Raising money for charity is a big part of the Bupa 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 links below for more information on individual organisations.
Cancer Research UK
Be on the team that will get you to the finish line. Wear our running vest, digest our expert fundraising advice and training tips and come along to our post race reception to celebrate. We’re the only ones fighting over 200 cancers – including the 1 that matters most to you. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. Sooner or later we will find cures for all cancers. Help us make it sooner. Join our team today.
Bobby Moore Fund
The Bobby Moore Fund was set up in memory legendary footballer Bobby Moore, who sadly died from bowel cancer aged just 51.To date the Bobby Moore Fund has raised over £20 million. The funds are spent on world class bowel cancer research carried out by leading scientists working across the UK. With your support, bowel cancer stands no chance. Let's make Bobby proud and beat it. Join the Bobby Moore Fund today.
Clic Sargent - for children with cancer
CLIC Sargent is the UK's leading charity for children and young people with cancer, and their families. We provide clinical, practical and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. Run for us so we can help every one of them. Contact us on 0845 602 4770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Macmillan Cancer Support
More than one in three of us will get cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support needs people to join our team to help us provide vital services and reach everyone affected. Run for Team Macmillan to make a huge difference for people affected by cancer. Call 020 7840 4915 or email email@example.com
Birmingham-based Cure Leukaemia funds specialist research nurses across the West Midlands offering patients access to potentially life-saving drug treatments. We are looking to register 1000 runners and YOU and your friends can help save lives by joining us in our battle to cure leukaemia! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children
Disabled and terminally ill children are at the heart of Newlife Foundation, which provides a range of free practical support services for families across the UK. What makes us different is that we guarantee that 100 per cent of all donations goes to help vulnerable children – not a penny is spent on administration.
Acorns Children's Hospice
Join team Acorns and you will be helping us provide care for life limited and life threatened children and young people, and their families.
As an Acorns runner you will receive fantastic fundraising and running support to help you reach the finish line.
Every penny you raise will be used to provide care at our hospices.
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Help us reach 2,014 runners for 2014. At Birmingham Children's Hospital charity our mission is to make a real difference to the children, their families and the staff who treat them by providing additional facilities, equipment and research and by creating a caring environment for all who use the Hospital.
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice cares for over 1,000 families from across Birmingham and Sandwell, who are living with a terminal illness.
By raising funds in aid of Birmingham St Mary's Hospice you will be supporting us in providing physical, emotional, and spiritual care for our patients and families in the hospice and also in the comfort of their own home.
If you want more information about the hospice please call 0121 472 1191
Get Kids Going!
Get Kids Going! gives sports wheelchairs and sports grants to disabled children so they can participate in all kinds of disabled sports. The difference it makes to a disabled child to be able to play sport is just amazing! Please help us turn their dreams into reality. Thank you.
Tel: 0207 481 8110
The Stroke Association
Telephone 01527 903 501
Mobile 07739 745 874
If you would like a guaranteed place in the Great Birmingham Run. As a gold bond runner you will agree to raising £250 for the Stroke Association.
Diabetes UK is the nominated charity partner for the Bupa Great Run Series 2014. Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity that cares for, connects with & campaigns on behalf of people affected by & at risk of diabetes.
There are currently 3.7 million people in the UK with diabetes, 850,000 of these undiagnosed. In the coming years our work will become more crucial as the diabetes crisis rapidly deepens.
Get in touch on 0345 123 2399
Teenage Cancer Trust
We're the only UK charity who transforms the lives and survival rates of young people with cancer. Join us to help every young person have access to the support they need.
John Taylor Hospice
At John Taylor Hospice we love people and right now we help 600 people and their families, carers and friends in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Cystic fibrosis kills thousands and is carried unknowingly in the genes of millions. It destroys lives, stopping them short. There is no cure. Run with Team CF and together we'll beat cystic fibrosis.
Broadening Choices for Older People
BCOP is a Birmingham based charity, founded in 1946 and committed to broadening choices for older people. We do this by providing a range of life-style opportunities, including nursing and care homes, housing for independent living and supported housing, as well as advice and consultancy services.