Run a charity marathon or half marathon and raise money for disadvantaged children across the UK

a runner in the London Marathon

Put on your running shoes and sign up for one of our charity marathons today.

Book before 31 January to secure your place on one of the famous Great Run Series races!

We will be with you every step of the way, providing you with advice and support and making it easy for you to enjoy the event as much as possible.

Choose to run a half marathon
Choose one of our half marathons and register your interest to run with us.

Event Date Location Find out more
Farnborough 26 January 2020 Farnborough REGISTER
Thorpe and Egham 2 February 2020 Surrey REGISTER
Olympic Park 16 February 2020 London REGISTER
Barcelona 16 February 2020 Barcelona REGISTER
Leicestershire 23 February 2020 Leicester REGISTER
Paris 1 March 2020 Paris REGISTER
Hampton Court Palace 15 March 2020 Surrey REGISTER
Sheffield 29 March 2020 Sheffield REGISTER
Hull 19 April 2020 Hull REGISTER
Milton Keynes 3 May 2020 Milton Keynes REGISTER
Leeds 10 May 2020 Leeds REGISTER
Chester 17 May 2020 Chester REGISTER
Hackney Half 17 May 2020 London REGISTER
Great Run Series - Manchester 24 May 2020 Manchester REGISTER
Edinburgh 24 May 2020 Edinburgh REGISTER
Derby 7 June 2020 Derby REGISTER
Wales 5 July 2020 South Wales REGISTER
Great Run Series - Great North Run 13 September 2020 Newcastle REGISTER
Scottish 20 September 2020 Lothian REGISTER
Bournemouth 4 October 2020 Bournemouth REGISTER
Cheshire TBC Cheshire REGISTER
Royal Parks 11 October 2020 London REGISTER
Great Run Series - Birmingham 11 October 2020 Birmingham REGISTER
Oxford 11 October 2020 Oxford REGISTER
Choose to run a full marathon
Choose one of our marathons and register your interest to run with us.
Event Date Location Find out more
Barcelona 15 March 2020 Barcelona REGISTER
Manchester 5 April 2020 Manchester REGISTER
Paris 5 April 2020 Paris REGISTER
Brighton 19 April 2020 Brighton REGISTER
Milton Keynes 3 May 2020 Milton Keynes REGISTER
Edinburgh 24 May 2020 Edinburgh REGISTER
Wales 5 July 2020 South Wales REGISTER
Chester 4 October 2020 Chester REGISTER
Amsterdam 18 October 2020 Amsterdam REGISTER
Yorkshire 18 October 2020 Yorkshire REGISTER

Got your own place in a charity run?

If you've already secured your place with an event but you'd like to run for The Children's Society, then join our team.