After record entries to our 25th anniversary race next year, we’ve now sold out of general places to the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2015. If you’re you’re keen to run all is not lost – you can still sign up for a charity place and raise vital funds for local or national charities. Pick one close to your heart from our charity partners below.
The deadline for signing up to a charity place is 18 January 2015, though we recommend signing up as early as possible to raise sponsorship. If you’re on Twitter, don’t forget to use our hashtag #brightonhalf!
Our charity partners:
The Sussex Beacon – the charity behind the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon, which raises vital funds for those affected by HIV.
Laureus – a charity which changes the lives of disadvantaged children through sport & celebrates achievements.
Water Aid – an international charity that transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.
RISE – a domestic abuse charity working in Brighton & Hove and throughout West Sussex.
Chestnut Tree House – a children’s hospice in Sussex that cares for children and young adults from 0-25 years of age with progressive life-limiting conditions
Scope – a charity that exists to make the country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Shelter – the housing and homelessness charity.
Macmillan – provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer.
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research – working to beat blood cancer and improving the lives of patients with blood cancers such as leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
Martlets – a local hospice which plays a vital role in helping people to live life as fully as they can, right up until the end.
Terrence Higgins Trust – delivers health promotion campaigns, national services and local services directly to people with or affected by HIV and other sexual health issues.
The Grace Eyre Foundation – a local charity helping people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove and West Sussex gain independence, obtain housing, find employment & join in with activities.
Blind Veterans UK – providing free support and services to vision-impaired ex-Armed Forces and National Service personnel in the UK.
Amaze – provides information, advice and support to parents of disabled children and children with special needs in Brighton& Hove.
The Lily Foundation – raises money for research into mitochondrial disease and other metabolic disorders.
Sentebale – helping the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives.
Home-Start – one of the UK’s leading family support charities.
The Bhopal medical appeal – a charity raising funds for the victims of the 1984 Union Carbide accident in India.
Friends of Brighton & Hove Hospitals – works with the local NHS to enhance patient experience by raising money for equipment and services that make a difference.
The Cairn Trust – a children’s charity dedicated to improving educational opportunities for children in rural Nepal, the poorest country in South East Asia.