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This page has information about opportunities to raise money for the Royal Hospital by running in a local race.
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There are plenty of organised runs taking place in Merseyside for all abilities. We are sure that with so much variety on offer we will be able to find the running event for you.
We offer free race places to all runners who pledge to raise a minimum of £100.
If you have secured your own place in a running event and would like to raise funds for your new Royal, please get in touch.
We would love to hear from you and send you a fundraising race pack!
Liverpool to Chester Ultra Marathon (50 miles)
Saturday 15 April 2017
Not for the faint-hearted! Have you done a few marathons and this now fails to be a challenge? Ever heard of an ultra-marathon? Ever wanted to do one? This 50 mile course follows the Trans-Pennine Trail and the River Mersey from Liverpool to Manchester, starting in Liverpool and finishing Manchester. This course has major checkpoints en route including food and refreshments and a well-deserved massive medal on completion.
Liverpool Spring 1K/5K and 10K
Saturday 6 May and Sunday 7 May 2017
One of the most popular and enjoyable running events in Liverpool. Taking place in the stunning Sefton Park, the course is super flat, therefore suitable for runners of all abilities- whether this is your first race or you are trying to smash your PB this really is the event for you.
Choose from the 5K on the Saturday or the 10K on the Sunday and enjoy the fantastic atmosphere with live music along the course. With bouncy castles and face painting to keep the kids entertained, you can be sure the whole family are entertained whilst you do your run!
What’s more, you’ll get a colourful medal, running t-shirt, goody bag and a free massage at the end- Something worth finishing for!
Chester Half Marathon/ 1KM Fun Run
Sunday 21 May 2017
The fast and largely flat city and rural race route will be run entirely on closed roads. The Chester Half is one of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in Chester.
Liverpool Rock N Roll 5K/ Half Marathon/ Marathon
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon and 1/2 returns 28th May. There’s loads to love with these eventful races- Saturday hosts the 5K, two-day Health & Fitness Expo and the half marathon and marathon events on Sunday. It’s an action packed weekend you really don’t want to miss- more music, more medals, more fun and more runners than last year. Come and join us and be a Royal Runner!
Sunday 24 September 2017
Calm Down, Calm Down, it’s just another 5K! Whether you have completed hundreds of races or are a complete newbie you are welcome to take part. Some will run, some will jog and others will walk. No matter what your pace is, if you finish the 5k course you’ll get our unique Scouse themed medal! The 5k starts next to St. George's Hall and passes many landmarks around the city before finishing opposite the magnificent Anglican Cathedral
1K fun run is for children. The run will be held at approximately 12.30pm and will commence when all of the 10K runners have completed their race. It is NOT a competitive run and seeks to encourage participation rather than competition.
Chester Marathon / Chester Metric Marathon
8 October 2017
The fast and largely flat spectacular city and rural race route combined with enthusiastic support and regular drinks/nutrition stations. The metric marathon is a 26.2km (16.3mile) race which is the ideal stepping stone from a half marathon to a full marathon.
Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, London
Sunday 8th October 2017
R Charity have luckily secured charity places for this sold out race!
Here are a few of the races available in the North West...
Join R team to receive your fundraising race pack, containing:
- R Charity running vest
- Training support and plans including a free health check
Top fundraising tips & fundraising ideas
- Personalised posters and sweep stake game
- Free energy bar
Why Run for the Royal?
- Great way to support R New Royal appeal
- Get fit whilst supporting a good cause
- The fundraising team will help you every step of the way
Click here to register your interest in a race on our Ask the Team form or call 0151 706 3150.
If you have any questions, please email the Fundraising Team here or phone us on 0151 706 3153.
R Charity : a registered charity
R Charity (Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust Charitable Funds) is a registered charity, charity number 1047988. Registration with the Charity Commission means we must maintain clear accounting records and prepare annual accounts. We must also prepare a trustees’ annual report to accompany our accounts. This is very important to us as it ensures all our activities and finances are transparent and scutinized by the Charity Commission as well as a independent auditor.
Details of the charity can be found on the Charity Commission website here. Simply click on the Search for a Charity page and then enter the charity number (1047988) into the Charity Search Box and you will be guided to the R Charity details.