We have no restrictions on charity, which means you can choose and raise money for your choice of charity.
If you don't have a preferred choice, we would recommend two local charities; Pilgrim Hospital League of Friends or Butterfly Hospice. Visit their sites by clicking the images below.
We are also affiliated with Run Britan who have a comprehensive list of charities for runners who are fundraising. Visit their run for charity page, select a charity and then navigate to 15th April 2018 to find the Boston Marathon race you have entered. Click on any image bellow to go there.
2020 Fundraising Stories
James Gleeson Fundraising
The Brain Tumour Charity is the world's leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research into brain tumours globally. Committed to saving and improving lives, were moving further, faster to help every single person affected by a brain tumour.We're set on finding new treatments, offering the highest level of support and driving urgent change. And were doing it right now. Because we understand that when you, or someone you love, is diagnosed with a brain tumour a cure really can't wait.
Neil was the sort of guy everyone wanted to have as a friend - great fun, loyal and always there when you needed him. I speak for many people when I say I’ll miss him forever. He was taken from his wife Lea and his children Scott and Meg far too soon. I did this half marathon in aid of another friend several years ago and Neil was so pleased I was doing it in aid of a brain tumour charity and was his usual fully supportive self. For this reason I feel compelled to do this event in his honour and raise as much money as possible for the Brain Tumour Charity. Love you man. Xxx
Ryan Franklin's Story
In late 2016, on an ordinary weekday, a colleague named Chris Williamson complained of feeling unwell. He collapsed at his desk. Within hours Chris had died from an undiagnosed heart condition.
Chris was also a friend. His death was sudden and unexpected because he was 33 years old. It was this fact, given we were the same age and our birthdays only weeks apart, that made his death so poignant to me. He left behind a young family, something I had too.
Chris’ funeral was a true celebration of life. Donations were collected for a charity called Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). His memory has been honoured and remembered since, but I always wanted to do something more…