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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Charity Prospectus

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

Mind
Mind

We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner.
We are delighted Mind has been chosen as the official charity partner for the Simplyhealth Great Run Series 2018. We know the positive impact physical activity can have on mental wellbeing so this partnership is a natural fit and will help us to reach a point where anyone with a mental health problem feels able to ask for, and access, the help they need.
Money raised will fund our vital work including our Mind Infoline, information and advice services, and our campaigning to secure a better deal for the one in four of us who experience a mental health problem every year.

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. Call 0330 333 0804 for more information.
Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity
Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity
It's our mission to raise the vital funds needed to make a real difference to all who use our hospital's services, offering them the best experience possible. It is only through the kindness, generosity and hard work of our supporters raising these vital funds for our charity that we are able to do more and more every year to take us closer to achieving our vision to provide the best possible facilities and environment at Birmingham Children's Hospital, for our exceptional patients and young people. bch.org.uk
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice offers a range of end of life care services in a number of settings. We welcome individuals, families, partners and carers from our diverse population across Birmingham and Sandwell. Most care is provided in people's homes, or community locations close by, in addition to progressive inpatient and day services at the Hospice. We aim to provide a future where the best experience of living to everyone leading up to and at the end of life. 0121 472 1191
Birmingham Women's Hospital Charity
Birmingham Women's Hospital Charity
Birmingham Women's Hospital Charity is an umbrella organisation, which incorporates over different trust funds related to different areas of the hospital, including our Tiny Babies, Big Appeal. Our vision is to ensure that Birmingham Women's Hospital always offers the best possible patient care and medical treatment. However, we cannot do this without your help! Any donation, no matter how big or small, will make a difference.
Cure Leukaemia
Cure Leukaemia
Cure Leukaemia helps fund the world class Centre for Clinical Haematology in Birmingham and a network of specialist research nurses in the UK. Funds raised for Cure Leukaemia will not only save lives but also hasten progress towards eradicating blood cancer completely within the next 30 years.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support
Run with Team Macmillan in this beautiful half marathon for a unique experience, with the best on-the-day support and an amazing reason to run. With each step you take you'll be helping us to make sure that no one faces cancer alone. With almost one in two of us getting cancer as some point in our lives, your support really is more important than ever.
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 Great Birmingham Run for the NSPCC, you'll be helping us to keep children safe.
Acorns Children's Hospice
Acorns Children's Hospice
Our vision is that every child and young person living in our region that is life limited or life threatened and their families should receive the specialist care and support they need. Last year, we supported 876 children and more than 1,097 families, including those who are bereaved. By supporting Acorns you can help make every day count for our children, our parents and our families in the Midlands.
LoveBrum
LoveBrum
LoveBrum is a charity that engages with local people and businesses to build an even better Birmingham. We shine a light on hidden projects and charities doing good in the city. LoveBrum supporters vote on live projects and everyone has a say in which projects are supported, meaning all funds raised help to boost the local charitable economy and the best part is, every penny raised from individual memberships and fundraising goes straight to the causes. 0121 270 5274
Teenage Cancer Trust
Teenage Cancer Trust
We make sure young people don't face cancer alone. We do it by helping young people and their families deal with the many ways cancer can affect your body, your mind and your life. Right now, for every young person we support, there's another we can't. Run with us and together, we'll reach every young person with cancer. We'll support you with top 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.