Date: Sunday 7th April 2019
Distance: 26.2 Miles
Location: Greater Manchester
Fundraising pledge: £500
We only have a limited number of Tommy's places but we would love you to join our team with your own place! Click here to secure your own place then join Team Tommy's by clicking the "I have my own place" button below.
I have my own place in the Greater Manchester Marathon 2019
Let us know if you already have your place in the Greater Manchester Marathon. Once you register we can give you full access to our fundraising materials. This requires no minimum sponsorship - just raise as much as you can!
I would like a Tommy's place
You can register for a guaranteed Tommy's place when you pledge to raise a minimum of £500 (excl. gift aid). We would be thrilled to welcome you to #TeamTommys!
About the Greater Manchester Marathon
The fastest. The flattest. The friendliest. Join 15,000 other runners ranging from the world's greatest elites, to those who thought completing a marathon could never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.
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
- Ability to chat to other Tommy's runners via facebook
- Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day.
What our runners say about us
“From the moment I signed up to Team Tommy's it was a partnership. They provide advice and encouragement every step of the way - from a welcome email, to motivating phone calls. Having done a similar event before with another charity – I can truly say that this makes all the difference. Thank you for all your help and support!"
Download your Greater Manchester Marathon training guide and plan
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.This training plan provides an exercise timetable for those new to marathons as well as those with a few under their belt.
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. The next step is to create your online page...
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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