bucks. We also support their family, loved ones and carers.
  • No. 1114634
    For 10 years, brainstrust has been supporting brain tumour patients, their families and carers. Our aim is to ensure everyone diagnosed access the help they need. We'll help them understand and take control so they can secure the best possible outcome for their situation.
  • No. 1084729
    World Child Cancer improves the diagnosis, treatment and support of children with cancer in the developing world and their families.
  • No. 1050291
    The Bridge Trust is a small charity in Kent which provides good quality accommodation with support for the homeless. To date they have provided a home to over 700 people.
  • No. 1079049
    Join Team CF and help us fight for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis! We fund cutting-edge research, drive up standards of care and support families living with cystic fibrosis.
  • No. 1020192
    Grace Eyre works throughout the South East to support people with learning disabilities to transform their lives and achieve their dreams and wishes.
  • No. 1108298
    Thames Hospice provide expert nursing and medical care, with emotional and practical support for adults who have illnesses from which they are not expected to recover.
  • No. 1092857
    The Treloar Trust provides education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training to young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK and overseas.
  • No. 1096479
    ShelterBox provides emergency disaster relief across the globe. We rely on all our supporters, without you ShelterBox could not continue delivering aid and shelter to those who need it most.
  • No. 1044296
    Haven House has supported over 900 families, looking after children and young people aged from birth to 19 years old who have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions within our local community.
  • No. 295716
    JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, funds world-class research to treat, prevent and one day, cure this condition.
  • No. 1150054
    The Brain Tumour Charity fund pioneering research to increase survival, raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours and provide support for everyone affected to improve quality of life.
  • No. 1046047
    The Change Foundation uses the power of sport and dance to transform the lives of marginalised young people in London, the UK and across the world.
  • No. 228089
    Since 1921, Help Musicians UK have helped thousands of musicians establish themselves in the music business, get through a serious crisis, cope with long term difficulties and enjoy retirement. For many it’s a lifeline.
  • No. 1021367
    As an independent charity - funded almost entirely by public donations - the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance can deliver exceptional care to people that need it the most.
  • No. 802047
    We provide families with a free 'home away from home' while their child is undergoing treatment in hospitals across the UK; enabling families to maintain a degree of normal life.
  • No. 1103836
    Best known for the rescue, hand-rearing and reintegration of orphaned elephants, we work to protect threatened wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Join #TeamDSWT and run for elephants lives now!