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Run for Charity

Raising money for charity is a big part of the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run experience for many runners.
You may be able to run for a charity by agreeing to raise sponsorship money.
Take a look at the page below for more information on individual organisations.

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If you are a Great Run registered charity: log in here

Revitalise
Revitalise
Revitalise is proud to have been chosen by Simplyhealth as their nominated charity for the 2017 Great Run series. Run for Revitalise, help carers before they reach breaking point, and give disabled people a break that feels like a proper holiday. Revitalise is the largest provider of respite holidays for disabled people in the UK. By combining expert 24-hour nurse-led care with imaginative excursions and great live entertainment, we give our guests the holiday they deserve, not just the respite they need.
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK

Join forces with the team that will get you to the finish line. We’re the only ones fighting over 200 cancer . Our life-saving work is funded entirely by the generosity of our supporters, so every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. One in two people now survive cancer. Together we’ve achieved so much, but we won’t stop until we’ve beaten it altogether. Join the team today and we will beat cancer sooner.

Bobby Moore Fund
Bobby Moore Fund

The Bobby Moore Fund was set up in memory legendary footballer Bobby Moore, who sadly died from bowel cancer aged just 51.To date the Bobby Moore Fund has raised over £20 million. The funds are spent on world class bowel cancer research carried out by leading scientists working across the UK. With your support, bowel cancer stands no chance. Let's make Bobby proud and help beat it sooner. Join the Bobby Moore Fund team today.

Alzheimer's Society
Alzheimer's Society
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. Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Let's take on dementia together. Join our team and run for a world without dementia.
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Hospitals are bewildering, scary and unsettling for anyone but especially for children. Whether its £5 to fund some colouring books whilst waiting for test results, or £42,000 for a life saving machine. Charitable donations are key to making us a centre of paediatric excellence that the whole country depends on. Our aim for the 250,000 children that we treat each year is that their family knows our care of their child is our most precious priority.
Cure Leukaemia
Cure Leukaemia
Birmingham based blood cancer charity Cure Leukaemia is helping lead the way, internationally, in the fight against the disease. By running the 2017 Great Birmingham Run for us, your fundraising will directly help save lives right now but also dramatically hasten progress towards eradicating blood cancer within the next 25 years.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support
There are now 2.5 million people in the UK living with cancer. By 2030, it will be 4 million people, and we want to be there for them all. One in three of us will get cancer, and it will be one of the toughest things we'll ever have to face. Our goal is to make sure no one faces cancer alone. We provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. And because cancer affects more than just those facing it, we're there for friends and family too. We are Macmillan. 0207 840 7878
NSPCC
NSPCC
We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Abuse ruins childhood, but it can be prevented. That's why we're here. That's what drives all our work, and that's why – as long as there's abuse – we will fight for every childhood. By taking part in the Great Birmingham Run for the NSPCC, you'll be helping us to keep children safe.
Alzheimer's Research UK
Alzheimer's Research UK
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. We encourage everyone to join us to support research for a world free from dementia. enquiries@alzheimersresearchuk.org 0300 111 5555 Alzheimer's Research UK Registered charity number 1077089
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid supports women and children affected by all forms of violence and abuse, including domestic violence, rape, sexual assualt and child sexual exploitation, regardless of their situation or the complexity of their needs. In the past year, over 6,700 women and children accessed our services – we know that there are many more who need our support. Our support includes: Six refuges, helpline, community outreach support, drop-in centres Join our team today to pledge your support for local women and children.
Bloodwise
Bloodwise
We're the UK's biggest blood cancer charity. We're here to beat blood cancer. We stop people dying from blood cancer, we make patients' lives better and we stop people getting blood cancer in the first place. To join team Bloodwise contact running@bloodwise.org.uk or call 020 7504 2200
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Join Team CF and help us fight for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis! We are working towards a brighter future for everyone with cystic fibrosis by funding cutting-edge research, driving up standards of care and supporting people with the condition and their loved ones every step of the way. To join Team CF, call the Events Team on 020 3795 2176 or email events@cysticfibrosis.org.uk
Teenage Cancer Trust
Teenage Cancer Trust
Cancer kills more young people in the UK than any other disease. Right now, 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. You'll love being part of #TeamTeenageCancer so much, you'll never want to leave.