Charity Entries

To get a charity place in the Richmond RUNFEST 2018, please contact our charities:

Public entries for the Kew Gardens 10k (15.09.18) and Richmond Full and Half Marathon (16.09.18) have now sold out. However, you can still enter by contacting the amazing charities below and agree to fundraise for them.


Contact The Events Team on 0203 319 8698 or email

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

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Cancer Research UK

Contact The Team on 0300 123 5461 or email

Today, 1 in 2 people now survive cancer; we want to get to 3 in 4 by 2034. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. Cancer is happening right now. You can help beat it sooner. Join our team and help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital - Charity of the Year 2018

Contact The Challenge Team on 020 3841 3164 or email

Great Ormond Street Hospital is a place where extraordinary things happen every day, with over 263,000 patient visits each year. With your support we can continue to provide inspirational and world-class care to hundreds of children from across the UK and around the world. Being part of this life-saving team would be a phenomenal achievement, so sign up to Team GOSH today and join us on the start line.

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Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact The Sporting Events Team on 01223 896 663 or email

Over 850,000 people live with the dementia in the UK. Alzheimer’s Research UK firmly believes in the power of research to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. Join our team today!

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Alzheimer’s Society

Contact The Running Team on 0330 333 0804 or email

‘Every three minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with dementia and there’s currently no cure.’ Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, it’s predicted that one million people will have the condition. Now more than ever, we must all come together and unite against dementia. By joining team Alzheimer’s Society you are helping to provide life changing support for people with dementia and funding research into a cure to put an end to dementia for good.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact The Events Team on 0207 840 7878 or email

Join Team Macmillan today to help support people affected by cancer. We’ll give you the best experience, the biggest cheers, and the greatest reason to run!

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Children With Cancer UK

Contact The Sports Team on 020 7404 0808 or email

Children with Cancer UK actively raises and invests money for vital specialist research that would otherwise go unfunded to save the lives of every child with cancer to keep their family together.

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British Heart Foundation

Contact Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 222 5719 or email

Heart and circulatory disease is one of the UK’s biggest killers. For over 50 years the British Heart Foundation has been funding life saving research to help stop the sudden and unexpected devastation that heart and circulatory disease causes. Together with your support the BHF has helped to half the number of people dying from heart and circulatory disease but today 435 people will still lose their lives to it. This is unacceptable – but together we can change it. Join the heart runners team at Richmond RunFest and help the British Heart Foundation run all over heart disease.

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Make-A-Wish UK

Contact The Events Team on 01276 405089 or email

We love the Richmond RUNFEST, join our #WishHero team today and together, we will create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. From capturing a child’s One True Wish to building anticipation and creating lasting memories – a wish changes lives and we can’t do that without your support. Become a #WishHero now!

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Meningitis Research Foundation

Contact Chloe on 0333 405 6245 or email

Meningitis kills more children under 5 than any other infectious disease in the UK, and can permanently disable or kill within hours. Join our team you will be helping to bring a world free from meningitis and septicaemia a step closer.

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Contact Running Events Team on 0203 772 9720 or email

We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Abuse ruins childhood, but it can be prevented. That’s why we’re here. That’s what drives all our work, and that’s why – as long as there’s abuse – we will fight for every childhood. By taking part in the Richmond Half Marathon for the NSPCC, you’ll be helping us to keep children safe.

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Breast Cancer Now

Contact The Events Team on 020 7025 2483 or email

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity – and we’re dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. We believe that if we all act now, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live.

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World Cancer Research Fund

Contact Priyanka Kotecha on 020 7343 4290 or email

We are the cancer prevention experts and champion the most authoritative scientific research on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity to help people reduce their cancer risk.

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Contact Ceri Passmore on 01249 765 865 or email

SAT-7 is a satellite television and digital media charity based in the Middle East. Motivated by our Christian values and compassion, we deliver inspirational, educational and social wellbeing programmes to local church communities, refugees and displaced children, teachers and families. We envision a Middle East and North Africa where all people are empowered with the knowledge, skills, freedom and support to maximize their potential. Come and run for Team SAT-7 in 2018!

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My Life Films

Contact Adam on 020 89487560 or email

My Life Films is a Richmond-based charity that uses filmmaking to improve the lives of people with dementia. We combine creativity and technology to make lasting, personal change. Winners of the ‘Charity Start-Up of Year Award”.

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Charity of the Year

Contact the team on 020 8332 3645 or email

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the world's leading plant and fungal science and conservation organisations. Through our work we find plant-based solutions to global challenges such as biodiversity loss, food security, poverty, disease and changing climate. Run for Kew and help support this vital work.

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The Poppy Factory

Contact the Team on 020 8939 1822 or email

The Poppy Factory is the country’s leading employment charity for veterans with health conditions or impairments. We provide bespoke opportunities and ongoing employment support for hundreds of disabled veterans of all ages and from all Services, helping to restore their financial independence through sustainable and rewarding work.

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Target Ovarian Cancer

Contact The Team on 020 7923 5474 or email

Ovarian cancer can be devastating. 11 women die every day and ovarian cancer faces chronic underfunding compared to other cancers. Awareness of ovarian cancer is low, both among women and GPs, with three quarters of women diagnosed once the cancer has already spread. Together we can make sure women in the UK have the best chances of surviving ovarian cancer. Join us to raise awareness, fund research and save lives.

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Safe Child Thailand

Contact Gareth on 02076026203 or email

Join Team SCT and help build a safer Thailand for all children. For over 35 years, we have worked with outstanding local partners with one common goal – to keep children safe from harm. With your support we can ensure that children in Thailand are empowered, protected and reach their fullest potential.

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