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Many runners choose to run Richmond RUNFEST for charity and we have some amazing causes to choose from.

All charities below have places in the 2022 events. Not only will they support you in your training, they will be there for you on race day!

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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. By joining team Alzheimer’s Society you can provide life changing support and funding research into a cure to put an end to dementia for good.

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Contact The Team on 0300 330 9257 or email 

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense offers personalised support 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.

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WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature

Contact the Team on 01483 426333 or email 

We’re WWF and we’re fighting for your world. We’re determined to stop the destruction of nature and help it recover. Join the race to save our world and help turn things around.

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BHF - 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. BHF has been funding life saving research to help stop the sudden and unexpected devastation that heart and circulatory disease causes. Today 435 people will still lose their lives. This is unacceptable – but together we can change it.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact the Challenge Events Team on 0300 1000 200 or email

At Macmillan, we give people with cancer everything we’ve got. If you’re diagnosed, your worries are our worries. We will move mountains to help you live life as fully as you can. 

And we don’t stop there. We’re going all out to find ever better ways to help people with cancer, helping to bring forward the day when everyone gets life-transforming support from day one. We’ll do whatever it takes. 

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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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Children with Cancer UK

Contact the Sports Team on 020 7430 7788 or email

Children with Cancer UK actively raise and invest 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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Meningitis Research Foundation

Contact the Team on 0333 405 6240 or email

We fund research towards defeating meningitis and septicaemia and give support to those affected

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Target Ovarian Cancer

Contact The Team on 020 7923 5474 or email

Join #TeamTarget to raise awareness, fund research and save lives.

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World Cancer Research Fund

Contact Priyanka Kotecha on 07741 634347 or email

The UK’s leading cancer prevention charity.

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Meningitis Now

Contact the Team on 01453 768 000 or email

Join #TeamTangerine and help us kick meningitis into touch

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Contact The Team on 0207 627 7893 or email

Battersea is here for every dog and cat, and has been since 1860. We believe that every dog and cat deserves the best. That's why we help every dog and cat in need.

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British Red Cross

Contact The Challenge Team on 07764206617 or email

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes.

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Lymphoma Action

Contact the Team on 01296619400 or email

Lymphoma Action is the UK’s only charity dedicated to lymphoma, the most common cancer in 15-24-year olds ‘and the UK’s fifth most common cancer.

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Age UK Richmond

Contact Aydee on 020 3816 0038 or email

Helping older people live healthier, happier and more independent lives

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Leukaemia Care

Contact the Team on 01905 755977 or email

Helping people live better with blood cancer

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Heart Of Kent Hospice

Contact the Challenge Team on 01622 795692 or email

Heart of Kent Hospice is a local charity independent of the NHS supporting over 1,700 local terminally ill people and their loved ones.

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Safe Child Thailand

Contact the Team on 0207 602 6203 or email

Change a child’s life! Join us to keep vulnerable children in Thailand safe.

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Contact Simone on 020 38051790 or email

SANE is a leading national mental health charity

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The Vineyard

Contact Annette on 02084399735 or email

Celebrating 10 years of helping people in crisis

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