Associate Charity Partners


Please see below a list of our Manchester Marathon Associate Charities


Music Action International

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We are people from across the world using the power of creativity to overcome the effects of war, torture and persecution. We connect divided communities, inspiring empathy and peaceful action.



Back Up

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Back Up is a charity that supports people affected by spinal cord injury across the UK to rebuild their confidence and independence and get the most out of life.



EY Foundation

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The EY Foundation is an independent charity that helps young people overcome personal barriers to gaining fulfilling employment. It also supports social entrepreneurs to grow their business.



Activity Alliance

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Activity Alliance brings organisations and disabled people together to make active lives possible. Collectively, we continue to challenge perceptions and change the reality about disability, inclusion and sport.



Africa Educational Trust

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Educational development projects



Anthony Nolan

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Anthony Nolan is saving lives right now by making connections between people with blood cancer and strangers ready to donate stem cells. But without your support, there is no cure.



The Brain Tumour Charity

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The Brain Tumour Charity is the largest dedicated funder of research into brain tumours globally. Committed to saving and improving lives, we’re moving further, faster to help every person affected.



Dogs Trust

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Rescuing dogs in Manchester & the UK



The Chelsea Burley Trust

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The Chelsea Burley Trust has been set up to support children with brain tumours. We have a static caravan in North Wales, so that children can also get that much needed respite.



St Ann’s Hospice

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St Ann’s Hospice is a charity which cares for thousands of people with cancer and non-cancer life-limiting illnesses every year. Around a third of our funding comes from the NHS, the rest from fundraising and kind donations which make a real difference to the lives of local patients.



Pancreatic Cancer Action

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Early diagnosis saves lives



Wilderness Foundation UK

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The Wilderness Foundation UK harnesses the power of the wilderness to transform vulnerable lives and empowers people to conserve nature.



The Bruce Longden Coaching Foundation

Promoting athlete and coach development, in the UK and worldwide, through hurdles coaching, helping those less fortunate and with fewer opportunities.




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Here for every dog and cat.



Prevent Breast Cancer

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The only UK charity funding ground-breaking research solely aimed at preventing breast cancer for future generations.



Child Brain Injury Trust

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The Child Brain Injury Trust is the leading voluntary sector organisation providing emotional and practical support, information and learning opportunities for families and professionals affected by childhood acquired brain injury across the UK.



Depaul UK

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Ending youth homelessness together



The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Charitable Fund

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Supporting patients with orthopaedic illnesses, bone cancer and spinal deformities. The charity exists to support NHS patients, their families and carers by making a positive impact to their hospital journey.



UK Sepsis Trust

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UKST seek to save lives from sepsis.




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Working throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Shine is a community of 12,000 members, their families, friends and professionals. Together, we share achievements, challenges and information about life with Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus and related issues.

Macmillan Cancer Support

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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. Fundraise here.



Parkinson’s UK

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Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson’s. Because we’re here, no one has to face Parkinson’s alone.


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JDRF is a type 1 diabetes research charity, aiming to cure type 1 diabetes for the 400,000 people living with the condition – 29,000 of which are children, with 4,000 of these living in the North West.



Manchester Youth Zone

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Manchester Youth Zone, North West Charity of the Year, is at its most basic a children’s charity giving young people somewhere to go, something to do, and someone to talk to.