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Run for charity

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.

You can secure a charity place through any of our partner charities listed below.

If you work for a charity, and are interested in getting involved in the Brighton Marathon please email charity@brightonmarathon.co.uk for further information.

Find a Charity

Find a Charity

  • No. 1005541
    One man dies from prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the UK. Help us stop prostate cancer being a killer.
  • 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 is the UK’s biggest killer. We know we can beat it, but we can’t do it alone. Run the Brighton Marathon for Alzheimer’s Society and together we will beat dementia.
  • No. 219830
    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. Help change lives, join Team Mind today.
  • 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. 261017
    Run for Team Macmillan at Brighton Marathon 2019 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. 1060508
    We believe it is unacceptable that one in four women lose a baby during pregnancy and birth. Join Team Tommy's in the Brighton Marathon 2020 and help save babies’ lives.
  • No. 256789
    Run for Team Chestnut. Help provide hospice care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions across Sussex. For creating precious moments. For the memories. For the Now.
  • No. 225971
    At the British Heart Foundation, we support you every step of the way. Fundraising secrets. Top training tips. Deafening cheers when you need them most. So run for us, get the champion treatment.
  • 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. 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 challenge@mssociety.org.uk or call 0300 500 8084.
  • No. 1160024
    Everyday GOSH sees 619 children and young people from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. It’s an extraordinary place that depends on public support. This is your chance to make a difference. Join Team GOSH in 2020 and help give seriously ill children the chance of a better future.
  • No. 1110621
    The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
  • 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. 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. 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. 258197
    We’re on a mission to change attitudes, support one another and find a cure. We're here for everyone, and together we're bringing forward the day when no one fears Parkinson's.
  • No. 1077089
    Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to making life-changing breakthroughs in diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure.
  • 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. 1160558
    Join Team Breast Cancer Care today. Together we can be there with care, support and information for every woman facing breast cancer. We can’t wait to welcome you on board!
  • 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. 1021367
    We strive to save lives by providing the best possible care every minute of the day, every day of the year. Join our team today to keep us flying high!
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 1039404
    Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. When things get challenging or difficult for people with dementia and their families, Admiral Nurses work alongside them, giving the one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions.
  • 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. 1137688
    Founded by a pancreatic cancer survivor who proves that early diagnosis is achievable, and survival is possible, Pancreatic Cancer Action’s vision is a day when everyone is diagnosed early and survives pancreatic cancer.
  • No. 1146420
    Don’t Run Alone. Join our Fundraising Army. Together for The Soldiers’ Charity!
  • No. 215199
    Diabetes UK is leading the fight against the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time, to create a world where diabetes can do no harm.
  • No. 3585123
    We enable families who have a child with a life-threatening illness to make the most of time together; providing expert practical and emotional support, where they need it, for as long as it is needed.
  • No. 22918
    We fund early stage cancer research projects across the globe, looking at any type of cancer. As one of the few charities supporting this vital research, researchers rely on our support.
  • No. 256353
    Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. We offer specialist treatment and support to veterans with trauma-related mental health problems. Our work not only transforms lives, it saves them too.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 1117148
    We are working to improve the lives of over 300,000 people living with Crohn’s and Colitis in the UK, by improving services and funding research into a cure.
  • No. 1044296
    Haven House Children’s Hospice believe in the best possible life for every baby, child and young person with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition and their families, which live in our local communities.
  • No. 1121258
    Against Breast Cancer fund research into secondary spread, the main cause of Breast Cancer related deaths. Focusing on early detection, new treatments (ultimately a vaccine) & reducing risk.
  • No. 62110
    At Jane's Wish we organise and fund days out for local Sussex families affected by cancer, whether a child or adult has cancer, we are here to make a difference.
  • 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. 1108160
    CLAPA is the only national charity dedicated to those affected by cleft lip and/or palate in the UK, we reach out to families from the moment of diagnosis.
  • No. 219099
    The RSPCA have been rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming animals since 1824. From a deer trapped in netting to a dog that has been badly abused, our network of inspectors, animal centres and veterinary hospitals are on hand to help.
  • 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. 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. 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. 1075837
    Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for children and young people with complex physical disabilities and health needs. Join the team today!
  • 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. 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. 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. 1158843
    UKST seek to save lives from sepsis and improve outcomes for survivors by instigating political change, educating healthcare professionals, raising public awareness and supporting those affected by this devastating condition.
  • No. 1110978
    Albion in the Community is dedicated to using the power of football to transform the lives of some of the most-vulnerable people across Sussex.
  • 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. 280276
    Hospice in the Weald provides compassionate, individualised, holistic and supportive care for all patients with terminal illnesses, their carers and families in West Kent and East Sussex. As a local charity not part of the NHS we need to raise £7m each year to ensure our services can continue.
  • No. 1121561
    We are Ellenor, a charity funded by the generosity of our local community which offers the best care and support to families facing terminal illness in Kent.
  • No. 209015
    SPANA is committed to alleviating the suffering of working animals in some of the world's poorest communities by providing free veterinary treatment as well as educating owners and children how to better care for their animals.
  • No. 1061359
    Winston’s Wish supports children, young people and their families after the death of a parent or sibling. This is one of the most devastating and traumatic situations a child can face, but with the right support at the right time children can lead full and flourishing lives.
  • 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. 1101255
    Stonewall is the UK’s leading LGBT campaigning charity, working tirelessly to bring equality to lesbian, gay, bi and trans people both in the UK and across the world.
  • No. 1118361
    Teens Unite provides the ongoing emotional, social and physical support a young person aged 13-24, who has been diagnosed with cancer so desperately needs. It is an essential part of restoring a young person’s overall wellbeing.
  • No. 237696
    Raystede believe that every animal deserves to live a happy life free from cruelty and suffering. They rescue, rehome and provide sanctuary to more than 2000 animals each year.
  • No. 205846
    We look after the places you love, from houses, buildings and gardens to coast and countryside. Support us and help protect them.
  • No. 1137820
    Rett syndrome robs previously healthy children of the ability to walk, talk and feed themselves. Epilepsy, a curved spine and breathing problems are common. Rett UK supports families living with this devastating disorder.
  • No. 1078201
    The Connection at St Martin’s works with homeless people in London. We provide immediate relief through shelter, and long-term specialist support which empowers people to gain the necessary skills and confidence to make lasting life changes.
  • No. 1119105
    Bowel & Cancer Research funds research across the UK aiming for a day when no one will die of bowel cancer or have to live with chronic bowel disease.
  • No. 279228
    Established in 1944, we are the oldest vegan organisation in the world. Join our team today and help us raise awareness of the benefits of veganism for the environment, your health, and animals.
  • No. 207711
    Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care have merged: we are now Versus Arthritis. We fund breakthrough research, provide support, and campaign relentlessly for arthritis to be seen as a priority.
  • No. 1136613
    Dandelion Time helps children who are struggling with the effects of trauma, abuse or neglect. Children spend time on our farm with animals and crafts to overcome emotional difficulties, grow in confidence and begin to love and trust again.
  • No. 227794
    Founded in 1946, Strode Park Foundation is a Kent charity, providing vital care and support services for children and adults with a range of disabilities.
  • No. 2114937
    SANE is a leading UK mental health charity set up in 1986 to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. It offers helpline, text care, research.
  • No. 1147356
    The British Hen Welfare Trust is a national charity which rehomes over 60,000 hens each year, thereby saving them from slaughter.
  • No. 1132829
    LimbPower was founded in November 2009 to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity, sport and the arts to improve quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation.
  • No. 295716
    JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, funds research to treat and one day, cure this condition.
  • No. 288018
    The Children's Trust’s ambition is for all children with brain injury and neuro-disability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.
  • No. 1159590
    Primary bone cancer is a rare and brutal disease affecting children, teenagers and adults. The Bone Cancer Research Trust the leading charity dedicated to fighting primary bone and you can help us move closer towards finding a cure by running the Brighton Marathon with #TeamBones.
  • No. 1182223
    Raising funds and awareness into Trisomy 18 to support bereaved parents.
  • No. 111827
    At International Animal Rescue we not only save animals from suffering, we also rehabilitate and release them back into the wild and work to protect their precious natural habitats.
  • No. 1015988
    Royal Voluntary Service is a national charity built on local volunteering, giving support to people who need it in our hospitals and communities.
  • No. 802047
    Ronald McDonald House Charities UK provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation and support for families with children in hospital. There are currently 15 Ronald McDonald Houses across the UK, all just moments away from their respective children's wards.
  • No. 219432
    Every six seconds, we respond to a call for help. No judgement. No pressure. We're here for anyone who needs someone.
  • No. 1051736
    Heads On delivers and supports projects that help make life better for the people that come to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We provide mental health services, care and treatment for people with a variety of needs in people's homes, specialist clinics, hospitals, GP surgeries and prisons.
  • No. 1013945
    We provide compassionate and vital care for 2,500 people with a life limiting illness every year. This year we must raise £13 million, under 30% of which comes from the NHS.
  • No. 1150054
    We’re the world’s leading brain tumour charity and the largest funder of research globally. Committed to saving and improving lives, moving further to help every person affected by brain tumours.
  • No. 210729
    Join our fight for a society where all older people can live the lives they aspire to and contribute actively to their communities.
  • 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. 289154
    At St Elizabeth Hospice, we improve life for those living with progressive and terminal illnesses through palliative care. We focus on the individual’s needs including specialist support if required.
  • No. 1169176
    Little Life Savers teaches Basic Life Support (BLS) Skills and CPR to children from 9 – 18 within schools, clubs and groups all around the UK. Sessions are run by a Junior doctor along with volunteers to teach children these vital life saving skills.
  • 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. 1078094
    Amaze helps families with disabled children and young people tackle problems such as poverty, exclusion from school, social isolation, physical and mental ill-health and difficulties accessing education or social care by providing high quality and impartial information, advice and support.
  • No. 280822
    The Hospice of St Francis based in Hertfordshire helps 2,000 local people to live their precious lives well. we ‘give life back’ through pain management and rehabilitation.
  • 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. 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. 1083995
    An award-winning charity, putting people in later life at the heart of our communities. Our fundraised income supports community groups, befriending services and specialist music therapy for people living with dementia.
  • No. 1084729
    World Child Cancer improves the diagnosis, treatment and support of children with cancer in the developing world and their families.
  • No. 299679
    Join Team Sands to help reduce the number of babies dying, improve bereavement care and support anyone affected by the death of a baby.
  • 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. 203644
    As the leading cat welfare charity we have thousands of cats in our care at any one time. Cats stay with us for as long as it takes to find them loving new homes – we never put a healthy cat to sleep. This vital care is only possible due to kind cat lovers like you.
  • 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. 1126262
    INTO Giving supports children's and young people's education across the globe, with a special focus on supporting girls' education in the developing world, and refugee education.
  • 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.