Run For Charity

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Southampton Hospitals Charity raises money for your local hospital and NHS heroes, and is proud to be the lead local charity for the ABPSouthampton Marathon.  

AtSouthampton Hospitals Charity, we bring people together to raise life-changing funds for University Hospital Southampton – the south coast’s leading healthcare provider. From specialist services to pioneering research, you can help us to enhance care, experience and outcomes for thousands of patients every year.

It's support from the community that makes much of what we do possible. Email to find out more. Get your MarathON and join team SHC today!

Charity Website

Macmillan are the leading national charity for ABP Southampton Marathon.
You can find out more about running for Macmillan Here.

Whichever way you choose to join, as part of Team Macmillan, we’ll make sure you have:

  • Our bumper fundraising pack, access to our online training zone and loads of fundraising tips and tricks.
  • Your free Team Macmillan technical running vest or t-shirt, plus iron on letters to customise your kit.
  • Regular e-newsletters keeping you in the loop in the lead up to race day.
  • And of course... the loudest and most supportive cheerers on the course!

Most importantly we will provide you with a reason to put in those months of training and fundraising, because you know that your efforts are going towards improving the lives of people living with cancer in the UK today.

Charity Website

Abby’s Heroes are a Southampton based Charity that supports children, teenagers, young adults and their families when they have been diagnosed with cancer and treated on either the Piam Brown Ward or T.Y.A. (Teenage and Young Adult Ward) at Southampton General Hospital.

We run lots of projects on the ward to support families when their child has been diagnosed with cancer and award emergency grants to offer financial support, practical help and funds for families to make cherished family memories. We would love you to be an Abby’s Heroes runner, to find out more please email info@abbys-heroes.orgor check out our website.

Alfie's Wish was set up in memory of Alfie Butler who after a 5 year battle with brain cancer sadly died in 2020. The charity was set up by his parents James & Charlotte and supports children with cancer in the UK aged 0-16 years old by providing days out to them and their families to make long lasting memories.

Working closely with UK hospitals we accept referral applications from Young lives vs cancer social workers and our aim is to fund a day out for children with cancer (0 – 16 years) and their families. We know just how important it is to make memories when your child is fighting cancer, how special family time is so we want to help others. We also know the financial impact that cancer has on a family so funding days out often become impossible.

We are Brighterway – the charity for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest Trusts in the country, specialising in learning disability services, community and mental health services for people across the south of England.

Brighterway aims to support recovery and enable people to lead a brighter life through the use of fundraising and grant making for projects, helping their overall quality of life, wellbeing and independence over and above government NHS funding.

Join Team CRUK and help them fight over 200 types of cancer through their life-saving research, which will bring forward the day where all cancers are cured. The generosity of their supporters has enabled the charity to lead the way in discovering and developing newer, kinder treatments and cures.

One in two of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime, but more of us beat cancer than ever before – in fact survival rates have doubled since the 1970’s. So run the Southampton Marathon, Half & 10k, and together we will beat cancer.

Please see the links below to the 3 Southampton Events on our platform.

Communicarein Southampton is a friendly, local charity that enriches the quality of life of lonely and isolated people in Southampton. Our committed volunteers act as good neighbours; they offer practical and emotional support in a variety of ways at no cost to the clients. 

 Communicare volunteers help people through many different activities including befriending(either meeting in person or on the phone), social activities, getting out for walks or short outings, transport to appointments, errands and short-term shopping help.

Hampshire andIsle of Wight Air Ambulance is the independent Charity that brings an advancedCritical Care Team to the most seriously ill and injured patients in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, giving them the best chance of survival and recovery when the worst happens.

Using both a helicopter and emergency response vehicle, the Charity brings a team of highly skilled pre-hospital emergency medicine doctors and specialist paramedics tot he scene of an incident, effectively bringing the hospital to the patient when time is critical. Called out to an average of six incidents every day including cardiac arrests, road traffic collisions, falls and assaults, our life saving service is operational 365 days a year, both day and night.

It currently costs £15,000 a day to maintain our life-saving service, and it is only thanks to the generosity of the communities that we serve that we are able keep the Air Ambulance flying and saving lives.

Maggie’s in Southampton provides information, advice and support for people with cancer and their loved ones living for the South Coast. Our centre is just a short walk away from the oncology department at University Hospital Southampton. We aim to provide emotional, practical and social support for anyone affected by cancer including carers, all delivered within a calming and inspiring environment.

The support we offer is wide-ranging and includes delivering sessions on topics such as coping with hair loss, facilitating peer support groups, offering relaxation and exercise classes such as Tai Chi and mindfulness, as well as providing individual benefits advice and one-to-one psychological support.

Everyone needs something different and we work with each individual to identify the most suitable elements of our programme that will empower them to negotiate a way through their own or a loved ones’ cancer experience. We support people at all stages of the cancer journey, from diagnosis to treatment, through to remission and bereavement.

Mountbatten Hampshire (formerly Countess Mountbatten) aims to make sure patients and their families have access to skilled, compassionate, and sensitive care in a place of their choice across Southampton and west Hampshire.

This can include providing specialist end of life care to patients with life-limiting illness in their home or in our inpatient unit and day centre. We also support patient’s families, friends and carers through their illness and bereavement.   

Each year we care for over 3,000 local people who need us. As an independent charity, every donation makes a real impact to local people. Thank you for your support.

Naomi House & Jacksplace are hospices for life-limited and life-threatened children and young adults from across southern England. The charity offers respite, emergency, end-of-life and post bereavement care to hundreds of families on good days, difficult days and last days.

“Help us keep families together. We rely on the generosity of fundraisers to help us support families in our Houses. Our vision is for every child in hospital to have their families close by, and to ensure families are fully supported in our Houses and remain actively involved in their child’s care. We’re still here for families; even amidst a global pandemic, childhood illnesses and accidents haven’t stopped.”

Saints Foundation is the charity of Southampton Football Club – we’re the club’s way of giving back.

We use the power and the passion of the club to transform lives in and around Southampton, helping people to fulfil their potential to be more involved, healthier and empowered members of the community.

We engage with people of all ages and abilities in and around Southampton, focusing on those that need our support the most. Supporting more than 18,000 people each year, from as young as three to our oldest participant at 103.

Wessex Heartbeat supports the work of the Wessex Cardiac Centre to provide the best care for patients with heart conditions.   Heartbeat House, our “jewel in the crown” provides home from home accommodation for relatives of cardiac patients at their time of need.

For updates on our latest projects please refer to our website

Contact: Jennifer Kenny Tel: 02380 706095

Wetwheels provides the opportunity for all disabled people, including those with profound and complex disabilities, to access the sea in a safe, stimulating and rewarding way on board specially-built, fully-accessible boats.

By offering the opportunity to experience this as active participants we build confidence and improve physical and mental wellbeing.

"There is something very special about being on the water. For someone with a disability, being at sea offers unparalleled freedoms. Your mind and imagination fill with things that didn’t seem possible." Geoff Holt MBE DL, Founder and Trustee.


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