Date: Sunday 1 March 2020
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Fundraising pledge: £300
I would like a Tommy's place in The Big Half 2020
You can register for a guaranteed Tommy's place when you pledge to raise a minimum of £300 (excl. gift aid). We would be thrilled to welcome you to #TeamTommys!
I have my own place in The Big Half 2020
Let us know if you already have your place in the Big Half 2020. 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!
About The Big Half
Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Vitality Big Half is a one day festival centred around the half marathon distance, which aims to be truly global and uniquely local in celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London.
The half marathon starts from Tower Bridge before passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich. At Greenwich Park a celebration of London's diverse culture, food and music will take place throughout the day.
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
- Huge cheers on the day from our Tommy's cheering teams
- 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
"Team Tommy's rock! It means so much to me. Not only is it a fantastic support network and I get to have amazing opportunities, but it also allows an outlet for a reason for everything we do. To help others and raise money."
Download your Big Half training guide and plan
This guide will help you prepare and train for your half 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 half 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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