Phoenix - Year End Marathon & Half Marathon

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Run either the Phoenix Year End Marathon or Half Marathon.

The Marathon

For a beautifully scenic marathon run for charity, look no further than the Phoenix Year End Marathon – which encourages runners to complete four laps of the Thames in a 26.2-mile challenge. Running any marathon is both a mental and physical challenge and requires a high level of fitness and a huge amount of training. Adding fundraising into the mix makes this a marathon a challenge like no other and we’d absolutely love it if you could consider raising money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity to help us to continue doing our amazing work. Whether you’re an experienced marathon runner or are completing your first marathon, every runner’s donations count!

The Half Marathon

If you’re less experienced, or even just prefer a shorter distance, this event is definitely one to consider and is also a fantastic way to improve your fitness and raise money for charity. The Firebird 4 is a series of marathons and half marathons, with the Year End being the final in the series. Enter all four or try your hand at one – it’s the taking part and fantastic fundraising that counts!

To find out more about how you can enter the Phoenix Firebird series marathon and half marathon, click here.

If a Phoenix Year End Marathon or Half 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 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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