The Charitable Runner

Charity news, tips for fundraising, choosing a charity to run for, inspiring stories and much more to get you on the charitable road!

Charity News

Most runners will be aware of the positive effects of physical activity on mental health, but it's likely they'll know less about the similarly positive effects of Kindness: the theme of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week (18–24 May).

Focus on ‘Kindness’ this Mental Health Awareness Week

Who to Run For

Four standing runners in yellow vests

Thinking of running for a charity? Not sure who to run for? Here's a list of the North's top charities to get you off the start line

runABC North's top charities

Our Charity Partner

Petra Desert Marathon 2020

Sports Tours International, the UK's leading specialist sports travel company works closely with leading charities organising sponsored trips to numerous top international sports events

Sports Tours International The Perfect Charity Partner

Charity Advice

Pink-clad runners

Running for charity? Fundraising tips, inspiring stories, how to choose a charity to run for and bags of advice to get you up-and-running and on the charitable road

Fundraising, Inspiration and Advice