Associate Charity Partners

If you would like to run the adidas Manchester Marathon for one of our fantastic Associate Charities, please contact them directly using their links below.

Alzheimer’s Research UK

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Alzheimer’s Research UK is the charity leading the search for a cure for dementia, and we will not stop until we’ve found one. Through research, we will keep people connected to their families, their worlds and themselves for longer. We stand for everyone affected by dementia. We stand for their families and loved ones. We stand for a cure.

Aid for Mankind UK

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At Aid for Mankind, we are dedicated to alleviating suffering and improving the quality of life for those in the most desperate need. Founded in 2022, our mission is to deliver direct aid, support sustainable development, and promote dignity among the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Brain Tumour Research

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Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer, yet just 1% of the national spend on cancer research has been allocated to this devastating disease. We are the only national charity in the UK focused on finding a cure for all types of brain tumours through campaigning to increase the national investment in brain tumour research to £35 million per year, while fundraising to create a network of seven sustainable Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence across the UK.

British Red Cross

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The British Red Cross has been supporting communities worldwide for over 150 years. We work as part of the largest humanitarian voluntary movement, providing vital humanitarian aid in the most challenging situations. Our vision is for everyone, whoever they are and wherever they’re from, to get the support they need in crisis. We respond to widespread and individual crises, and we help people prepare for, withstand, and recover from emergencies. We provide vital humanitarian aid in the most challenging situations.

Freedom From Torture

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Freedom from Torture is dedicated to healing and protecting people who have survived torture. We stand with survivors, providing therapy and support, and fighting for change together. We provide therapies to improve physical and mental health, we medically document torture and we offer legal and welfare help. We fight to hold torturing states to account and we campaign for fairer treatment of survivors in the UK. Therapeutic, creative and social groups offer activities from gardening and breadmaking to football and chess.

Girlguiding NW England

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Girlguiding North West England provides all girls and volunteers with the opportunity to learn, explore and make friends. We help all girls know they can do anything. We are constantly evolving to meet the needs of girls and we work with them to tackle issues that matter to them the most.  We give girls the opportunity to make a difference, speak out and do things that they will remember forever.

Greater Manchester Mayor Charity

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Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity are an independent charity who believe homelessness has no place in Greater Manchester. Through our events, community fundraisers, individual givers and corporate partners, we raise urgently needed funds to make that vision a reality. Our funding spans the flagship emergency response scheme for rough sleeping in the region, A Bed Every Night, right through to pioneering work that can help stop homelessness before it becomes a reality. Together, let’s end homelessness.

Manchester Foundation Trust Charity

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Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity are an independent charity who believe homelessness has no place in Greater Manchester. Through our events, community fundraisers, individual givers and corporate partners, we raise urgently needed funds to make that vision a reality. Our funding spans the flagship emergency response scheme for rough sleeping in the region, A Bed Every Night, right through to pioneering work that can help stop homelessness before it becomes a reality. Together, let’s end homelessness.

MIND

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1 in 4 of us experiences a mental health problem every year. That’s why we’re here, fighting for mental health. We produce trusted information all about mental health problems. We support people through our helplines and online Side by Side community. We campaign with the government to get a better deal on mental health. And we speak out when something isn’t right, demanding mental health support respects our rights. But we can’t do it alone. We need brilliant people like you to help us do it. Join us today for this fantastic run!

Motor Neurone Disease Association

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The MND Association is the leading charity in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, dedicated to funding research, improving care access and campaigning for those affected by motor neurone disease (MND). With over 11,000 members, we provide support for people with MND, their families and carers. We fund research for new treatments and a cure, campaign to raise awareness and address the needs of those with MND. People with MND, their families, and carers are at the heart of what we do.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

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It’s unacceptable that more than half of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will die within 3 months. Join our team and together we’ll improve lives today and transform the future.

Papyrus

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PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people. PAPYRUS exists to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives, by shattering the stigma surrounding suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to emotional distress. PAPYRUS believes that no young person should have to struggle alone with thoughts of suicide.

Parkinson’s UK

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Together we will find a cure and improve life for the Parkinson’s community. We’re close to major breakthroughs. Funding the right research into the most promising treatments, we get closer to a cure every day. Until then, we’re here for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. Fighting for fair treatment and better services. People with Parkinson’s, scientists and supporters, fundraisers and families, carers and clinicians, all working side by side. We’ll find a cure. Together.

Run For Charity

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Run for Charity work with thousands of charities all over the UK.  If you have a particular cause you’d like to run for, there is a good chance they are here, and they would love your support!

Sands

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Sands exists to support anyone affected by pregnancy loss and the death of a baby to offer understanding and comfort. Every day, we work to improve bereavement care, discover why babies are dying and reduce inequalities in healthcare.

Sense

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Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Our experts offer support tailored to the individual needs of each person, whether that’s at our centres, through our holidays and short breaks, or in people’s own homes. In addition to practical support, we also provide information to families, and campaign for the rights of people with complex disabilities.

Shelter

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Sense is a charity for everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be left out, isolated, or unable to fulfil their potential. Our experts offer personalised support through our centres, holidays, or in people’s homes. We are here for everyone who needs us – providing early intervention for children, helping young people access education and supporting individuals to engage with arts and sports.

St Ann’s Hospice

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We believe that everyone deserves to have the best quality of life possible. We aim to meet the unique physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of those with a life-limiting illness, and to help maintain their dignity. We provide specialist palliative care for people with cancer and non-cancer life-limiting illnesses, at all stages of their illness. We recognise that it’s also a difficult time for relatives, carers and friends and we provide support for them too.

Tommy’s

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We’re Tommy’s: a charity that exists to stop the heartbreak and devastation of baby loss and make pregnancy and birth safe – for everyone. We’ve made huge progress, but there’s still so much to be done. Right now, 1 in 4 pregnancies in the UK end in loss and devastated parents are still being told it’s ‘just one of those things’. This simply isn’t good enough. We know we can make change happen. Together, we can save babies’ lives.