Event Type: Run

Man running through an obstacle course

Contact is proud to be partnering for RunForCharity to bring you the opportunity to take part in one of over 350 local events.

We’re here to support families with disabled children  – whatever their child’s condition or disability – with the best possible guidance and advice.

By taking part in one of these events, you will be helping thousands of families with disabled children in the UK and making a huge difference !

Choose a half marathon or a fun 5K run  – there is something for everyone at every level! Check of your area to see what is happening near you:

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If you have any questions, we are here to help, so please get in touch with our fundraising team today – fundraising@contact.org.uk or call us on 020 7608 878. We’d love to have you on board!

Join thousands of runners donning their Santa outfits and help raise money for Contact.

A chance to run 5k or 10k, it’s festive fun with the added bonus of burning some calories to make room for more mince pies! The run takes place in Victoria Park in the heart of East London.

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places for this classic London run and we would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we’ll send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

With your guaranteed place you will receive advice and guidance on how to get fit for the run and best methods of fundraising.

You will also receive a special Contact running vest to wear with pride on the day!

Plus we will provide cheer gear for your supporters to encourage you around the course.

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

Take on 26.2 miles around one of UK’s fastest and flattest courses!

With only 55m of elevation gain, this race is a personal best winner. Starting and finishing at the iconic Old Trafford Stadium, the route sweeps through the whole of Manchester.

You’ll see famous landmarks whilst being cheered on by incredible Mancunian support – who knows, you might get a personal best.

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places for this classic run and we would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we’ll send you our application form

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

The Hackney Half Marathon is one of the country’s most popular runs. The flat 13.1 mile route is great for beginners looking for a gentle first half, or great for experienced runners to set a PB! Plus you’ll get to run through Hackney’s many beautiful parks and green spaces, as well as running through the iconic Queen Elizabeth Park.

With a festival vibe every step of the course, it’s a lively event on the flat and fast city streets of Hackney.

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places for this fun London run and we would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we’ll send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

This is the only Half Marathon to be held at this famous and historic royal home.  Hampton Court Palace is one of only two surviving palaces that King Henry VIII owned and you can be part of history by taking part in this race.

Starting inside the gates of Hampton Court Palace with the finish line inside its beautiful gardens – it’s a spectacular venue for a half marathon.

After you’ve finished your race you can also visit the famous maze and the world’s largest grape vine!

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places for this wonderful run and we would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we’ll send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

If you’re after a fun fitness challenge in the picturesque setting of a historic Norfolk market town, then this one’s for you.

The wonderfully scenic route takes in the pretty town centre, River Ouse pathway and The Walks. Runners also pass famous landmarks such as the Custom House, Red Mount and Greyfriars Tower along the way.

The course is flat and suitable for all, making the event enormously popular. So if you want to get a fun, friendly and fantastic Summer event in your running diary, book your place now!

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

We have places and would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email us at fundraising@contact.org.uk and we will email you our application form.

How Contact will support you

With your guaranteed place you will receive advice and guidance on how to get fit for the run and best methods of fundraising.

You will also receive a special Contact running vest to wear with pride on the day!

Plus we will provide cheer gear for your supporters to encourage you around the course.

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

This iconic half marathon takes you from the centre of Newcastle, through Gateshead to the stunning coastline of South Shields.

With a warm Newcastle welcome, a buzzing atmosphere and the opportunity to raise money for Contact, it truly is a great run!

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places and would love to have you on board so if you would like to join our team, please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we will send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

One of the biggest road races in the region, thousands turn out annually to take on this fantastic challenge. The challenge boasts a route that takes in some of Lincoln’s historic landmarks, including the cathedral and the city’s Roman Walls.

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

We have places and would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we will send you an application form.

How Contact will support you

With your guaranteed place you will receive advice and guidance on how to get fit for the run and best methods of fundraising.

You will also receive a special Contact running vest to wear with pride on the day!

Plus we will provide cheer gear for your supporters to encourage you around the course.

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

This picturesque, flat course will take runners through the heart of London and through four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Join Team Contact today and enjoy London’s Royal Parks in all their autumnal splendour!

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

Contact has places for this classic London run and we would love to have you on board!

Please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we’ll send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

This is it – the world’s biggest fundraising event! 

On Sunday 2 October 2022, 50,000 runners will have the chance to be a part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world.

Join thousands of runners from all over the world in this iconic 26.2 mile race and enjoy the fantastic atmosphere whilst being cheered on around the course and taking in some of London’s most famous landmarks.

The virtual TCS London Marathon will also return this year, giving participants the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59BST, wherever they are on the planet. All participants who complete it will also receive the office race t-shirt and medal.

We have places for the 2022 event and would love to have you on board! If you applied for a ballot place and have been successful, you can still be part of our team and support us. Please get in touch below and we will support you from the word go.

Join our team today!

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! You will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips.
  • A dedicated contact at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way.
  • Top quality breathable running vest.
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

How to apply

We have places for the 2022 event and would love for you to be part of our team. And if you have your own place and still want to support us – brilliant! Please contact us in the form below.

We will support you from the word go and help you make the most of your fundraising. You can also contact us through fundraising@contact.org.uk

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.

Th Mudnificent 7 km course will be designed by seven of the top Obstacle Races in the UK using their most exciting and challenging obstacles to test your strength and stamina through 1km zones.

You’ll run (walk), swim, climb and push yourselves through the course while having the best time!

You can challenge your friends, family and colleagues to take part. On the day everyone will work together to tackle each obstacle and cross the line with a smile on your face (and a fair amount of mud).

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

If you are keen to take part, we have places and we can sign you up today!

Complete the application form below or get in touch with our team fundraising@contact.org.uk and once you sign up, we’ll be on hand to support you from the word go.

How will you support me?

With your guaranteed place you will receive advice and guidance on how to get fit for the run and best methods of fundraising.

You will also receive a special Contact t-shirt to wear with pride on the day!

Plus we will provide cheer gear for your supporters to encourage you around the course.

Run for Contact

  • We'd like to keep in touch with you about our latest news and updates. Let us know how you'd like to be contacted and which updates you'd like us to send you.
  • We will look after your details in accordance with our data protection policy, and we will only ever contact you in the way you want us to.