I Need a Charity Place

Every year thousands of runners enter the London Marathon via a guaranteed charity entry.

Check out a list of charities who have guaranteed places in the Virgin Money London Marathon below.

  • Smile Train - Team EMPOWER

    Contact Julie on (212) 481- 8983

    One Charity. One Goal. One Team. Smile Train’s mission is to provide every child born with a cleft the opportunity to live a full and productive life. By empowering local doctors in some of the world’s poorest countries with the tools, the training and the funding, we can provide free surgery for children, giving them not only a new smile but a second chance at life.

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  • The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation - Team Challenge

    Contact Angel on (404) 982-0616

    Team Challenge is the endurance training and fundraising program of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. The Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as providing education and support to the 1.6 million Americans living with these debilitating diseases.

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  • Organization for Autism Research - RUN for AUTISM

    Contact Sean Flynn on 703-243-8020

    Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is the only autism organization which focuses solely on applied research. We fund research studies that investigate treatments, educational approaches, and statistical aspects of autism. RUN for AUTISM is the charity running programme of OAR

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  • Back on My Feet (BoMF)

    Contact The Team on 856-220-6264

    Back on My Feet, a national organization operating in 11 major cities coast to coast, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.

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  • PAWS Chicago – TEAM PAWS

    Contact Carrie Cihasky on 773.475.3315

    PAWS Chicago is one of the largest No Kill Shelters in the United States helping save homeless pets not only in the Chicago area, but across the nation and world. Join TEAM PAWS Chicago and become part of a community of nearly 5,000 people who, since 2005, have saved more than 16,000 homeless animals.

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  • American Cancer Society Team DetermiNation

    Contact Elyse Siwinski on 312.279.7278

    Help us free the World from the pain and suffering of cancer

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  • Boston Children’s Hospital

    Contact Jennifer Kaczenski on 857-218-5288

    Help Boston Children's change the future of health for every child, here and around the world.

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  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    Contact Susan Graham on 901.232.5572

    Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Make your miles count, register to run as a St. Jude Hero.

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  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

    Contact Lauren Charamut on 203-652-0236

    The MMRF is recognized as one of the most significant innovators in cancer research. The work of the MMRF is dramatically improving the outlook for patients with multiple myeloma and other cancers.

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  • American Institute for Cancer Research

    Contact Gregory Franks on 202 600 3018

    With Team AICR, you're not just running a race, you're aspiring to make a difference in the fight against cancer. Join our cancer prevention squad & learn what preventative steps you can take to reduce your cancer risk.

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  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Contact Matthew Driscoll on 800-876-7522

    Join Fred’s Team and support any area of cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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  • Tuesday's Children

    Contact Kate Cox on 212.332.2980

    Tuesday's Children is a response and recovery organization who cares for communities impacted by loss.

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  • Endure to Cure Pediatric Cancer Foundation

    Contact Jason Sissel on 866.400.2121

    Endure to Cure’s programs bring uplifting gifts/experiences to children in cancer treatment and help families cover uninsurable travel expenses associated with cancer treatments. Join us and be somebody’s hero today!

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  • Save the Children USA

    Contact Rebecca Edwards on 475-999-3380

    Save the Children is an international children’s relief organization that works in 120 different countries including the United States to help bring a better future for the future we share.

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