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UK Regional Marathons

Marathon runner wears an Amnesty "run for rights' tshirt

We are delighted to have access to places in a number of marathons through a partnership with Sport for Charity!

This includes (but is not limited to) the below. If an event you'd like to run in is not listed please give us a shout either via team@amnesty.org.uk or on 0207 033 1646 and we will endeavor to help!

Please also note if you'd rather do your own Virtual Event at a time, pace and place that suits you, check out our Virtual Fundraising Challenge page.

The below events all have a registration fee of £25 and a minimum fundraising target of £300:

Chester Marathon - 3rd October 2021 - Sign up now!

The route is on closed roads and you will run past all Chester's iconic landmarks (Roman Walls, Cathedral, Medieval Rows,  Eastgate Clock, Amphitheatre) before heading out to the stunning Cheshire countryside and villages. After joining the marathon runners at Aldford you begin the return journey, coming into Chester alongside the River Dee for a unforgettable finish at the Racecourse. The support in the villages and communities along the course is one of the many highlights of the race.

Yorkshire Marathon - 17th October 2021 - Sign up now!

The Yorkshire Marathon is the White Rose County's sporting crown! Every year, thousands of runners of all abilities take to its truly breathtaking course. But you’ll never be far from the locals who will be out in force to cheer you along. As you head along University Road to the finish, remember; it’s tradition to "do the Y" as you cross the line. Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Yorkshire! Whether you’re aiming to smash your PB or just looking to cross the finish line, the Yorkshire Marathon is the perfect experience for beginners and experienced athletes alike.

Already got your own place?

If you've already acquired a place in a marathon event, join our team as an Own Place runner. There's no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.

Signed up to run? Get fundraising!

      Create a JustGiving page            Create a VirginMoneyGiving page            
                     

How we’ll support you

As a member of our team you’ll receive:

  • A personalised running vest or T-shirt 
  • A fundraising pack filled with advice and ideas
  • One to one fundraising and training support
  • Fundraising and event materials like collecting tins, posters, badges etc
  • Regular updates on the event and on our human rights successes
  • An experienced and dedicated Community and Events Fundraising team with loads of advice and support to offer

Get in touch

If you have any questions or queries, contact our Community and Events Fundraising Team who will be able to provide you with further information. We will be more than happy to assist.

Email: team@amnesty.org.uk
Phone: 020 7033 1646