Marathon Day Marathon

Run the Marathon Day Marathon. Click here to find out more about how you can run a marathon for Alder Hey Children’s Charity. Good luck!

As far as marathon events go, this one is particularly poignant because it takes place on ‘marathon day’ (26/2) and is therefore definitely one for the marathon list! An annual fitness challenge that sees many runners flock to the Deal sea front, this race is also the perfect excuse to get involved with some fundraising for Alder Hey Children’s Charity! To continue doing the amazing work that we do, we rely on donations from people who are running marathons just like this one. A marathon run for charity is the perfect way to help a good cause and improve your fitness at the same time!

Add the Marathon Day Marathon to your marathon list, whether you’re a marathon runner that enjoys taking part in long-distance races regularly, or you’re taking your very first marathon challenge. At Alder Hey Children’s Charity, appreciate every single donation that comes our way. After you’ve entered the marathon, it’s time to begin your training plan – remember, if you’re new to long-distance running, to leave yourself plenty of time to steadily improve your training, rather than rushing and getting injured. Once you’re able to complete a distance of 20 miles comfortably, you should be ready for your marathon.

 

If the Marathon Day Marathon is your challenge for Alder Hey, here's the four key steps you should take now:

  1. Email us or call us on 0151 252 5716 with your name, address and details of your charity marathon or other running event.
  2. Help friends, family and colleagues support you easily by sponsoring you online. Set up a free online donation page with JustgivingVirgin Money Giving or My Donate - they all automatically transfer the money you've raised to us after your charity running event.
  3. Check out our downloads page for a fundraising pack and an offline sponsorship form. 
  4. Spread the word and start preparing! Use your social networks and community organisations to let people know what you're doing - you can share your online donation page really easily on Facebook and Twitter.
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