The British 10k - 10th July 2016

Apply for a golden bond place in The British 10k or let us know if you have your own place. We would be delighted to have you on our team. 

I want to buy my own place

Click here if you have already got a place through the race website. You will not be required to raise a minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can! We will be in touch soon with further details about how we will support you.

Button - I would like a golden bond Tommy's place

Click here to apply for a guaranteed place to run for Tommy's. Entry is free but a minimum sponsorship of £200 (excl. gift aid) to cover our costs for this race is required.

About The British 10k

The British 10K is a prestigious and sought-after 10km road race, with a great route through the heart of central London. 25,000 runners fill the streets of the nation's capital and get the unique chance to run past many of the country's greatest landmarks including Big Ben, The London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey. Runners range from charity fundraisers and recreational runners right through to Olympic champions!

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HI 5 the Tommy's cheer team British 10k!

We are encouraging all of our British 10k runners to high five the Tommy's cheer team as you pass our cheer stand. Every HI 5 will get a very loud cheer to help spur you on to the finish line!
For more inspiration, watch our  video below!


How Tommy's will support you

If you run for Tommy's you'll get first class care! 

  • fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • a dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • huge cheers on the day from our Tommy's cheering team
  • a top quality breathable running vest
  • an online community so you can chat to other Tommy's runners
  • e-newsletters
  • cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day.

What our runners say about us

'I have become increasingly aware of how brilliant Tommy's is and the truly special work you guys do. You are real heroes. Thanks so much for giving me this amazing opportunity and supporting us all the way.' - Dr Ruth Bryne

'It's great to be representing Tommy's—a fantastic charity—and wonderful to have had such marvellous assistance, communication, and encouragement from the team at Tommy's' - Martin Firth

'I just wanted to thank you and the team at Tommy's for all the support you have provided. You have been really friendly and helpful; it was a real privilege to run for such a worthy cause. The Tommy's team in the crowd were amazing - a real boost when I needed it at the end' - Alex Dulewicz

'Thank you so much for the support, it has been an amazing experience. I have run for various other charities and none of them have offered the support that Tommy's have. Thank you so much' - Mark Richardson

'It was a brilliant day, but made better with your encouragement and organisation in the preceeding months' - Derran Llewellyn

For more information about running for Tommy's please contact Devina on 020 7398 3453 or email her at

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Our cheering stations at The British 10k

We have cheering stations at this race. Details will be uploaded to this page and emailed to Tommy's runners closer to the event.

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Download your 10k training plans

10k training guide

This guide will help you prepare and train for your marathon, including advice on what clothes to wear, food to eat and exercises to do.

Beginners 10k training plan

This training plan provides an exercise timetable for those new to 10k marathons.

Intermediate 10k training plan

This training plan provides an exercise timetable for those with some experience in 10k marathons.

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Fundraising hints and tips

Your friends and family will probably sponsor you once you've set up your fundraising page, but to raise the maximum amount of money for our life-saving work, you could also think about organising a pub quiz, having a raffle or asking a local school to run a non-uniform day...

FAQ question marks

Can I have a raffle?
What do I put on posters?
...and other frequently
asked questions

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At school, at work, at
home... lots of ideas
to get you started...


How to get publicity for
your race... from radio
to newspapers...

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Budgets, advertising and dates... ten top tips for
running a successful event

Fundraising thermometer

Set up your personal
fundraising page here and start raising money!

Pound notes

Making your money grow and how to send money in..

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About the race

How Tommy's will support you

Download your training guides

Fundraising hints and tips


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