Date: Sunday 20 May 2018
Entry fee: Free
Minimum Fundraising commitment for a guaranteed place: £200 (excluding gift aid)
I would like a Tommy's place
Click here to apply for a guaranteed place to run for Tommy's in the Great Manchester Run. Entry is free but a minimum sponsorship of £200 (excl. gift aid) to cover our costs for this race is required.
I have my own place
Click here to let us know if you already have your place in the Great Manchester Run. Once you register we can send you your free running vest and any fundraising materials you need. This requires no minimum sponsorship—just raise as much as you can!
About the Great Manchester Run
The nation’s favourite 10k running event, the Great Manchester Run, has seen over a quarter of a million enthusiastic runners pound the streets of Manchester since its first staging in 2003. A unique, elite event that consistently brings together some of the world’s top sprinters on a purpose-built track in the heart of the city centre. Join #TeamTommy’s now and be a part of this great event!
How Tommy's will support you
Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care!
- Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
- Dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way
- Top quality breathable running vest
- E-newsletters and training guide
- Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day.
"I just wanted to thank you and the team at Tommy's for all of the support that 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. Please pass on my thanks to everyone at Tommy’s!"
Download your Great Manchester Run training guide
This guide will help you prepare and train for your 10K, including advice on what clothes to wear, food to eat and exercises to do.
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...
Social media can help you build a real buzz around your event. These channels work best when you make them personal. Be yourself and talk to your friends and followers as you would in person.
Get extra support for your event and help raise awareness of Tommy's' research and information programmes...easy!!!
Find out more about how to get your valuable donations to the team at Tommy's.
There are loads of ways that you can raise money for Tommy's research. Here are just a few to inspire you!
Tommy's top fundraising tips
There are a few simple guidelines to take into consideration when organising events for charity. If you’re in any doubt please contact us for advice.
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018. Looking for a guaranteed place? Join #TeamTommy's - we would love to have you on board!
We've listed some of the runs available in the UK and around the world below. Most of the links go to the race's website. Once you've registered yourself with the organisers you can come back to our site and let us know you've signed up so we can support you too!