Contact Michelle Chan on 020 7375 6033
Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are fed, vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. By running for Unicef, you can help build a safer world for tomorrow's children.
Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People
Contact Claire on 01509 283 919
Rainbows Hospice cares for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions who come to the hospice for specialist respite stays, symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care.
The Brain Tumour Charity
Contact The Events Team on 01252 749043
The Brain Tumour Charity is at the forefront of the fight to defeat brain tumours, making a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families. We 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.
Worldwide Cancer Research
Contact Events Team on 01334 468544
We fund research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world. To realise our vision of no life cut short by cancer the research can never stop. Join our team today to keep it going.
Contact Nia Lonergan on 020 7423 3692
Our vision is of a radically improved world for people with dementia
Alzheimer's Research UK
Contact The Fundraising Team on 0300 111 5 777
Alzheimer's Research UK is the leading research charity for dementia. We are dedicated to funding scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease and fronto-temporal dementia.
Contact Holly Rawlings on 0113 210 8821
Every day, 87 people in the UK will be told they have epilepsy. Join our team today and help make a real difference.
Rainbow Trust Children's Charity
Contact The Team on 01372 220022
Rainbow Trust Children's Charity provides practical and emotional support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.
St John Ambulance
Contact Sabina on 0207 324 4168
We believe that everyone should have the skills to save a life. With your help, we can achieve our goal.
Action for Children
Contact Laura on 07740 455397
Action for Children works in local communities to protect and support the young and vulnerable, as they grow up. We make their lives better: now, tomorrow and every day. We make growing up safer, with 650 services helping more children and their families across the UK than any other charity.
Orchid - Fighting Male Cancer
Contact Events Team on 0203 4657 293
Over 43,000 men are diagnosed with male cancer every year. Run for Orchid and help us provide vital services for men and their families. Put your balls on the line for Orchid.
Make a Wish Foundation UK
Contact the Running Team on 01276 405089
By running the Virgin London Marathon for Runs Make-A-Wish Foundation UK, you will be helping to grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses.
Contact the Events Team on 0871 872 1144
Take a positive step for mental health, run for Mind
Arthritis Research UK
Contact Sports Events Team on 0300 790 0402
Arthritis Research UK is leading the fight against arthritis. We are the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK.
Contact Alison Williams on 01225 792619
Amber, a charity offering homeless unemployed young people a life changing opportunity to sort out their problems and gain the skills and confidence to get and maintain a job and accommodation
The Air Ambulance Service
Contact The Team on 08454 130 999
Join over 35,000 other runners in the world's most iconic marathon and run for The Air Ambulance Service.
Contact Saskia Crocombe on 020 7036 2694
Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change.
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity
Contact Sophie Coad on 0207 901 8913
Since 1944 The Soldiers’ Charity have supported soldiers, former soldiers and their families, whenever and wherever they have served. Join our team to help continue our vital work supporting our Soldiers in times of need.
Children with Cancer UK
Contact Emily or Poppy on 020 7404 0808
Children with Cancer UK is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aim is to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Contact The Events Team on 0207 8407878
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan.
Contact the Supporter Care Team on 01460 238047
Throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas ActionAid is helping poor families provide food, education and a future for themselves and their children.
Mental Health Foundation
Contact Heather Lacey on 020 7803 1123
The Mental Health Foundation works for everyone’s mental health; helping people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems.
Starlight Children's Foundation
Contact Gabbi Ray on 020 7262 2881
Create hope for seriously and terminally ill children by granting them a magical wish. Lift the spirits of all sick children in hospitals and hospices. Join Starlight’s Team.
Action Against Hunger UK
Contact Francine Heggie on 0208 293 6138
Action Against Hunger | ACF International is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending child hunger. ACF runs life-saving programmes in over 40 countries benefitting 6 million people each year.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
Contact the Challenge Events Team on 020 7239 3164
We need to raise at least £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital. Help us save more lives and support our remarkable patients and their families by using your place in the Virgin London Marathon to be part of something special.
The Prince's Trust
Contact The Active Events Team on 0207 543 7332
We support 13-30 year-olds who have struggled at school, been in care, are long-term unemployed or been in trouble with the law, helping them to develop key skills and build their confidence.
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Contact London Events on 0845 052 4184
Marie Curie Cancer Care provides free nursing care, every year, to around 25,000 terminally ill cancer patients in the community and in our hospices.
Shooting Star Chase
Contact The Events Team on 01932 823118
Shooting Star Chase is the children's hospice service, supporting local families with a child or teenager not expected to reach their 19th birthday. Shooting Star Chase currently helps over 500 families living in western London, Surrey and West Sussex.
Pancreatic Cancer Action
Contact us on 0303 040 1770
We aim to improve survival for pancreatic cancer patients through early diagnosis - raising much needed awareness to help change the 3% survival rate.
Contact Matt Buck on 020 7091 7769
Every day 70 babies are born in the UK with a life-threatening condition or an illness that will affect them and their families for life. Sparks aims to reduce this statistic so that all children have the chance to live a healthy, active life.
Hope for Children
Contact The Team on 01442 234561
Hope for Children is a small children’s charity which makes a big difference. We give practical support to those that need it most.
Contact The Events Team on 0300 123 1801
Located in the grounds of major NHS cancer hospitals, Maggie’s Centres are places that can give the emotional, practical and social support that people with cancer need.
Contact Running Events Team on 0207 825 2621
The NSPCC is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.
Breast Cancer Campaign
Contact the Events Team on 020 7749 4114
We fund the best research, bringing together the brightest minds, and share knowledge to produce better, quicker results to overcome breast cancer in our lifetime. Join Team Campaign today!
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Contact MS Running Team on 0845 481 1577
The MS Society is the UK's largest charity for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - about 85,000 people in the UK.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Contact Hannah Harding on 020 3535 7090
Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting the disease on all fronts: support, information, campaigning and research. Run for us!
Contact Nicola Seager on 020 7520 8243
Whether you need a charity place or have secured your own place we’ll give you all the motivation, support and information you need to cross the finishing line. Your determination will help people live well before they die.
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research
Contact the sports team on 020 7269 9001
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
Tommy's, the baby charity - Saving babies' lives
Contact Devina Ganas on 0207 398 3453
Tommy’s fund pioneering research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth. Join our team and we'll support you all the way with regular calls, huge cheers, and a post-race reception with a soothing massage, refreshments & entertainment!
Bowel & Cancer Research
Contact Micky on 020 7882 8749 or 07870 473711
Bowel & Cancer Research specialises in research into bowel cancer & other bowel diseases, plus awareness. Run for us in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon
Demelza Hospice Care for Children
Contact Clare Emmett on 01795 845204
Demelza is a charity providing hospice care for almost 800 children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families across Kent, East Sussex and South East London.
Brittle Bone Society
Contact Christine Hope on 01382 204446
Brittle Bone Society is the only UK wide organisation providing support to people affected by the rare bone condition Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI).
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Contact Kate Reeve on 020 7627 9339
We aim never to turn away a dog or cat in need of help.
Cancer Research UK - Official Charity of the Year 2015
Contact The Events Team on 0871 641 2403
Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to research on the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer.
Sense - for deafblind people
Contact The Events Team on 0300 330 9257
If 95% of what we learn comes through our sight and hearing, can you imagine the life of a child who is deaf AND blind? Help Sense help a deafblind child
Cardiac Risk in the Young
Contact Rebecca or Cara on 01737 363222
CRY raises awareness of Sudden Death Syndrome (SCD, SADS), supports those affected, promotes heart screening, funds research at the CRY Centres for Sports Cardiology, Cardiac Pathology and Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions.
Spinal Injuries Association
Contact Elizabeth Wright on 0845 071 4350
Every eight hours three people experience a spinal cord injury, there are an estimated 40,000 people in the UK with a spinal cord injury. Running for TeamSIA means you will be helping to rebuild lives after spinal cord injury. Injury to Independence.
Save the Children
Contact the Events Team on 020 7012 6400
8 million children a year die needlessly from preventable diseases. No child is born to die. Join our team and help us give every child a chance to shine.
CLIC Sargent - Caring for Children with Cancer
Contact the Running Team on 0845 602 4770
Every day ten children hear "it's cancer". Only one charity cares every step of the way: CLIC Sargent. Today we can only help two out of three families who need us. That’s why we need you to run for us.
Bone Cancer Research Trust
Contact Kate or Holly on 0113 258 5934
Primary bone cancer mainly affects children, teenagers and young adults. Our aim is to improve outcomes for those people through Research, Awareness, Information and Support. Join us in making a difference!
Contact The Events Team on 0207 697 4174
800,000 people in the UK are living with dementia. You can help us provide Admiral Nurses, specialist dementia nurses who give practical and emotional support to families affected by dementia.
Contact the Events Team on 0303 303 3000
Leukaemia, lymphoma, blood cancers – we can cure them all. Join us and save the lives of thousands of people in desperate need of bone marrow transplants.
Contact The Events Team on 020 7940 1359
The Stroke Association are working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Contact the Events Team on 0300 373 1100
Cystic fibrosis is chronically misunderstood, kills thousands worldwide and is carried unknowingly in the genes of millions. Run with Team CF to help us beat cystic fibrosis for good!
Get A-Head Charitable Trust
Contact Anne-Marie Patrick on 0121 371 5046
Get A-Head is an independent cancer charity based in Birmingham. We raise funds to help people suffering from head and neck cancer and other diseases of the head and neck.
The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT)
Contact the Fundraising Team on 0208 695 2315
We transform the lives of children in care. By providing the right support and activities, we give young people the confidence to overcome traumatic experiences and reach their full potential.
Contact Ann Dedman on 0845 8031004
Providing Support, advocacy and information for anyone effected by the neurological movement condition known as dystonia.
The Children’s Trust
Contact Bryony on 01737 365018
Run with the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.
Contact The Events Team on 0845 458 8171
We help sick children and their families throughout the UK to manage the consequences of serious illness and complex health conditions through our programme of care, support and research.
LEPRA Health in Action
Contact Lizzie Dearling on 01206 216799
Contact Daniel Magson on 020 8392 4575
Contact Chelsie Bennett on 020 7384 0024
Katie Piper Foundation
Contact The Team on 020 8849 8938
Bowel Cancer UK
Contact The Events Team on 0207 381 9711
The Royal Star & Garter Homes
Contact Lou Blair on 020 8439 8113
Multipe Sclerosis Trust
Contact The Events Team on 01462 476700
Contact Faye Connelly on 0117 915 7451
National Autistic Society
Contact The Events Team on 020 7923 5719
Angus Lawson Memorial Trust
Contact Silvie Wallington on 07841 591 273
Contact The Team on 01483 898786
The Maypole Project
Contact Nikki Taylor on 01689 889884
Against Breast Cancer
Contact The Team on 01235 534211
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
Contact The Events Team on 020 7803 4828
The Donna Louise Children's Hospice
Contact Hannah Ward-Salt on 01782 654440
The Cardiomyopathy Association
Contact Leanne Langdon on 01494 791224
St Christopher's Hospice
Contact Amy Hooper on 020 8768 4575
Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust
Contact Dawn Brindle on 01707 666045
Contact Emma Taylor on 0207 614 7696
World Cancer Research Fund
Contact Marie Elves on 0207 343 4290
Contact Jan Vallance on 07506 729450
The Institute of Cancer Research
Contact Judith Spevock on 020 7153 5307
Help us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
Target Ovarian Cancer
Contact Georgina Bawden on 020 7923 5474
Bliss - The Premature Baby Charity
Contact Charlotte Jones on 020 7378 5746
Contact Georgie Whiteley on 0203 489 9797
Brain Research Trust
Contact Nicola Brooke on 0207 492 0392
Contact Simon Roissetter on 0207 820 5777
Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children
Contact Keleigh Tomlinson on 01543 468 888
World Child Cancer
Contact Lydia Spencer on 020 3176 7892
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Contact Stuart Town on 01604 611866
Contact Bryony Dunne on 0207 823 2930
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity
Contact Laura Power on 0121 371 4852
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice
Contact Lucy Watkins on 0121 472 1191
Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group
Contact Karen Napier on 0116 249 4482
The National Brain Appeal
Contact Louise Fowler on 020 3448 4724
The Footprints Foundation
Contact Jane Tappenden on 07831 224874
Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1347
Contact Jo Smith-Scott on 01822 811124
Beating Bowel Cancer
Contact Gemma Ali on 020 8973 0003
The Children's Arthritis Trust
Contact Celia on 079667965657
Contact Tasha Adley on 0208 954 0277
Contact Challenges Team on 01782 600435
Richard House Hospice
Contact Hannah Bosley on 020 7540 0204
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity
Contact Hannah Thomas on 0161 276 8743
I Have a Ballot Place
If you’ve secured a ballot place in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon and would like to use your place to raise money for charity, check out the charity listings below to find your chosen charity.