Running Events

Virtual london marathon runners

Virtual London Marathon 2021

Running alongside the physical London Marathon, the virtual event is back! Runners have 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds to complete the marathon on a route of their choice. On completion participants will receive a Virgin London Marathon T shirt and medal. Join 49,999 other virtual runners in the largest single fundraising event in the world.

  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • We have: 10 places
  • Pledge to raise: £200
  • Date: Sunday 3 October 2021
  • Place: You choose!

London Marathon 2021

Join 40,000 dedicated runners in this most iconic of marathons and the largest single fundraising event in the world. 

  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • We have: 10 places
  • Pledge to raise: £2,000
  • Time: Sunday 3 October 2021
  • Place: London

RunThrough Regent’s Park

This popular event, for which we are the charity partner, has now become virtual, as all Royal Parks are closed to mass gatherings at the moment.  Don’t let that put you off!  Sign up to TeamCHECT and raise funds for us – on submission of your proof of run you will still receive a shiny RunThrough medal and goody bag.

  • Distance: 5K or 10K
  • Places available: unlimited
  • Time: any time to suit you!
  • Place: an open space near you…

The Great North Run

The GNR is the largest half marathon in the world, attracting 60,000 runners!  Join them in tackling 13.1 miles, starting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, going across the Tyne Bridge (accompanied by the Red Arrows), then heading towards the coast.  The last mile of the route runs along the seafront road to the finishing line at South Shields.  Be a part of TeamCHECT in this iconic event – and wear your CHECT vest with pride.

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Pledge to raise: £500
  • Time: 12 September 2021
  • Place: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Organisers Website

Sorry – 2021 places all taken!

Great Birmingham Run

Now established as the second biggest half marathon in the UK, Birmingham comes alive with thousands of runners pounding the streets, encouraged by on-course bands, entertainment and, of course, cheering crowds. Be part of Team CHECT in this fab event.

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • We have: 4 places
  • Pledge to raise: £300
  • Time: 10 October 2021
  • Place: Birmingham
  • Organisers Website

Other running events

Many of our fantastic supporters take part in running events all over the UK, from 5k to full marathons, in aid of CHECT. Please do get in touch if you’d like to take on a running challenge and we can help you find the right event. Simply fill in the form below, call us on 020 7377 5578 or email diane.emery@chect.org.uk.

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