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Run for Charity

Raising money for charity is a big part of the Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon 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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Charity Prospectus

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.

 

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.
It's in the Bag
It's in the Bag
We provide hands-on support for men with testicular cancer in the South-West, as well as raising awareness of the disease across the region and beyond. It's in the Bag is run by a group of TC survivors with support from specialist NHS staff. We have three simple aims 1 Support 2 Awareness 3 Survival With our upbeat approach to awareness we've reached thousands, as well as improving the wellbeing of hundreds of the South-West's TC patients.
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
Meningitis Research Foundation
Meningitis Research Foundation
Meningitis and septicaemia can cause death or serious life-altering disability including amputation, brain damage and deafness within hours. We fund research into the prevention, detection and treatment of meningitis and septicaemia. Each year our London Marathon team play a huge role in funding lifesaving research and awareness, as well as essential support for people affected.
Penny Brohn UK
Penny Brohn UK
Penny Brohn UK is a leading cancer charity that offers whole person support, its Bristol Whole Life Approach – focuses on the person and family's mind, body, spirit and emotions, before, during and after treatment. Penny Brohn UK's free adult residential and day courses empower people to have more control of their health and wellbeing, to turn a potentially devastating diagnosis into a powerful life-changing experience.
St Peter's Hospice
St Peter's Hospice
St Peter's Hospice is Bristol's only adult hospice, caring for more than 2,000 terminally-ill patients each year. We aim to improve the quality of our patients' living and dying while extending care and support to their families and loved ones.