Charity Partners

We encourage all charities to get involved with the Reading Half Marathon and Green Park Challenge. Whether you are a local or national charity, being part of this event will give your charity fantastic exposure whilst encouraging our runners to raise thousands of pounds for your great cause.

Our objective is to transform the amount raised through these events for our Charity Partners. There are six levels of Charity Partnerships available, designed to suit all charities, big or small. If you are interested in being an official Charity Partner please email:

Proud to support & work with our 2024 charities below

Silver Partner

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that's a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or neurological condition - we're there when it matters.

For over 65 years, our doctors, nurses and carers have given people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can. We take the time to understand what's important to people and give them the choice and control over their care. For some this may mean specialist care in one of our centres, whilst others might need support in their own home.


BRONZE Partner

Babies in Buscot Support (BIBS) help to give sick and premature newborns at the Royal Berkshire Hospital the best possible start in life.

A small charity, run by parents of former Buscot (neonatal ward) graduates - every penny raised helps save tiny lives and provide emotional support for families. We fund life-saving equipment, improve facilities and care for the families who follow in our footsteps.

Join ‘Team BIBS’ today.


You will receive a FREE running vest plus incredible support throughout your training, on race day & beyond.



Berkshire Women’s Aid is a charity that supports all survivors of domestic violence and abuse across Berkshire. 

Our vision is to break the cycle of domestic abuse, today and for future generations. We work with survivors to find immediate routes to safety to recover and rebuild. To achieve this, we provide an array of services including refuge, outreach and education programmes.  



Camp Mohawk is a multi functional day centre for children with special needs, set in 5 acres of beautiful countryside, just outside Wargrave.  Throughout the year the centre provides a range of activities, facilities and natural space to encourage children with a variety of special needs to play, socialise and learn in a secure and caring environment.  Our vision is for children and young people with special needs arising from physical or cognitive disabilities to receive the support necessary to realise their full potential as valued individuals, with their disability being openly understood and accepted.



Royal Berks Charity provides vital funds that enhance the care and experience of patients and staff at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

It enables the funding of projects, equipment and endeavours that goes above and beyond what the NHS can provide.



Starting Point enables young people who face disadvantage to see transformation in their lives - we passionately believe every young person should have the chance of a brighter more hopeful future.  

We do this through mentoring, creating opportunities, and amplifying the voices of young people - empowering them to make and sustain lasting positive change in themselves and the Reading community.



We’re the Reading-based charity that uses sport and physical activity to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems.

Our award-winning programmes, delivered in partnership with the NHS, help aid recovery, promote mental wellbeing, improve physical health, combat social isolation and empower people in the UK to move their lives forward in a positive direction. 



As well as the Official Charity Partners above the following charities have Charity entries through Run For Charity, please click on one of the links below to find out how to run in 2024 for them...

ACTION AID ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY Wording: At Alzheimer’s Society we understand all aspects of dementia. We’re the only dementia charity that offers dedicated support to those who need us now, campaigns for change and funds groundbreaking research for a better tomorrow.

AUTISM ANGLIA Autism Anglia is an independent charity which enhances the lives of people affected by autism across East Anglia through providing care, support and education to children, adults and families.

CHILDRENS CANCER AND LEUKAEMIA GROUP Short sentence: CCLG is a leading children's cancer charity and the UK and Ireland's professional association for those involved in the treatment and care of children with cancer. We work to improve treatment and care, fund and support research into childhood cancers, and support families with expert information.

FIREFLY INTERNATIONAL Firefly supports children affected by war. Working in Syria and Turkey with Syrian refugees, in Bosnia, in Gaza supporting children with PTSD.

FREE TO KIDS Free to Be Kids uses joy, adventure and the Outdoors to transform the mental health of particularly vulnerable London children.

JUSTICE AND CARE Empowering men, women and children impacted by modern slavery to live in freedom.

MISSING PEOPLE Short sentence about the charity: Missing People are the only UK charity lifeline for anyone affected by missing or thinking of going missing.

MQ: TRANSFORMING MENTAL HEALTH: We fund groundbreaking research to increase our understanding of mental illness and radically improve diagnosis and treatment. We aim to change the lives of those affected and give them hope for a brighter future.

NEW FUTURES NEPAL Empowering disadvantaged children and adults of Nepal by promoting health, education and independence.

PRIORS COURT Providing education and residential care for young people with complex autism, aged 5-25, helping them to build brighter, more independent futures.

RUN 4 CANCER Run 4 Cancer is a small but committed charity aimed at providing respite trips and days out for families affected by cancer.

RETINA UK We are a charity supporting people affected by inherited sight loss and investing in medical research to help make their challenges a thing of the past.

SAMARITANS Every 10 seconds, Samaritans responds to a call for help. We’re here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

THAMES HOSPICE Proudly serving the community of East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire for more than 36 years, Thames Hospice provide specialist palliative and end-of-life care for people with a life-limiting illness, aged 16 years and over, as well as vital support for their families.

THAMES VALLEY AIR AMBULANCE Thames Valley Air Ambulance exists to give everybody within our community the best chance of surviving and recovering from an emergency.

THE ECTOPIC PREGNANCY TRUST The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust provides information, education, and support to those affected by ectopic pregnancy and to the health professionals who care for them.

WOMEN FOR REFUGEE WOMEN Women for Refugee Women is a charity that supports refugee and asylum-seeking women to rebuild their lives in the UK, on their terms.

YOUTH SPORT TRUST Too many children continue to face health and wellbeing challenges, and currently less than half of young people are meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendation of 60 minutes a day of physical activity.

Youth Sport Trust empower young people and equip educators to transform lives through sport and play.