Many of AW’s official charity partners will have guaranteed entries in various events, just click the links or get in touch with them below for more information.

If you are a charity interested in purchasing a charity package please email [email protected] to find out more.

Spinal Research
Contact Robin Plowman 020 7653 8935
Spinal Research is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.
Marie Curie
Contact Events Team 0845 052 4184
One in four people don’t get the care and support they need at the end of their lives. Join Team Marie Curie to support people living with a terminal illness and their families.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Contact The Team 0300 1000 200
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.
Alzheimer’s Society
Contact The Sports Events Team 0330 333 0804
Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. By 2021 one million people will be living with the condition. We know we can beat it, but we can’t do it alone. Run for us and turn your training runs into life-changing research.
Smile Train
Contact Jonathan 020 3805 7788
Whizz-Kidz
Contact Events Team at Whizz-Kidz 0207 233 9696
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK
Contact The Team 0118 304 2775

Charity news

Running and health: Tackling Parkinson’s

Margaret Jarvis was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2013. Since then she has used running to help manage the condition and she explains how here

How Stuart became a running superhero for Whizz-Kidz

Sponsored post: Stuart is running the London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz, a charity that transforms the lives of disabled children by providing the vital equipment, support and life skills they need to reach their full potential, and here he shares his story

Nick Butter reflects after running the world

Briton ran 26.2 miles in every single country, overcoming muggings, illness and mental struggles to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK

Anita Burger runs to support Spinal Research

Sponsored post: Runner takes on major marathons for her friend Buks Lubbe following his spinal cord injury

Top official Paul Rutter backs cancer campaign

Athletics official has defied medical verdicts on his health since London 2017

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